This Tuesday, January 29th, at 7:30 p.m., fatherhood advocate Jeffery M. Leving welcomes Emily Oâ€™Brien, a seasoned father's rights attorney with a decade of experience in the New York court system, to Chicago Counterpoint on CAN-TV/Ch.21.
Online PR News – 26-January-2013 – Chicago, IL – This Tuesday, January 29th, at 7:30 p.m., famed fathersâ€™ rights advocate Jeffery M. Leving welcomes Emily Oâ€™Brien, a seasoned attorney with a decade of experience in the New York court system, to Chicago Counterpoint on CAN-TV/Ch.21. Viewers can call the studio with questions and comments at (312) 738-1060, or stream live at: http://cantv.org/live.
Emily Oâ€™Brien is a recent transplant to Chicago from New York, where she worked for the Kingâ€™s County Administration for Childrenâ€™s Services in Brooklyn and for a law firm focused on foster care, custody and adoption issues. She and Mr. Leving will be discussing the differences in the way fathersâ€™ rights are treated in the court systems of both New York and Illinois.
About Emily Oâ€™Brien
Emily Oâ€™Brien has worked for over a decade exclusively in the field of family law. She has focused her practice on foster care litigation and child protection cases and has done special work with fathers who have criminal histories. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she studied political science and worked for a number of political think tanks in Washington, D.C., including the World Wildlife Fund.
Emily obtained her juris doctorate from Tulane Law School in New Orleans. While still a student, she had her first fathersâ€™ rights case, in which she worked to successfully appeal for the restoration of the parental rights of a father whose parenting privileges had been terminated without any legal authority.
About Jeffery Leving
Named one of â€śAmericaâ€™s Best Lawyersâ€ť by Forbes Radioâ„˘, Jeffery M. Leving (http://dadsrights.com) has been honored in Resolution No. 995 by the Illinois House of Representatives for his â€śforward-thinking initiatives in the field of law and fatherâ€™s rights.â€ť The House of Representatives resolved that Leving â€śserves as a model of hard work, integrity, and dedication for the people of the State of Illinois.â€ť Recently, his groundbreaking book on custody, Fathersâ€™ Rights, hit #1 on Amazonâ€™s Best Selling Authorâ€™s list. He is also the author of Divorce Wars and the newly released and critically acclaimed How to Be a Good Divorced Dad. He is the chairman of the Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood (www.ResponsibleFatherhood.Illinois.gov). In November of 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Leving the National Lifetime Call to Service Award.
CAN-TV (Chicago Access Network Television), allows members of the community to voice their opinions on television. CAN-TV has five local channels that reach over 1 million viewers throughout Chicago. For more information on Emily Oâ€™Brien and the legal services offered by the Law Offices of Jeffery M. Leving, call Jennifer Whiteside at (312) 296-3666.