Barbara and John have been members of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys since
1993. The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (“AAAA”) is committed to improving
the lives of children by advocating for the benefits and stability provided through adoption and family building.


“AAAA has more than 300 members who are experts in the complexities of interstate and
intercountry adoptions. Members must maintain their practice according to the highest standards
of professionalism, competence and ethics. AAAA’s mission is to support the rights of children
to live in safe, permanent home with loving families; to insure appropriate consideration of the
interests of all parties to adoption; and to assist in the orderly and legal process of adoption.”