JHDJ Law to Discuss Human Trafficking & Adoption on “Crime Beat” with Carl Brizzi

CARMEL, IN – February 26, 2010 –Adoption Attorney Michele Jackson and Adoption Coordinator Amber Burton Small of Jocham Harden Dimick Jackson, PC (JHDJ Law) will be guests of Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi on his weekly radio show, “Crime Beat” which airs Saturdays from 3-5 pm on WIBC 93.1. Jackson and Small will appear on the February 27, 2010 show to discuss issues regarding human trafficking and international adoption in the wake of recent media attention following the crisis in Haiti.

Jackson is a founding member of Jocham Harden Dimick Jackson where she offers numerous legal services for domestic and international adoptions including private and agency adoptions, step-parent adoptions, second parent adoptions, and surrogacy contracts. In addition, Jackson offers other international family law services, including adoption contract reviews, international custody, abduction prevention, and orphan visa appeals. Jackson has been an Adjunct Law Professor at the IU School of Law, Indianapolis since January 2005, where she has taught classes on International Comparative Family Law and International Organizations Law. She has also directed seminars and Continuing Legal Education classes on topics such as “How to Pursue International Adoption,” “A Child Without a Family,” and “CHINS in Indiana.” A frequent speaker, Ms. Jackson has addressed audiences in Indiana, Colorado, Florida, Ohio and Illinois.

Small, a certified paralegal for more than 13 years, also serves as JHDJ Law’s Director of Business Development. She works with all prospective clients and manages public relations for the firm. As Adoption Coordinator for the firm’s Adoption Practice Group, she helps match birth and adoptive parents and assists with domestication of foreign adoption decrees. A 1994 graduate of Indiana University, Amber received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences and her paralegal certification (1997). She is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Public Management.

JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC, is a Carmel law firm providing personalized service with a responsive and compassionate approach. Experienced attorneys offer assertive advocacy for clients complemented by a philosophy focused on minimizing conflict and negotiating resolution. The practice assists clients in all areas of family law, adoption, mediation, and business litigation. For more information, please contact Amber Burton Small at 317.569.0770, or visit https://www.hardenjacksonlaw.com.