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311 Jarvis Open Bar Series presents,

Parentage and Reproductive Technology

This panel of experts will discuss the legal and psychological issues related to the use of reproductive technology to build a family. Panelists will address recent changes to the definitions of parentage under the CLRA and the federal Assisted Human Reproduction Act. They will share their experiences drafting preconception, surrogacy and separation agreements, provide a context for understanding the anxieties brought forward by clients engaging with these technologies and discuss how they manage client conflicts and expectations. Practical tools, tips and case citations in this fast-growing area of family law will be provided.

This program features Chair, Justice Maria Sirivar, and speakers, Dara Roth Edney (MSW, RSW, Reproductive Counsellor, Informed Fertility), Kelly D. Jordan (Principal Lawyer at Kelly D. Jordan Family Law Firm), and Shirley Levitan (Family & Fertility Law, Adjunct Professor, Queens University Law School).

When: Monday, December 7th, 2020 from 4:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Where: Online through Zoom
Cost of Admission: FREE!

This is a continuing education program NOT open to the public. You must register in advance through the Family Lawyers Association at: . You will be sent a link and password to join the program. Please indicate your profession in your email.

The deadline to register is December 3rd, 2020. 

On the day of, the Zoom session will open at 4:30 PM. Please ensure to join the program at this time in order to avoid any delays in admittance. You are free to attend to other tasks until the program begins at 4:45 PM.

Please ensure to enter the meeting with your name as registered or you will risk being removed from the program.

This program has been accredited for 1 hour and 15 minutes of Substantive and 15 minutes of Professionalism Hours towards total CPD Requirements.

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