Seminar Number

8425

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$90

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$110

 

GEORGIA'S NEW JUVENILE CODE

NOVEMBER 14, 2013

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

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
Child Protection and Advocacy Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Melissa D. Carter, Program Chair, Barton Child Law & Policy Center, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:25

Welcome and Overview
Melissa D. Carter

8:30

HIGHLIGHTS OF ARTICLE 1, GENERAL PROVISIONS
Melissa D. Carter

9:00

AN OVERVIEW OF ARTICLES 3 AND 4: DEPEN-DENCY AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Angela T. Tyner, Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates, Atlanta

10:00 SPECIAL FOCUS: REINSTATEMENT OF PARENTAL RIGHTS
Rachel H. Davidson, Department of Family & Children Services, Atlanta
10:30

BREAK

10:45

THE CONTEXT FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM
W. Thomas Worthy, Office of the Governor, Atlanta

11:30

Lunch (Included in registration fee)

12:00
AN OVERVIEW OF ARTICLES 5 AND 6: DELINQUENCY AND INCOMPETENCY
Michael L. Randolph, Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Macon
Amy L. Bell, Public Defender, Macon Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Macon
1:00
SPECIAL FOCUS: JUVENILE TRANSFER LAWS
Nicki N. Vaughan, Public Defender, Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office, Gainesville
1:30
BREAK
1:45

ARTICLE 5: UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN IN NEED OF SERVICES
Hon. Tom Rawlings, McMillan & Rawlings, LLP, Sandersville

3:00
DATA AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Hon. Sharon N. Hill, Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Atlanta
3:30
ADJOURN