"When we first laid eyes on our little angel, all of our childless years of disappointment and heartache melted away." - John & Mary
About Adoption Network Law Center
About Kristin A.F. Yellin, Chief Legal Counsel
"My passion to honor the 'family' in family law is what brought me here, and family comes first!"
Kris, the youngest of eight children, was born and raised on Eastern Long Island, NY. Setting her own path, Kris attended the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a degree in Political Science. With her interest in advocacy developing, Kris then went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1994.
Kris' legal experience in matters of the family is diverse and extensive. As a Law Clerk with the Los Angeles District Attorney, she tried numerous paternity and child support trials. As a licensed attorney in California, Kris served as counsel for the Juvenile Defenders Office in Orange County, CA, where she represented parents in all phases of dependency litigation. She then became a court-appointed attorney, representing juveniles in criminal matters. In addition to her work as a lawyer, Kris, for over a decade, lectured throughout the United States on all subjects of the Multi-state Bar Exam and counseled thousands of students on exam strategy and efficient study techniques.
Kris currently resides in Southern California along with her husband and their three daughters. Her ties to the community are deep and far-reaching. Kris is active in her local community and school district. She has served as a PTA legislative representative where she advocates for improvements in public education. In addition to coaching her daughter's softball team, Kris also serves as co-captain of Team Trudy - a team of runners dedicated to raising money and awareness for Pancreatic Cancer research in honor of her late Mother. When not cheering on her daughters at softball games and swim meets, Kris can be found perfecting her equestrian skills or training for her next triathlon or ½ marathon.
Wendy McGreevy - Attorney at Law
"I am honored to be part of a family's adoption journey!"
Wendy McGreevy earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and her law degree from the University of San Diego, School of Law. As a licensed attorney in California, Wendy went to work as a Deputy District Attorney. During her career as a prosecutor, both in San Luis Obispo and San Diego counties, Wendy tried seventy five jury trials and spent most of her time in the Family Protection Division, prosecuting child abusers and domestic violence offenders. Wendy was a passionate trial attorney who fought for those who needed protection the most. Wendy joined Adoption Network Law Center with a strong desire to be part of a team dedicated to helping build families and make a difference in people's lives.
Marta Nodalo - Manager of Client Services
"Never give up on your dreams, miracles happen everyday"
Marta Nodalo has been with Adoption Network Law Center since 2008, first working as an Adoption Associate, the first contact for hopeful Adoptive Parents looking to adopt a newborn baby. Due to her diligence and outstanding ability to connect with Adoptive Parents, Marta was promoted to Manager of Client Services in 2011.
Originally from Poland, Marta and her family relocated to the United States in 1989. Marta has a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Psychology from California State University of Long Beach. Marta and her team take great pride in their work and are passionate about helping Adoptive Parents dreams come true. Marta enjoys spending time with her husband and creating a bright and successful future for her son and daughter.
David Harris - Controller
"Adoption Network Law Center really stood out to me among all the opportunities I had to consider."
David Harris joined Adoption Network Law Center in 2005 as Controller, after serving for many years in the Financial Services Industry. Anyone who has the opportunity to work with David recognizes that he is a financial expert and an exceptional team leader. David now enjoys leading the entire Accounting department and supporting such a rewarding endeavor, working to help Adoptive Parents accomplish their lifelong dreams of parenting.
Carol Slater – Client Liaison
"It is my passion to be a part of making a difference in a child's life by helping to find their forever family."
Carol Slater has worked with Adoptive Families for over 17 years and has an obvious passion for helping build families through adoption as an Adoption Network Law Center Client Liaison. Carol chose to join Adoption Network Law Center in 2010 because Adoption Network Law Center demonstrates the same commitment as she does, to make a difference in a child's life by helping to find their forever family. Carol is a clear example of everything Adoption Network Law Center stands for: integrity, diligence, passion and compassion. It's obvious to those who work with her and to the Adoptive Parents she supports, that she truly understands the adoption journey and is magnificent at guiding each of the Adoptive Parents through their own journeys.
Kathy Malouf – Client Liaison
"I love working with Adoption Network Law Center’s clients and being a part of the adoption process."
Kathy Malouf is simply gifted in working with Adoptive Parents and her 10 year background in peer counseling has proven to be an exceptional training ground for her role as an Adoption Network Law Center Client Liaison. She first began working with Adoption Network Law Center in 2003 and Adoption Network Law Center was thrilled to welcome Kathy back in 2009. Kathy dearly loves working with the clients and being part of the adoption process, and it shows. Adoption Network Law Center’s clients adore Kathy and are so appreciative of how supportive and caring she is. Kathy is very family oriented and has been married to her high school sweetheart for 42 years.
Heidi Dieguez – Administrative Supervisor
"With a heart for adoption, I am so grateful to be a part of helping others' dreams come true."
Heidi Dieguez came to work with Adoption Network Law Center in 2008. After working several years with a leading medical facility and relocating to California, Heidi was looking for a meaningful job and had always dreamed of being a part of something as powerful as adoption. As the Administrative Supervisor leading the entire Administration team, Heidi is an integral part of continuously improving the adoption journey for the Birth Mothers as well as the Adoptive Parents.
Adopt a Beautiful Baby With Adoption Network Law Center
Call Adoption Network Law Center Today at: 1-800-367-2367
Our Adoption Consultants will be happy to discuss the adoption process with you. After discussing your interest in adoption, we will send you our free Adoption Information Kit. There is no obligation and you will receive.
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An Adoption Brochure
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An Adoption Questionnaire
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