The Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy
 




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Gurnee, IL 60031
Telephone:
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OPTS thanks its Professional members, website contributors and advertisers for their support this year. Whenever you need an agency, doctor, lawyer or therapist, please use a practitioner on the following list. These are the professionals who have shown a commitment to OPTS' work and mission and who are providing support and advocacy for the greater surrogacy community. Please support them back with your business.


Professional Members for 2007


 

CALIFORNIA


Fertility Source Companies (The Donor Source, The Surrogacy Source)

http://www.TheSurrogacySource.com
2151 Michelson Dr. #125
Irvine, CA 91752


Cristie Montgomery
Surrogate Parenting Services

Laguna Niguel, CA
http://www.surrogateparenting.com

Janetti Marotta, Ph.D.,(Therapist)
Palo Alto, CA
heart101@pacbell.net 
http://www.janettimarotta.com

Law Office of Willard K. Halm
Los Angeles, CA 
http://www.surrogacyattorney.com

Law office of Diane Michelsen
Lafayette, CA 
Email: diane@lodm.com
Website: http://www.familyformation.com

The Law Offices of Mary Cedarblade
Fairfax, CA
(415) 459-8994
cedarblade@aol.com

Shelley Tarnoff, JD, LMFCC
(therapist and lawyer)
Piedmont, CA
(510) 482-2226
LawSMT@aol.com

David Smotrich, MD, FACOG
Smotrich Center for Reproductive Enhancement
La Jolla, Ca
Smotrichmd@aol.com
SMOTRICHCENTER.COM

Chriso Zouves, MD
Zouves Fertilty Center
Daly City, CA
1-800-800-1160
Zouves@GoIVF.com
www.GoIVF.com

Growing Generations,LLC
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 965-7500
Family@GrowingGenerations.com
www.growinggenerations.com

COLORADO

 

Celia Alberts, Attorney at Law
Email: cala79@prodigy.net

David M. Herrera, Attorney at Law
Fort Collins, CO 
http://www.coloradosurrogacylaw.com 

 


GEORGIA


Irene Celcer
Atlanta, Ga
(404) 869-8902

Linda Stamm, Psy.D.
Roswell, GA, 
LindaSTamm@Bellsouth.net

 

ILLINOIS

Shirley Zager
Parenting Partners
Gurnee, IL
(847) 782-0224
bzager@msn.com
www.parentingpartners.net
 

Fertility Centers of Illinois at http://www.fcionline.com

 
Nidhi Desai
Ballard, Desai, Bush-Joseph & Horwich
Attorney at Law
Chicago, IL 28287
(312) 673-5312
http://www.infertility-law.com
ndesai@infertility-law.com  

Marie Davidson, Ph.D
Psychologist
Fertility Centers of Illinois 
Email: marie-davidson@hotmail.com
Skokie, IL
(847) 486-9106

Aaron Lifchez, MD
Fertility Centers of Illinois
Glenview, IL
(847) 998-8200
ASL1943@aol.com

Deborah Crouse Cobb, Attorney at Law
dcobb@adoptionattorneys.org
debcobb@sbcglobal.net


Alternative Reproductive Resources
Chicago, IL
Egg donor and surrogacy services
Email: arrinfo@arr1.com



INDIANA


Steven C. Litz, Esq.
Surrogate Mothers, Inc.
Monrovia, IN
1-888-SURROGATE
(317) 996-2000
scl@surrogatemothers.com
www.surrogatemothers.com

 

MARYLAND

The Law Firm of Hilary Neiman
30 Courthouse Square
Suite 106
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 340-7228
Email: NeimanLaw@HilaryNeiman.com



MASSACHUSETTS

Northeast Assisted Fertility Group, Inc.
92 State Street, 7th Floor
Boston MA 02109
Tel: (800) 710-1677; (617) 557-4300
Fax: (617) 557-4301
Website: www.assistedfertility.com
E-mail: sbenardo@assistedfertility.com


MINNESOTA

The International Assisted Reproduction Center for Surrogacy and Ovum Donation (IARC) 
Steven H. Snyder, Director 
 14788 77th Place North
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55311
(763) 494-8800 (office) 
(763) 420-9588 (fax) 
info@iarc-usa.com
(e-mail) 
http://www.fertilityhelp.com (website)
 


NEW YORK


Northeast Assisted Fertility Group, Inc.

600 Third Avenue, 15th Floor
New York NY 10016
Tel: (212) 207-1900
Fax: (212) 207-3099
Website: www.assistedfertility.com
E-mail: sbenardo@assistedfertility.com
 

The Surrogate Mother Program
New York, NY
1 (800) 466-0311


 
NEW JERSEY

Melissa B. Brisman, Esq.
Licensed to practice in MA, NY, NJ and PA
77 Market Street, 2nd Floor
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
(201) 505-0078
(201) 505-0994 Fax
Email: melissab@reproductivelawyer.com 
Website: http://www.reproductivelawyer.com


 

OHIO

Ellen Essig, Esq.
105 East Fourth Street, Suite 400
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Phone:(513) 721-5151 
Fax: (513)621-9285
Email:
ee@kgnlaw.com




OREGON

Thorsens' Surrogate Foundation 
Portland, Oregon 
Email: andrology@bctonline.com 
Website: http://www.thorsen.addr.com

Northwest Surrogacy Center, LLC

Portland, Oregon
Email: sandy@adoptionnorthwest.com
Website: http://www.adoptionnorthwest.com/surrogacy.html




PENNSYLVANIA


Lawrence A. Kalikow, Esq.
North Wales, PA
LAKalikow@aol.com

 

TEXAS


Southwest Surrogacy Arrangements, Inc.

Website: http://www.ssa-agency.com 

David Cole, Attorney at Law
Email: adoptlegal@aol.com
Website: http://www.adoptlegal.com
 

2007 OPTS - The Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy