Barbara J. McArtney

Barbara J. McArtney is an adoptee and mother of seven, including two internationally adopted children with special needs. She is an attorney and Director of Graham’s Gift Children’s Foundation, a NYS authorized adoption agency. Ms. McArtney has worked as a custody and visitation mediator and member of the New York State Law Guardian Panel representing children in Family Court, as an advocate in Rape and Domestic Violence cases, and as an Assistant District Attorney. Graham’s Gift conducts home studies and specializes in assisting families adopting independently. Ms. McArtney has spoken at and submitted materials to the Hague regulatory meetings.