For over 30 years, Michael has offered a supportive network of services to birth mothers which includes counseling, free medical and living expenses and transportation. Birth mothers can personally select and meet their adoptive families, as well as receive future pictures and updates about the child. His professional and confidential services are enhanced by a qualified staff of women advisors who have vast experience with birth parents, adoptive parents, and adoptees.
Michael is a Florida-based board-certified adoption attorney who works exclusively in the area of adoption services. Michael and his partner, Brian, were one of the first attorneys in Florida to become board certified in adoption law through The Florida Bar. They were both awarded the prestigious United States Congressional “Angels in Adoption” Award for their contributions in the field of adoption.
Attorney Bar Numbers:
Michael A. Shorstein: 559644
Brian is a Florida-based board-certified adoption attorney who works exclusively in the area of adoption services. He serves as the managing partner of the firm’s Daytona Beach office. Brian welcomes many new birth mothers seeking to learn more about giving up a baby for adoption, or, more correctly, making an adoption plan for a baby, without pressure, judgment, cost, or obligation. He’ll take whatever time is needed because he cares. He is deeply committed to providing personalized one-on-one service.
Brian and his partner, Michael, have received the highest rating (“AV”) from Martindale-Hubbell, a national independent service that rates lawyers throughout the country. They regularly attend adoption seminars to remain current on the many changes in adoption law and they are great contributors of both time and resources to many adoption-related and community projects. Brian also has vast trial experience and has litigated many contested adoptions.
Attorney Bar Numbers:
Brian T. Kelly: 362611
Korinthia is our first point of contact with birth mothers and adoptive parents, serving as the office receptionist. She also assists with birth mother care by handling their day-to-day needs and monitoring post placement photographs and updates for open adoptions. She joined Shorstein & Kelly in 2023.
Supported by a sensitive and knowledgeable staff, our firm provides comprehensive adoption services, including:
Matching and placement services
Stepparent, grandparent, relative and adult adoptions