Melissa Brisman Esq. to speak at seminar on Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy.

Melissa Brisman expert on international and national reproductive law will speak on November 10th for the New England Fertility seminar on"Building Families through Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains NY.
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Oct. 28, 2010 - PRLog -- New  England Fertility Institute  is pleased to announce that Melissa Brisman Esq.  will be part of the professional panel at their seminar on Egg Donation and Gestational Surrogacy, taking place on November 10th at 5:30 pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel 66 Hale St. White Plains, NY.

Melissa is the first attorney to obtain court orders directing that the genetic parents be placed on the original birth certificates of their children born to gestational carriers in the State of Maine, in 1997, and the State of New Jersey, in 2000. She also argued and won landmark gestational carrier cases before the Supreme Court of Massachusetts in 2001 and the State Supreme Court of New York in 2004, setting legal precedents for birth orders in these states.

Melissa has been a keynote speaker at numerous events and organizational activities and for prestigious institutions across the country including the New Jersey Society for Reproductive Nursing Specialists conference, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Cornell Hospital and the Donor Egg Conference held each year in Charleston, South Carolina. Melissa is on the board of the American Fertility Association, Fertile Dreams and Conceive Magazine. She is the legal advisor and a Board Member of Parents Via Egg Donation (PVED). Melissa is a professional member of Resolve, the American Bar Association-Family Law Section-Reproductive and Genetic Technology Committee (ABA), the Egg Donation and Surrogacy Professional Organization (EDSPA), the Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy (OPTS), The Embracing Hope Scholarship Committee and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Melissa was the recipient of the 2004 Star of Resolve Award and is a chapter author of Reproductive Medicine Secrets by Zev Rosenwaks. In 2006, Melissa B. Brisman's law firm, Melissa B. Brisman, Esq., LLC was named as a finalist for the prestigious 2006 Forbes Enterprise Award. Melissa is also the author of numerous articles on the subjects of gestational carriers and reproductive law.

Many families who are struggling with infertility may need to consider egg donation or gestational surrogacy as a means to achieving family building . This seminar will provide you with information on the medical, legal and therapeutic aspects of egg donation and gestational surrogacy.

To register for the seminar or to receive more information please contact Marion Welch at or visit the following websites
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