Dedicated to Ethical Family Formation

The American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA) is a credentialed, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of best legal practices in the area of assisted reproduction and to the protection of the interests of all parties, including the children, involved in assisted reproductive technology matters.

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Securing Legal Ties for All Family Types

There are few things more important than securing the legal relationship between a parent and a child. AAARTA attorneys are up-to-date on the advances in medical science that allow for a wide variety of options for parents to build families through egg donation, sperm donation, embryo donation, and/or gestational surrogacy.

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Members with Experience

AAARTA members must have completed at least fifty (50) diverse ARTs matters prior to being invited to join AAARTA. The matters must include such legal services such as obtaining parentage or birth orders, drafting and negotiating surrogacy, egg donor and sperm donor contracts and drafting or reviewing embryo donation contracts.

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Mid-Year Conference in Chicago - Don't miss it! 

Mid-Year Conference in Chicago.

Coming Together to Address Family Building Challenges from October 4 - October 6, 2015.

The AAAA/AAARTA ARTs fall conference will offer CLE’s covering Health Insurance and the ACA; International Practice Issues; Same Sex Parentage Updates; Medical Advances in Assisted Reproduction, ART 101, and more. The Conference will offer multiple introductory and advanced sessions. Attorneys from across the country and abroad will be available to share knowledge and practical experience.


Find an Attorney

An expert in assisted reproductive technology law will help ensure that your family building matter proceeds smoothly. Our Online Adoption and ART Academy Member Directory lists the current fellows of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys in each State.

Considering Adoption?

If you are interested in learning about building your family through adoption, please visit us at the Aaa Alogo Only(American Academy of Adoption Attorneys) clicking here gets you to the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Website.

Interested in Joining AAARTA?

Click here for our application to AAARTA. We look forward to seeing you join AAARTA.


Webinars for Purchase

Click here to purchase Webinars on ART and Adoption Matters.

Focus on a Fellow

An Interview With Douglas Donnelly

Doug Donnelly is a big man with a big heart. When I sat down to interview him, his passion for his faith, his family, and adoption law burst from him, and he spoke with tears in his eyes.  He explained that being emotional is in his DNA: “I am from a big Irish family and all too often tears are just beneath the surface.”   Continue Reading . . .

Events in 2015

Navigating the Ethical and Practical Pitfalls of Adoption and ART Law

On June 11, 2015, at 2:00 EST, Fellows Doug Donnelly and Robert Walmsley will present “Navigating the Ethical and Practical Pitfalls of Adoption and ART Law.” To sign up click here: Navigating the Ethical and Practical Pitfalls of Adoption and ART Law

Mid-Year Conference In Chicago - Open to All

Coming Together to Address Family Building Challenges . Our Mid-Year Conference will be taking place in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, October 4 through Tuesday, October 6, 2015.  Please join AAARTA and AAAA in Chicago as we all come together to address family building challenges.  Clink on the link above to take you to our Conference page.  We can't wait to see you there!  See the  Chicago-CLE Schedule (Draft).