FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Amber Burton Small
JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC
11450 N. Meridian
Carmel, IN 46032
CARMEL, IN – May 22, 2010 –Adoption Attorney Michele Jackson was a guest of Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi on his weekly radio show, “Crime Beat” which airs Saturdays from 3-5 pm on WIBC 93.1. This was Jackson’s second appearance on the show to discuss issues regarding human and child trafficking and international adoption, and came on the heels of her trip the previous week to Haiti, where concerns about child trafficking in the wake of the earthquake have affected international adoptions from Haiti.
Jackson traveled to Bulgaria and Haiti in April and May, respectively, for her work in international adoption. Child and human trafficking have been issues in both countries, and Jackson’s efforts through her adoption work as well as The Fatherless Foundation, a nonprofit charity she founded, are to bring awareness to the issue and to help educate and provide resources to reduce the number of children at risk for victimization. Jackson also emphasizes the importance of working with Hague approved, licensed adoption agencies when considering international adoption.
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.
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.