Law School alumna appointed Chair of ABA Assisted Reproduction Technology Committee
Charleston School of Law alumna Stephanie M. Brinkley (’10) has been appointed Chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) Committee for the 2022-2023 year.
In a press release issued by Brinkley Law Firm the attorney said she was “honored” by the appointment adding, “I am excited to guide the council’s focus and direction as we continue our efforts to shape policy and law surrounding fertility and family law.”
The ART Committee is a dynamic group of attorneys who work collaboratively to provide resources related to the legal and ethical consequences of technology advances for assisted reproduction and genetic science.
Brinkley is a member of the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), Resolve, and the Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS). She earned her juris doctor from Charleston School of Law in 2015.
Studies and reports on the legal and ethical ramifications of advances in the technology of assisted reproduction, and in the science of genetics, that relate to family law, through CLE programs; publications; development of model legislation; and making of Reports and Recommendations through the Section of Family Law to the ABA; and by these efforts, influence public policy, legislation, and, as amici curiae, court decisions, that impact the individuals and institutions involved, toward the end of promoting progress in, and betterment of, the law, as well as the practice of law.
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