CLE & Events

Adoption for LGBT couples and unmarried couples

Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Venue: Glacial Lakes Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $35.00

Deadline to Register: Monday, June 4, 2018

Adoption is an important tool in protecting the rights of non-biological parents for LGBT couples and unmarried couples.  John Buchholz and Lindsay Flint will discuss the impact that marriage equality has had on adoption practice and share their insights and practical advice on working with LGBT families and with unmarried couples seeking to adopt. John and Lindsay will discuss the mndocs document assembly system and share potential pitfalls and adoption tips for completing adoptions for married LGBT couples and all unmarried couples.


John Buchholz is a solo attorney practicing exclusively in adoption, surrogacy, and estate planning, with a specific emphasis on family building for LGBT couples and couples facing infertility. He earned his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 2009.

J. Lindsay Flint is currently the Director of Legal Services for Cancer Legal Care. Prior to this position, her practice was focused on adoptions and estate planning for LGBT families.  Lindsay maintains a limited adoption practice with LGBT families. She obtained her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1989.

Michael Trittipo, Attorney Editor, MSBA. Michael is an attorney editor with the MSBA. He earned his J.D. cum laude in 1981, and practiced law for several years. He currently maintains the MSBA's mndocs templates using the HotDocs platform.

CLE Credits:

1.5 CLE credit will be applied for | Event Code:


MSBA Member:  FREE
Non-Member:  $35.00 
Law Student: FREE

Remote Participation: Instructions will be sent the day before the CLE.



No sessions have been associated with this event.