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MCAFM meets the last Tuesday of each month (except in summer) at the Bluewater Grill, 1720 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 from 11:45 a.m - 1:15 p.m.  Registration begins at  11:30 a.m.
There is networking, information exchange, a business meeting and a program with continuing education certificates. 

Cost:  Members with RSVP by noon Friday before the meeting --$25
          Walk-in Members, Non-Members and Guests -- $30





June 25, 2019

PROGRAM TOPIC:  What's New In the World of Adoption, Surrogacy and Assistive Reproductive Technologies.Dan Ziskin is a Phoenix attorney whose practice emphasizes adoptions from the standpoint of both the adoptive persons & couples and birth parents, and various forms of assistive reproductive technologies, such as embryo transfers and surrogacy, which includes same sex surrogacy, international surrogacy and surrogacy contract issues. Dan served as Co-Counsel for the Amicus Curiae Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys on the Terrell v.Torres case, which was decided in March, 2019 by the Arizona Court of Appeals and involved the natural parent's rights to their cryogenically preserved embryos.matters. 

PRESENTER:  Daniel I. Ziskin, Esq. practices in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury, adoptions and surrogacy. He has participated in approximately 4000 adoptions as attorney for adoptive persons & couples and birth parents. Dan has been actively involved in many surrogacy cases locally, nationally and internationally for over 27 years. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and the American Academy of Reproductive Technology Attorneys. Dan has represented the Maricopa County Bar Association before the Arizona State Legislature regarding adoption matters and during the past 30 years he has been a member of various committees tasked with redrafting Arizona's adoption laws. Dan is an active member of various professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, Arizona Attorneys for Justice, AzAJ Board of Directors and the Phoenix Trial Lawyers Board of which he is a past president. Dan has practiced law in Arizona since 1975 and he has an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubble. Dan's daughter is by adoption and his twin sons are through the Gift procedure.


           1720 E. Camelback Road

            Phoenix, AZ  85016


:   Registration and Networking at 11:30 a.m.

Meeting is 11:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

RSVP  RSVP at www.mcafm.orgEventsMonthly Meeting by noon on the Friday preceding the meeting date.

COST:     $25.00 for members who RSVP on time. $30.00 for non-members and members who 

        miss the deadline. YOU MAY AT THE DOOR.

CLE:    This program may provide up to one (1) continuing education credit hour based upon
a sixty (60) minute hour.

CANCELLATIONS:  You must cancel 48 hours prior to the meeting date. If you RSVP “yes” and do not cancel in time, you will be charged the applicable fee stated above.  You may cancel your RSVP online. Contact Michelle Buonincontri, Membership Chair, 48 hours prior to the meeting date, if you are having difficulty cancelling online at