I have been a practicing attorney in Illinois for more than 30 years. When I... more
I have been a practicing attorney in Illinois for more than 30 years. When I graduated from law school, there were very few women attorneys in private practice. For the first year of my career, I worked for a large firm representing insurance companies. I was the only woman attorney in the city at that time, and very soon, the firm started receiving calls for me to represent people going throug... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.