Seminar Number

8485

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$120

$105
Section Members

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$140

$125
Section Members

 

HANG ON!
Laws Impacting Children are Changing Fast

JANUARY 30, 2014

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

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour* and 3 Trial Practice Hours
*optional, self-report

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

Scholarships:
Contact Randee Waldman at rwaldm2@emory.edu to inquire about possible scholarship information

Presiding:
Karlise Y. Grier, Program Chair, CWLS, Grier Law Office, P.C., Atlanta

7:45

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

8:15

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

8:20

UPDATE ON GEORGIA’S NEW JUVENILE CODE: TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS AND EARLY IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES
Sharon N. Hill, Executive Director, Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, Atlanta

9:20

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND CHILDREN IN GEORGIA
Vicky O. Kimbrell, Project Director, Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc., Atlanta

10:20

BREAK

10:30

EDUCATIONAL ISSUES RELATED TO HOMELESS AND FOSTER STUDENTS
Beth F. Morris, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLP, Atlanta

11:30

Lunch (Included in registration fee)

12:15
MENTAL HEALTH, COMPETENCY AND THE NEW JUVENILE CODE
Amy V. Howell, General Counsel, The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta
Dr. Emile Risby, Medical Director, The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta
1:15
PROFESSIONALISM IN REPRESENTING
CHILD CLIENTS

Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
Randee J. Waldman, Director, Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic at Emory University School of Law, Atlanta
2:15
BREAK
2:30
2013 CASE LAW HIGHLIGHTS IN CHILDREN’S LAW (DELINQUENCY, DEPENDENCY, EDUCATION, SSI, ADOPTION, ETC.)
Moderator:
Hon. Cassandra Kirk, CWLS, Associate Judge, Fulton County Juvenile Court, Atlanta

Panelists:
Brandy B. Johnson, Assistant Juvenile Defender, Office of the Public Defender, Atlanta
Robin McCallum, CWLS, SAAG, McCallum & Associates, Decatur
Mary Kathryn McKinnon, ADA, Middle Judicial Circuit, Swainsboro
Temika J. Williams-Murry, CWLS, Supervising Attorney, DeKalb County Child Advocacy Center, Decatur
Nicki N. Vaughan
3:30
ADJOURN