Robin Pope

by Sam everingham

Posted on 2017-02-27 at 04:10:50

For over 25 years, Robin has been helping build legally secure families through adoption and assisted reproduction. Her law practice, located in Beaverton, Oregon, is dedicated to family formation law, which encompasses many types of adoption and surrogacy matters. Robin’s clients, who hail from Oregon and all over the U.S., as well as from numerous countries around the world, create and grow their families in a multitude of ways.

In addition to representing adoptive parents, birth parents, surrogates and intended parents, for the past 20 years Robin has represented the position of the Oregon State Bar on adoption and surrogacy issues. In her spare time Robin likes to bake, knit, walk her mellow Labradoodle Tux (who may be at her office to greet you), and plan future travels.


For those intended parents undertaking international surrogacy in Georgia or Ukraine, it is important to be aware that your baby or babies will be born stateless and that you will need to apply for Australian citizenship by descent before you can come back home. In order to prove a biological relationship, The Department of Home Affairs will […]

The issue of COVID-19 vaccine administration in pregnancy is a really contentious topic. Various professional organizations have offered guidance that has ranged from a strong endorsement of receiving vaccination to a more cautious stance. Evidence is showing that pregnant women are a high-risk category. What this means is if surrogates contract Covid and this develops […]

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