Finding a Reproductive Technology Attorney

Kim Surratt reproductive technology law attorney

Navigating the legal landscape of reproductive technology can be complex and daunting for individuals and couples seeking fertility treatments or pursuing surrogacy and adoption.  With the growing demand for assisted reproduction services, finding an attorney who specializes in reproductive technology law is crucial to ensuring that your rights and interests are protected throughout the process.  Here are some key steps to help you find the right attorney.


Research & Referrals

Begin your search by conducting thorough research to identify an attorney or law firm specializing in reproductive technology law.  Look for professionals with extensive experience and expertise in this niche area of law.  You can start by seeking recommendations from trusted sources, such as fertility clinics, reproductive health organizations, support groups, or friends and family members who have gone through similar experiences. 


Online Resources

Utilize online resources to narrow down your options further.  Explore legal directories (such as State Bars), professional associations (such as the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction attorneys at, and websites dedicated to reproductive law to find attorneys in your area.  Review their profiles, credentials, and areas of specialization to ensure they have the relevant expertise to handle your case effectively. 



Once you have compiled a list of potential attorneys, schedule consultations to meet with them in person or virtually.  During these meetings, discuss your specific needs, concerns, and goals related to reproductive technology law.  Evaluate the attorney’s communication style, responsiveness, and approach to client representation.  Ask about their experience handling cases like yours and their success rates and track record of achieving favorable client outcomes.


Credentials & Experience

When choosing an attorney, consider their credentials, qualifications, and experience in reproductive law.  Look for professionals affiliated with reputable organizations such as the American Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.

Additionally, inquire about their involvement in relevant legal education and advocacy efforts.


Client Testimonials

Seek out client testimonials and reviews to gain insight into the attorneys’s reputation and client satisfaction.  Reading testimonials from past clients can provide valuable feedback on their experiences working with the attorney and the outcomes achieved in their cases. Pay attention to reviews that highlight the attorney’s professionalism, expertise, and ability to navigate complex legal issues effectively.


Costs & Fees

Discuss the attorney’s fee structure and billing practices upfront to ensure transparency and avoid surprises later.  Inquire about retainer fees, hourly rates, and any additional costs associated with legal services.  While cost is an important consideration, prioritize finding an attorney who offers high-quality representation and personalized attention to your unique legal needs. 



Finding the right reproductive technology law attorney is essential for individuals and couples embarking on their journey to parenthood through fertility treatments, surrogacy, or adoption. By conducting thorough research, seeking referrals, and scheduling consultations, you can identify a knowledgeable and experienced attorney who will advocate for your rights and interests every step of the way. With the right legal guidance and support, you can navigate the complexities of reproductive law with confidence and peace of mind. 


About the Author:  Kimberly (Kim) Surratt

Kim is the Senior Partner at Surratt Law Family Matters. She is an experienced surrogacy and assisted reproduction law attorney with 20+ years of experience. Kim also wrote and lobbied for every surrogacy statute in Nevada and mentored many attorneys in Nevada, California, and the United States. She has developed relationships with many fertility clinics, matching programs, agencies, and assisted reproduction attorneys worldwide. She is licensed in both Nevada and California and can help you realize your dream of being a parent. 


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