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For legal professionals practicing in the areas of juvenile and family law, this annual seminar, with its quality presenters and timely topics, is one that should not be missed.
After a successful implementation in past years, interested persons will again have the opportunity to register for both the Juvenile Law Seminar and Criminal Law Seminar (April 3) at a discounted bundle rate.
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8:00 – 8:30 – Registration
8:30 – 9:30 – Case Law Update - Speaker: Prof. Brent Pattison, Director of the Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights
9:30 – 10:30 – Implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act: Requirements, Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead - Speaker: Allison Green, National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
10:30 – 10:45 – Break
10:45 – 11:45 – Implementing the Family First Prevention Services Act: Requirements, Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead (cont'd) - Speaker: Allison Green, National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
11:45 – 12:15 – Ten Commandments of Parent Representation - Speaker: Jami Hagemeier, Williams & Hagemeier PLC
12:15 – 12:45 – Lunch (provided with in-person registration)
12:45 – 1:45 – Minor Guardianship: Primer and Lessons Learned - Speakers: Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa and Prof. Brent Pattison, Director of the Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children’s Rights
1:45 – 2:45 – Pre-filing Representation - Speakers: Jeff Wright, Iowa State Public Defender
2:45 – 3:00 – Break
3:00 – 3:45 – Reasonable Efforts Under Families First: Evidence Based Practices - Speakers: Hon. William Owens, Associate Juvenile Judge, District 8A and Janee Harvey, Department of Human Services
3:45 – 4:45 – Ethics 2020: Prevention, Well-Being, and How the Attorney Disciplinary Board Will Help - Speaker: Tara van Brederode, Assistant Director for Attorney Discipline
Allison Green, National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC)
Allison Green joined the NACC team in March 2019. Most recently, she served as a Foster America Fellow at Missouri's Children's Division, where her work focused on strengthening the agency's collaboration with court partners. Previously, Allison was Senior Supervising Attorney at the Children's Law Center of Washington, D.C. In this role, she provided ongoing staff supervision, developed trial strategy, and contributed to training and program planning for a GAL program that represented 500 foster youth each year. Allison has presented locally and nationally on a variety of child welfare topics.
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CLE CREDIT (approved)
7.25 state hours which includes 1 ethics hour and 7.25 juvenile law hours
Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after April 1 will result in a $50 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.
ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section Members - $180
Please use promo code juvenile180 when registering to receive the $180 rate. This code is for ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the Criminal Law Section, please visit here or contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join a section is $20 per section.
ISBA Members - $195
ISBA YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $125
Non-ISBA Members - $300
Law Students - Free
Any materials related to this event, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.
Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section