The Anatomy of Assisted Reproduction: The Journey to Modern Family Formation

April 17, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Reception to follow

Designed for attorneys and people attempting pregnancy through ART, this one-day symposium explores Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) from many angles including legal, medical, ethical, and international viewpoints. World-renowned experts from various fields will be sharing recent innovations and insights they have gleaned from the field.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast/Registration

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Guy E. Ringler, M.D., California Fertility Partners Lawrence Werlin, M.D., Coastal Fertility Medical Center

Experiencing Infertility: Medical Insights into Assisted Reproduction

Guy E. Ringler, M.D.
California Fertility Partners

Lawrence Werlin, M.D.
Coastal Fertility Medical Center

*MCLE credits: 1

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Kate W. Lyon, J.D., Attorney at Law Carole Lieber-Wilkins, Marriage and Family Therapist Wendie Wilson-Miller, President, Gifted Journeys, an Egg Donation Agency

Meeting Your ART Partners: Lawyers, Agencies and Mental Health Specialists

Kate W. Lyon, J.D.
Attorney at Law

Carole Lieber-Wilkins
Marriage and Family Therapist

Wendie Wilson-Miller
President, Gifted Journeys, an Egg Donation Agency

*MCLE credits: 1.5

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Michelle Keeyes, J.D., Reproductive Law Center Molly O’Brien, Vorzimer Masserman Fertility & Family Law Center

ART in the Courts: Establishing Parentage of ART Conceived Children

Michelle Keeyes, J.D.
Reproductive Law Center

Molly O’Brien, J.D.
Vorzimer Masserman Fertility & Family Law Center

*MCLE credits: 1

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Professor Judith Daar, Whittier Law School

Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Professor Judith Daar
Whittier Law School

*MCLE credits: .5

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Andrew Vorzimer, J.D., Vorzimer Masserman Fertility & Family Law Center Professor Deborah Forman, Whittier Law School

Mishaps, Mistakes, and Malfeasance: Ethical Approaches to Problems in Assisted Reproduction

Andrew Vorzimer, J.D.
Vorzimer Masserman Fertility & Family Law Center

Professor Deborah Forman
Whittier Law School

*MCLE credits: 1

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Assistant Professor Erez Aloni, Whittier Law School

ART for Non-Traditional (and Less Traditional) Families

Assistant Professor Erez Aloni
Whittier Law School

MCLE credits: .75

3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Richard B. Vaughn, J.D., International Fertility Law Group

A Global Approach: The Complexities of International ART

Richard B. Vaughn, J.D.
International Fertility Law Group

*MCLE credits: .75 MCLE

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Networking Reception


*Whittier Law School, provider #2076, is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit in the amount of up to 6.5 hours of general MCLE credit.

Tickets:
$95 in advance
$75 for WLS Alumni
$25 for WLS Alumni who graduated within the last 3 years
Free for students from Whittier Law School or other institutions (with valid Student ID)

Purchase tickets and RSVP here