FAC 2022 Annual Event

The 2022 Florida Adoption Council annual conference will be held at The Shores Resort & Spa located in DAYTONA BEACH Florida. The conference will have the the most up to date and relevant education on adoption for both lawyers and social workers. This two-day event, with an additional day of add-on class, 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 class is Adoption Litigation. The conference offers networking opportunities, social events, and a vendor showcase with adoption related products and services.

Flip Flop Fiesta Mixer Event – 10/27 6pm – 8pm

The 2022 Florida Adoption Council Conference offers time for leisure as well as for learning. Come join fellow attendees and their guests Thursday evening, October 27th for FAC’s Flip Flop Fiesta on the hotel’s patio. Enjoy a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean as well as food, fun, and friends–old and new. Mix and mingle in a casual, relaxed atmosphere as you experience ocean breezes, live music, hors d’oeuvres, and a light buffet. But wait! There’s more! Summer fire pits provide the opportunity to have s’more fun. The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m., but attendees are welcome to remain on the patio afterwards. Following the event, take advantage of the venue’s tiki bar and consider a casual stroll on a moonlit beach.

Conference Dates:

  • October 26, 2022 – Adoption Litigation
  • October 27 – 28, 2022 – FAC Main Conference
  • October 27, 2022 6pm – 8pm – Flip Flop Fiesta Mixer Event

 

 

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... 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.

Linda Rotz

Linda Rotz

Board Member at Large

Linda Rotz is Director of Adoptive Services for Lifetime Adoption. Since 2001 ... Read more.

Mark Livings

Mark Livings

Board Member at Large

Mark Livings is the CEO 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.

Daniel M. Hartzog, Jr., Esq

Daniel M. Hartzog, Jr., Esq

Board Member at Large

Dan is the Executive Director of Heartfelt Adoptions. Dan received his Juris... Read more.