Michelle A. Keeyes, Esq., Partner

keeyesUpon graduating from law school, Michelle chose to focus her career in the specialized areas of surrogacy and assisted reproductive law.  Michelle oversees the drafting of surrogacy and egg donation agreements, makes court appearances to obtain parental rights judgments and consults with surrogates, egg donors and intended parents. In addition, Michelle is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the company and managing the staff. Practiced in both litigation and business legal fields, as well as knowledgeable from her experience of being an egg donor, Michelle brings a unique perspective to her role. Michelle is dedicated to ensuring that clients receive the most comprehensive service possible in creating their new families.

Michelle is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technologies where she has worked with fellow attorneys to draft model legislation and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and its Legal Professionals Group where she was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Board of Directors and appointed as the Chair of the Professional Development Committee. She is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, a credentialed professional organization dedicated to the advancement of best legal practices in the area of assisted reproduction. Michelle is a frequent speaker on reproductive legal issues, both locally and nationally, addressing medical and legal professionals including the American Bar Associations Section of Family Law, Assisted Reproductive Technologies committee.

Law License

  • Michelle A. Keeyes, SB#236901
  • 2005 to Present, Active Member, State Bar of California
  • 2005 to Present, Active Member, Federal Bar, Southern District of California, 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Legal Professional Group
  • California State Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club
  • San Diego County Bar Association

Degrees

  • 2004, Juris Doctor, California Western School of Law
  • 2000, Bachelor of Arts, Business/ English minor, San Diego State University