Collen Marea Quinn

quinn@lockequinn.com

(804) 545-9406

Bar States / Jurisdictations

Virginia

Practice Areas

Personal Injury & Employment Law Adoption & Surrogacy Law, Estate Planning

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Collen Marea Quinn Bio

Honored with “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by National Trial Lawyers (2012), the YWCA Outstanding Woman Award for Law & Government (2011), the “Hats Off to Women Award” by the ABWA Cavalier Chapter (2011), as Top 100 (2012) and Top 50 “Super Lawyers” (2011), Top 50 (2012) and Top 25 Top Female “Super Lawyers” (2010 & 2011) in Virginia, and Top 25 “Super Lawyers” (2012) in Richmond, by Richmond magazine, by Virginia Business magazine as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite” (2011,2010, 2005), a “Leader in the Law” by Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly (2009), with the Congressional “Angels in Adoption” award (2008), and a “Super Lawyer” by Richmond magazine (2006-12), Colleen Marea Quinn has represented hundreds of adopting parents, birth parents, adoptees, intended parents, surrogates, gestational carriers and egg donors since 1989. Quinn is a partner and equity owner in the firm of Locke & Quinn, has achieved an “AV” rating, the highest given, by Martindale Hubbell, is a Fellow of the LCA, and a member of the ASRM, VTLA, RBA, VSB, and the AAJ. She is a Board member and immediate Past-President of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Richmond Chapter, Chairman of the Richmond Women’s Business Consortium, President (former VP, Sec. and Treas.) of the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association, and serves and has served as the Chair and Co-Chair for numerous VTLA Committees. She speaks frequently at AAAA Annual Meetings, was the 2011 Mid-Year Conference Chair, the AAAA 2007 Annual Convention Chair, was on the AAAA ARTS Taskforce and Committee, and Chaired the Birth Parent Representation Committee (1999 to 2003). In 2003, she published the AAAA “Representing Birth Parents Handbook.” She is the co-author of the recent Fifth Edition of the Virginia CLE “Adoption Procedures and Forms” book and co-editor of the Fourth Edition. She served as program chair and moderator for the first Lorman Adoption Seminar in 1997, for the first Virginia CLE Adoption Law Seminar in 1999 and for all subsequent programs. Quinn has qualified and served as an expert witness in adoption law in the Virginia court system and has been hired and deposed as an expert witness in surrogacy law. She is certified as a court approved Guardian ad Litem and a member of the LGBT Family Law Institute. Ms. Quinn devotes and previously has devoted time and energy to various civic activities such as the United Way Women’s Leadership Initiative, VSDV Action Alliance, Petersburg Domestic Violence Task Force, LINC, and the Richmond YWCA (Advisory Committee, President, Board member).

Education

    University of Virginia

CLE Courses by Collen Marea Quinn

Drafting Surrogacy Contracts

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Drafting Surrogacy Contracts

As surrogacy becomes an increasingly popular option for families, the savvy family law attorney must not only have a good understanding of the key drafting provisions of a surrogacy contract, but also the many potential risks that can complicate any surrogacy relationship. This program, which is meant as a sequel to "An Overview of ARTS Arrangements", will give family law attorneys the tools they need to draft surrogacy contracts that are enforceable and which resolve those tricky issues that could arise.
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Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

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Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace

This course dives into the current state of gender identity and sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace.
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An Overview of Adoption Law - Federal & State

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An Overview of Adoption Law - Federal & State

Adoption attorneys often find themselves juggling federal, state, interstate, and even international law. This program will address most of the key issues attorneys need to understand before diving into this multifaceted and ever-evolving area of practice.
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Avoiding Contested Adoptions & Limiting Attorney Liability

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Avoiding Contested Adoptions & Limiting Attorney Liability

A contested adoption can have enormous consequences on all the parties involved in the adoption process as well as the child who is subject to adoption.In this program, adoption attorney Colleen Quinn discusses the causes and consequences of contested adoptions, using war stories from her many years of practice to illustrate how these cases evolve.
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The New World of Family Formation: An Introduction to ART Law

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The New World of Family Formation: An Introduction to ART Law

As the science behind assisted reproductive technologies, or "ARTS", continues to advance, so does the law. In this program, presented by the President of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, viewers will be given an overview of this emerging legal area that combines both family law and contracts.
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Family Creation Options: An Overview of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Arrangements

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Family Creation Options: An Overview of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Arrangements

Assisted Reproductive Technologies ("ARTS") Law is an emerging area of family law, with families increasingly seeking to utilize ARTS when faced with infertility issues. This program covers the complex world of ARTS Law, and walks viewers though a number of scenarios they are likely to see in an ARTS law practice.
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Adoption Law - An Overview

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Adoption Law - An Overview

Assisting a client with an adoption can be notoriously complex. This program will bring viewers up to speed on the typical types of adoptions and adoption procedures, and will cover the myriad of issues that can come up in an adoption, many of which can easily be overlooked even by experienced family practitioners.
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