FAC 2021 Annual Event

The 2021 Florida Adoption Council annual conference will be virtual this year. The conference will have the the most up to date and relevant education on adoption for both lawyers and social workers. This multi-day event provides the opportunity to obtain a large amount of CLE/CEU credit at one time. Members and non-members alike may register for the conference. Sessions are available to assist the newest worker in the adoption area up to experienced professionals seeking advanced training. This years add-on classes range from Adoption 101 and Adoption Litigation topics. The conference will offer networking opportunities and vendor showcase with adoption related products and services. All sessions will be recorded and made available to everyone who is registered for the conference.

FLORIDA ADOPTION COUNCIL

ADOPTION SERVICES

ADOPTION ATTORNEYS

Adoption is entirely state law, so Florida licensed attorneys who are members are FAC can provide legal advice regarding Florida’s adoption… Read more.

ADOPTION PROFESSIONALS

Some FAC members work in the field of adoption but are not licensed attorneys or agencies. They may be licensed social workers, mental… Read more.

ADOPTION AGENCIES

Agencies licensed by the State of Florida to provide adoption services may also be members of FAC. Agencies may provide home study services… Read more.

FEATURED BLOG ARTICLES

Knowledge is power. FAC encourages its members, prospective adoptive parents, birth parents, and the public in general to be in the know about adoption. Articles and blog posts regarding adoption are included on the FAC website to disseminate important and timely information on issues, events, and individuals affecting adoption.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Elizabeth R. Berkowitz, Esq.

Elizabeth R. Berkowitz, Esq.

President, Board of Directors

Elizabeth R. Berkowitz, Esquire is an attorney with an extensive and exclusive practice in the area of adoption law... Read more.

Madonna M. Finney

Madonna M. Finney

Legislative Chair, Board of Directors

MADONNA is a Florida Board Certified Adoption Attorney who limits her practice to adoption law. She is a... Read more.

Tammi Driver

Tammi Driver

Board Member at Large

Tammi is a Florida Board Certified Adoption Attorney who limits her practice to adoption law. She is a... Read more.

Robert L. Webster III, Esq.

Robert L. Webster III, Esq.

Vice President, Board of Directors

Rob is a board-certified adoption attorney with Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. Rob’s practice focuses almost solely on...Read more.

Alice H. Murray, Esq.

Alice H. Murray, Esq.

Secretary, Board of Directors

Alice H. Murray has been handling domestic, non-relative infant adoptive placements for over 30 years as an attorney... Read more.

Mark Livings

Mark Livings

Board Member at Large

Mark Livings is theCEO and Founder CAIRS SOLUTIONS LLC / CAIRS SOLUTIONS PVT. INDIA, Mark is a seasoned IT executive with a strong strategy and technical orientation. He demonstrated... Read more.

Steve Price

Steve Price

Treasurer, Board of Directors

Steve Price is a past president of the Florida Adoption Council and currently the board treasurer. Read more.

Ellen Kaplan

Ellen Kaplan

Board Member at Large

Ellen Kaplan has been a practicing attorney since 1991 and is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar.  Read more.