Articles Tagged with “Michele Jackson”

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Michele Jackson, Wayne DeVeydt, and Family to be Honored at Donaldson Adoption Institute’s Taste of Spring Event

Carmel, IN – May 3, 2016 – Michele Jackson, her husband, Wayne DeVeydt, and their family will be honored as the inaugural Modern Family Award recipients at the Donaldson Adoption Institute (“DAI”)’s Taste of Spring 2016 event on May 5, 2016 in New York, NY. The Modern Family Award is presented to a family that reflects the “changing landscape of the American family” through adoption, and exhibits the DAI’s core values of “openness, understanding, and respect.”

MLJ WEB2.jpgAttorney Michele Jackson was profiled in this week’s Indianapolis Business Journal. Below is the text from the article. We are so proud of Michele and the work she does to advocate for orphans around the world.

“Michele Jackson marched into an internship in 1999 hoping to deliver a swift blow to international injustices against women and children.

The 24-year-old Indiana University law student didn’t realize how unpleasant the topics would be.

MLJ headshot.jpgMichele Jackson, an attorney at Harden Jackson Law, is presenting on International Adoption at the 37th Annual Child Welfare Symposium sponsored by the Joint Council on international children’s services (JCICS) on May 21st, 2013.

The lightning talk is titled, Analysis of Risk in an International Adoption Program and Strategic Planning for Growth Amidst the Risk and Hague Convention. It is part of a fast-paced session for attendees to hear about different child and family-related topics from professionals in a variety of fields.

The Joint Council helps orphaned and vulnerable children live in a permanent and safe family by advocating on their behalf, marshaling the resources they need, educating those who serve them and mobilizing those who care. Joint Council and its partner organizations provided services to 2.1 million children and families in 2010.

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Leah Potter HARDEN JACKSON LLC 11450 N. Meridian, Carmel, IN 46032 Phone: 317.569.0770 Email: lpotter@hardenjacksonlaw.com Web site: www.hardenjacksonlaw.com

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Attorney, Michele Jackson, a founder of HARDEN JACKSON, LLC where she serves as Chair of the Adoption & Reproductive Law Practice Group and concentrates her law practice in adoption, surrogacy, and international family law gives information about the different ways to adopt and considerations for each type.

There are several types of adoption that you may want to consider. The following is general information about adoption that may assist you making a decision regarding whether or not to pursue an adoption for your family.

Domestic Agency Adoption:

Michele Jackson appeared on Indianapolis Lifestyle show, Indy Style, this morning to discuss the laws around domestic and international adoption in Indiana. Jackson also gives some information on Indiana’s celebration of National Adoption Day on November 8th at the City County Building.

November is adoption month

Indiana will be celebrating National Adoption Day on November 8, 2012 at the Marion County Courthouse. The event is cosponsored by the Children’s Bureau. In collaboration with local DCS offices, adoption attorneys and private adoption agencies are finalizing adoptions and holding receptions for adoptive families. There will be food, vendor booths, adoption information and free family portraits for those who attend. All families who have adopted or are interested in adoption are welcome to attend.

Attorney Michele Jackson, who sat on the event planning committee, will be speaking at various times throughout the day about her professional plight in assisting orphans around the world and her personal plight of adopting. Ms. Jackson will attend two adoption finalization hearings in the courthouse, which will be celebrated among others.

There will be media presence and media outlets are encouraged to attend. The event will be from 10:00am-4:00pm at Indianapolis Marion County Building, 200 E. Washington Street, 17th Floor. Vendors will be located on the first floor beginning at 11:30.