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Registration
Fee:

$150

CHILD WELFARE ATTORNEY TRAINING

RECORDED APRIL 11, 2014

Archived Webcast

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

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:
Laurie-Ann Fallon, Program Chair, Child Welfare Legal Services, Special Assistant Attorney General, Barrow County Division of Family & Children’s Services, Atlanta

NUTS AND BOLTS OF JUVENILE LAW AND PRACTICE IN CHILD DEPRIVATION CASES, including professionalism
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, Child Welfare Legal Services, Savannah
CHILD DEVELOPMENT/child well-being
Nancy N. Fajman, MD, MPH, Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, Atlanta
CASE LAW and code UPDATE
Hon. Gerald W. Bruce, Judge, Juvenile Court, Enotah Judicial Circuit, Dahlonega
ETHICS
Jenifer L. Carreras, The Law Office of Jen Carreras LLC, Roswell