Seminar Number

8232

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$70

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$90

 

CHILD WELFARE ATTORNEY TRAINING

Limited to the first 75 registrants!

OCTOBER 4, 2013

Live
State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

Teleconference
Coastal Georgia Office - State Bar of Georgia
18 E. Bay St. • Savannah

South Georgia Office - State Bar of Georgia
244 E. Second St. • Tifton

CLE Hours:
7 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsors:
Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children;
Georgia Public Defender Standards Council;
Georgia Association of Counsel for Children;
Office of the Child Advocate;
Child Protection and Advocacy Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Araceli T. Jacobs, Program Chair; Legal Policy Analyst, Supreme Court of Georgia Committee on Justice for Children, Atlanta

7:30
Registration and Continental Breakfast (All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)
8:00
WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Hon. P. Harris Hines, Presiding Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia; Chair of the Supreme Court Committee on Justice for Children, Atlanta
8:15
NUTS AND BOLTS OF JUVENILE LAW AND PRACTICE IN CHILD DEPRIVATION CASES
This session will involve specific case scenarios to teach state and federal child welfare law from different attorney perspectives; various roles with the cases, including relationship with CASA; overview of juvenile court process and trial skills; and a very brief description of public benefits.
Hon. Cassandra Kirk, Associate Judge, Fulton County Juvenile Court, Atlanta
Mary D. Hermann, Attorney at Law, Savannah
9:45
BREAK
10:00
NUTS AND BOLTS (Continued)
11:45
LUNCH (Included in registration fee)
12:15
CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Alka Aneja, Medical Director, Department of Human Services, Atlanta
1:30
BREAK
1:45
CASE LAW UPDATE
Hon. Gerald Bruce, Judge, Enotah Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court, Dahlonega
Melissa D. Carter, Director, Barton Child Law and Policy Center, Atlanta
3:00
ETHICS IN CHILD WELFARE CASES
Karlise Y. Grier, CWLS, Grier Law Office, Atlanta
4:00
ADJOURN