Cailee J. Alderman to Discuss Adoption Law and SIJS in Separate Chicago Bar Association and DePaul University Events

Kogut & Wilson partner Cailee J. Alderman will discuss adoption law and procedure as well as special immigrant juvenile status in two separate upcoming events.

CBA Adoption Law Committee

On Thursday, February 9 at 2 pm CST, Cailee will discuss changes in adoption law, step-parent/related adoptions, red flags in adoption and more at the Chicago Bar Association’s “Back to Basics: Adoption Law Post-Pandemic” seminar.

She will join other attorneys to discuss handling the basic types of adoption that new practitioners may come across, as well as other relevant topics including:

  • The current adoption environment
  • Pandemic-driven changes to Cook County adoption court procedures
  • Cases to avoid
  • Representing same-gender couples
  • Adult adoptions
  • Representing indigent parents in contested adoptions
  • Estate planning considerations in adoption

For more details or to register to attend, visit the CBA’s website here.

DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center

As part of DePaul’s Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center’s Adoption Law Awareness Week, Cailee was invited to share insights with DePaul University College of Law students about special immigrant juvenile status as it relates to adoption law.

The presentation will take place on Monday, February 13 from 12 - 1 pm CST.

For more information, visit DePaul’s events page here.

Cailee represents clients in all areas of family and matrimonial law, with a focus on divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, guardianship and special immigrant juvenile status.


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