Circle Director of Legal Services Appointed Vice Chair of American Bar Association Committee

Press Release

Circle Surrogacy’s Director of Legal Services, Dean Hutchison, has been appointed Vice Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Assisted Reproductive Technology Committee.  This is a tremendous honor for Dean and we congratulate him on this achievement.  

According to its website, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Committee “studies and reports on the legal and ethical ramifications of advances in the technology of assisted reproduction, and in the science of genetics, that relate to family law.”  It has shaped public policy, legislation, court decisions. Recently, the Committee has helped draft model regulations for states to regulate ART issues.

The Committee also assists in the learning and development of younger attorneys, and provides continuing education for established attorneys.

Dean will be responsible for putting together topics for all classes and panels for various national conferences throughout the year. He will also be assist with implementing and planning the two family law conferences– one held in the spring and the other in the fall

At Circle Surrogacy, Dean assists intended parents with the drafting of contracts, parentage actions, step-parent and second-parent adoptions; addresses insurance questions; and conducts legal consultations. Dean received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Richmond and his law degree from Suffolk University. He was recognized as Rising Star in Massachusetts Super Lawyer and Boston Magazine in 2005, 2009, 2010, 2013, and 2014.