Offit Kurman Principal Cheryl Hepfer Announces Her Two New Initiatives As President Of The International Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers

Bethesda, MD | May 23, 2013Cheryl Hepfer, President of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, announces two new initiatives for the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The first initiative is assisted reproductive technology services (ARTS). Ms. Hepfer states that it is the organization’s goal to “self-educate and then to work towards addressing parentage issue which have the potential to detrimentally affect children.” The second initiative is to combat the practice of Forced Marriage and to raise awareness of the incidence of Forced Marriage within the international family law community. “We hope that our actions will have a significant impact in eliminating this practice, which is more prevalent, world-wide, than most of us realize,” stated Ms. Hepfer. To read more about Cheryl Hepfer’s two initiatives, please visit the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers website here.

About the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML)

The IAML is a worldwide association of practicing lawyers who are recognized by their peers as the most experienced and expert family law specialists in their respective countries.  The primary objective of the Academy is to improve international family law practice throughout the world. It pursues that objective in a number of ways: creating a network of expertise in international family law around the world providing its fellows with information about both international and national developments in the law; offering advice and assistance to the wider public; promoting law reform and, where possible, harmonization of law.

About Offit Kurman

Offit Kurman, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the mid-Atlantic region. With offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Virginia, Frederick MD and Wilmington, we are well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals.