Registration Fee:

$150

 

CHILD WELFARE ATTORNEY TRAINING

RECORDED OCTOBER 4, 2013

Archived Webcast

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

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
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
CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Alka Aneja, Medical Director, Department of Human Services, Atlanta
CASE LAW UPDATE
Hon. Gerald Bruce, Judge, Enotah Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court, Dahlonega
Melissa D. Carter, Director, Barton Child Law and Policy Center, Atlanta
2013 juvenile justice reform legislation hb 242
Melissa D. Carter
ETHICS IN CHILD WELFARE CASES
Karlise Y. Grier, CWLS, Grier Law Office, Atlanta