October 19

Attorney Karen Persis moderates panel on Embryo Disposition issues

Embryo-Disposition-Moderator Attorney Karen Persis moderates panel on Embryo Disposition issuesKaren Persis was fortunate to attend the American Bar Association’s Fall CLE in Beaver Creek, Colorado in October, where she moderated a panel relating to issues surrounding Embryo Disposition. Continuing legal education opportunities in the assisted reproductive technology field are so crucial for ART lawyers, so that they can remain at the forefront with regard to issues in this ever-changing legal and medical landscape.

April 12

Karen Persis wins the Lawrence G. Matthews, Jr. Young Professionalism Award from the Orange County Bar Association

Professionalism-Award-Winners Karen Persis wins the Lawrence G. Matthews, Jr. Young Professionalism Award from the Orange County Bar Association

Former Florida Supreme Court Justice James E.C. Perry, along with professionalism award winners Charles T. Wells, Judge Arthur Briskman, and Karen Persis

Florida Surrogacy Lawyer Karen Persis was honored to be named the winner of the Orange County Bar Association’s Prestigious Lawrence G. Matthews, Jr. Young Professionalism Award, which is awarded annually to one attorney under the age of 40 each year for their reputation of upholding high professional and ethical standards. She accepted the award and spoke at an awards ceremony at the Orange County Courthouse on March 8, 2017, and will be the Keynote Speaker at the Orange County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section Luncheon on April 21, 2017.

May 12

Karen Persis attends law conference on Surrogacy, Egg Donation, and Embryo Donation issues

Florida Surrogacy Attorney Karen Persis just returned from the American Bar Association’s annual family law conference in Carlsbad, California, where she participated in courses in meetings relating to several aspects of assisted reproductive technologies from May 6-May 9. Ms. Persis is a member of the American Bar Association Assisted Reproductive Technologies Committee. When choosing an attorney, it is important to consider one that remains active and up to date on this ever-changing area of the law. Ms. Persis was able to participate in seminars relating to ethical considerations regarding clinics and agencies, international updates to surrogacy and egg donation law, and issues relating to egg donation, as well as many others.