Show Me The Money: Financial and Other Resources For Georgia's Children '13

Recorded January 31, 2013

Co-Sponsor

Child Protection and Advocacy Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding

Richard A. Horder, Program Chair, Kazmarek Geiger & Laseter LLP, Atlanta

Welcome and Overview of Program

Nicki N. Vaughan, Chair, Child Protection and Advocacy Section, State Bar of Georgia; Chief Assistant Public Defender, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Gainesville

The Status of Georgia’s Children: Past and Present

  • Gaye Morris Smith, Executive Director, Georgia Family Connection Partnership, Atlanta

  • Sue Hitchcock, Georgia Family Connection Partnership, Atlanta

Navigating Financial and Other Resources for Georgia’s Children

  • Linda S. Lowe, Georgia Legal Services Program, Atlanta

  • Vicky O. Kimbrell, Georgia Legal Services Program, Atlanta

Education Planning and Educational Resources

Jonathan Zimring, The Zimring Law Firm, Atlanta

The View from Juvenile Court

Hon. Robert L. Waller, III, Judge, Juvenile Court of Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville

Adoption Benefits and Other Resources for Adopted Children

Sherry V. Neal, Neal & Wright, LLC, Atlanta

Incentivizing Children’s Rights: Funding implications for Child Welfare Policy

Melissa D. Carter, Executive Director, Barton Child Law and Policy Center, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta

Long Term Planning for the Special Needs Child: Special Needs Trusts and Other Resources

David P. Pollan, The Pollan Law Firm, Atlanta