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Mr. Strachman is a partner in McIntyre, Tate and Lynch LLP, Rhode Island's leading family law law firm. His is admitted to the Rhode Island and Massachusetts bars as well as a dozen federal courts.
His practice focuses on all aspects family law and elder law, including all adoption related matters.
He is an internationally known litigator and has tried cases in numerous U.S. jurisdictions and has been an adjunct law professor as UMASS School of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law, Southern New England School of Law and Roger Williams University undergraduate legal studies program. Mr. Strachman is a frequently continuing legal education lecturer for the National Business Institute and other organizations and is the author of the case book Civil Terrorism Litigation and chapters in treatises on family and probate law.
Mr. Strachman has provided pro bono services to the Alliance for Better Long Term Care, Rhode Island Meals on Wheels, Rhode Island Volunteer Guardianship Program and Chabad of Rhode Island and serves on the board of directors of the Rhode Island Tourette Syndrome Association.
Los Angeles Surrogacy Center
9107 Wilishire Blvd., Suite 450 Beverly Hills, California 90210
Dawn Marmorstein is a 4x former surrogate mother and founder of Los Angeles Surrogacy Center, a full-service agency dedicated to providing the highest calibre of personalized service to both recipient parents and surrogate mothers alike for a reasonable agency fee.
Her agency doesn't ever charge a separate agency fee for egg donors if a recipient retains the agency for a full-service surrogacy journey. Most importantly, Dawn believes that a healthy surrogate mother produces a healthy surrogate baby, and has created a mandatory wellness program in which each of her agency's surrogate mothers participate to help assure a healthy baby and surrogate mother. Dawn also hosts "The ABCs of Surrogacy" on blogtalkradio.com, a twice weekly program which provides a fascinating comprehensive overview of surrogacy for those considering becoming recipient parents or surrogate mothers, as well as those merely curious about what surrogacy is all about.
Deborah Lancaster M.S., R.N., is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in Troy, Michigan, specializing in the field of infertility, reproductive medicine, and third party family building. Special interests include pregnancy loss, secondary infertility, adoption, single parenting, third party reproduction, issues related to disclosure to children, and child-free living.
She is a professional member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Mental Health Professional Group and The American Fertility Association.
Denise E. Seidelman Esq.
Rumbold & Seidelman, LLP
116 Kraft Avenue Suite 3 Bronxville, New York 10708
Denise Seidelman is a partner in Rumbold & Seidelman. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Washington College of Law. She was admitted to the New York Bar in 1980 and is also a member of the New Jersey Bar. Denise is admitted to practice before the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Denise is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is a regular speaker at the Adoptive Parents Committee annual conference and has also lectured on behalf of the New York State Bar Association on the legal aspects of the adoption process. Denise is a contributor to the American Fertility Association newsletter on adoption related issues. In addition to her law practice, Denise serves as a mediator in the areas of Child Permanency Mediation, Parent/Child Mediation and Community Mediation. As noted above, Denise frequently co-mediates with her law partner Nina Rumbold.
Denise began her legal career as a trial attorney for the Criminal Defense Division of the Legal Aid Society where she tried numerous cases to verdict before leaving in 1985. From 1986 until 1995 she was the Senior Hearing Officer for the Transit Adjudication Bureau and from 1993 continuing until 2003 she served as a Hearing Officer for the New York State Department of Agriculture.