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Are you looking to build an understanding of one of the most rewarding areas of law? This guide will walk you through the different adoption processes and provide you with the necessary forms for handling adoption cases. Examine procedures for independent/private, agency, interstate, stepparent, relative and other types of adoptions. Learn how to avoid adoption pitfalls, receive pointers for tackling the various issues that can arise and more. Don't miss this opportunity - order today!
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Attendance of this program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of online CLE credit, including 1.0 ethics. No more than 6.0 hours of online CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period. This program qualifies for family law specialization certification credit.
JESSICA ARTHUR is an attorney with Cape Fear Family Law. Ms. Arthur's main areas of practice are divorce and family law. She is admitted to practice law in North Carolina and is a member of the North Carolina Bar. Ms. Arthur earned her J.D. degree from the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia.
PARKER HERRING is a board certified specialist in family law and is the founding member of the law firm of Herring Mills PLLC. She also is the director of A Child’s Hope, a licensed child placing agency, and is the only attorney in North Carolina who directs an adoption agency. The agency was founded in 2000 and has placed over 315 North Carolina children for adoption. Ms. Herring has practiced for 30 years and speaks frequently at continuing education seminars on adoption and other family law topics. She also practices assisted reproduction, as well as all aspects of divorce law. Ms. Herring is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Wake Forest University School of law. She’s a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, and the North Carolina Collaborative Lawyers.
BOBBY D. MILLS practices law in Raleigh as an attorney with the firm of Herring Mills PLLC. His areas of practice include family law and adoption. Mr. Mills earned his B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. He is a board certified specialist in family law by the North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Mills frequently speaks on family law issues to various business and professional groups. He is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, the Wake County and North Carolina bar associations, as well as the North Carolina State Bar.
MICHELE G. SMITH is a member of the firm of Hill Evans Jordan & Beatty, PLLC, practicing in the area of family law and adoption. Ms. Smith is a former chair of the Adoption Committee for the North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Section, and a former director on the Executive Board of the Greensboro Bar Association. Ms. Smith regularly participates in ethics interviews for the North Carolina State Bar. She is a member of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, Guilford County Chapter and the Triad Collaborative Family Law Practice Group, as well as a former member of the Guilford Inn of Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Family Law & Litigation sections; North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section; and the Greensboro Bar Association. Ms. Smith earned her B.S degree, cum laude, from Appalachian State University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Wake Forest University.
BRINTON D. WRIGHT is the principal member of the Law Offices of Brinton Wright, PLLC, in Greensboro, North Carolina. He has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1976. Mr. Wright’s practice consists primarily of adoption law (adoptive parent, birth parent and agency representation) but also includes representing small businesses, estate planning, and estate and trust administration. He co-chairs the Adoption Committee of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. Mr. Wright has been influential in the drafting and promoting of numerous changes to North Carolina adoption statutes, including changes that promote interstate adoption and clarify adoption procedure. He was the first North Carolina lawyer to become a fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, a national organization of attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the field of adoption law. For more than 20 years Mr. Wright has also been involved with the governance of the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina, North Carolina’s oldest and largest adoption agency, having served on its Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, and Foundation Committee. From 1999 to 2001, he chaired the agency’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Wright is a regular presenter at seminars on North Carolina adoption law. In 2008, the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute awarded him its Angel in Adoption™ recognition. Mr. Wright earned his Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, Master of Business Administration degree from the University of New Hampshire, and Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University.