The 11th Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law
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Wells Conference

The Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw), in collaboration with Capital University Law Review, is pleased to sponsor the 11th Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law:

Practice and Policy in Contested and Disrupted Adoptions

Each year the Wells Conference attracts professionals and academics who
are pioneers and innovators in the fields of child welfare and adoption law.

Date: March 12, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Capital University Law School
303 East Broad Street
Columbus Ohio   43215


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Approved for 4.25 Continuing Education credits for social workers and counselors. Our approved provider number is RCS071302.

This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 4.25 total CLE hours instruction.


Cynthia Mabry-King
Professor of Law, Howard University School of Law
Migration of American Children from the United States for Adoption by Parents who are Residents of Other Countries: What Should Happen When Things Go Wrong?

Karen Stoutamyer Law, JD
Fellow, American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
"Rehoming": Practice, legislative, and policy issues

Deborah Gnann, Esq., Barbara VanSlyck, LSW, MSEd, CA, Ellen Wristen, Esq.
Meeting the Pre- and Post- Adoption Needs of Children and Families

Linda Britton, JD
Director, Commission on Youth at Risk, American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
No Bystanders: Emerging Due Process Protections for Children, Youth and Foster Parents in Child Welfare Cases

Kathi Yu
U.S. Department of State, Adoptions Officer, Office of Children's Issues
State Department responses to informal, secondary placements -"rehoming".

Adam Pertman
President, The National Center on Adoption and Permanency
Special Issues in Adoption Disruption and Dissolution

Registration Fee:
$75.00 - Attorneys Seeking CLE credit
$60.00 - Government/Non-profit Attorneys Seeking CLE credit
$50.00 - All others 

Registrations cancelled prior to February 28, 2015 will be refunded, less a $20 processing fee; the fee will not be refunded for cancellations after that date. Fee includes boxed lunch.

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