As an adoptive mom and an attorney, I
understand how it feels to sit on both sides of the table. I know what it's like to place your private hopes in someone elseís hands and become
part of a process you canít always control. But I also know that there
are happy endings Ė when I hear my daughter laugh, the rest of the
world disappears. Thatís why I practice adoption law.
every adoption as if it were my own. My goal is to give you the
information you need to make decisions confidently, and to walk beside
you through the process of building your family. You are entitled to
the peace of mind that comes with the competent, careful management of
the legal aspects of adoption. You are also entitled to a lawyer who
understands that this is probably the most challenging experience of your
My clients have my home and cell phone numbers and are
instructed to use them whenever necessary. I am also available for
client meetings outside regular business hours and at locations other
than my office. If you are ready to begin the adoption process, I
invite you to call or email me to schedule a free initial consultation.
Whether or not you choose to work with me, I hope this website will be a helpful resource.
If you are in the process of deciding whether adoption is right for
you, please visit the FAQ page for answers to
some common questions. The Resources page also contains links to a
variety of organizations, publications and references.
∑ If you are a potential adoptive parent looking for an attorney, please read the Attorney Information page to learn more about me.
If you are an expectant mother considering making an adoption plan for
your baby, please visit the For Birthparents page.
For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call me at 206-812-7458, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org