Same Sex Legal Issues '14

Recorded March 20, 2014

Co-Sponsors

Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, Inc.

Presiding

Randall M. Kessler, Program Co-Chair, Kessler & Solomiany, LLC, Atlanta

Dennis G. Collard, Program Co-Chair, Kessler & Solomiany, LLC, Atlanta

Welcome and Program Overview

Randall M. Kessler , Dennis G. Collard

Nationwide status of marriage equality; discussion of U.S. v. Windsor (DOMA) and hollingsworth v. perry (CA Proposition 8

Dennis G. Collard

resolution of same sex legal issues when divorce is not available: alternative use of the law; including use of Alternative Dispute resolution

  • Daniel A. Bloom, Pachman Richardson, LLC, Atlanta
  • Kathleen M. Womack, Kathleen M. Womack, P.C., Atlanta

SAME SEX COUPLES IN THE FEDERAL SECTOR

Wm. John Camp, Westmoreland, Patterson, Moseley & Hinson, LLP, Warner Robins

THE INITIAL CONSULTATION: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS in same sex cases

  • Kathleen M. Womack
  • Daniel A. Bloom
  • Dennis G. Collard

FROM HERE TO EQUALITY: LEGAL CHALLENGES AND LITIGATION STRATEGIES FROM INSIDE THE LGBT
RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Elizabeth L. Littrell, Lambda Legal, Atlanta

DISCUSSION OF IMMIGRATION AND SAME SEX COUPLES; VIEWS ON SEXUAL MINORITY ISSUES

Scott C. Titshaw, Associate Professor, Mercer University School of Law, Macon

TAX ISSUES AFFECTING SAME SEX COUPLES INCLUDING THE POST-WINDSOR LANDSCAPE

Dana P. Shaffner, Shaffner Law, Atlanta

adoption and other child related issues for same sex couples

Lori M. Surmay, The Law Office of Lori M. Surmay, Atlanta