2020 Family Law Seminar (Live Webinar)
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 Export to Your Calendar 10/21/2020 to 10/23/2020
Where: Live Webinar
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin
515-697-7874


Online registration is available until: 10/23/2020
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SCHEDULE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21
9:15 – 9:45 - Injunctions, Declaratory Relief, and Other Alternatives in Family Law Cases - Speaker: Mark Fisher, Howes Law Firm PC
9:45 – 10:45 – IEP Primer (juvenile credit) - Speaker: Thomas Mayes, Iowa Department of Education
10:45 – 11:00 - Break
11:00 – 12:00 - Minor Guardianships (juvenile credit) - Speakers: Prof. Josephine Gittler, University of Iowa; Hon. Kimberly Ayotte, District Associate Judge, District 5; and Ann Sheely, Polk County Clerk of Court
12:00 – 1:00 - Break
1:00 – 2:00 - Positive Programs in Iowa: What’s Working 
(juvenile credit) - Moderator: Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa; Panel: Amy Carpenter, CASA; Lori Frick, DHS; and Sara Persons, Parent Partner
2:00 – 3:00 - Critical Connections: Using Attachment Theory to Inform Parenting Time for Young Children During Parental Separations - Speaker: Jennie Cole-Mossman, LIMHP, CPC, JBS International, Inc. 
3:00 – 5:00 - ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (All ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section Members are welcome to attend)    


SCHEDULE - THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22
9:00 – 9:45 - Common Problems in Family Law Cases: A Judge’s Perspective - Speaker: Hon. Chad Kepros, District Court Judge, District 6
9:45 – 10:15 - Appropriate Parenting Plans for Geographically Separated Parents - Speaker: David Cox, Bray & Klockau PLC
10:15 – 10:30 - Break 
10:30 – 12:00 - How to Address the Backlog of Family Law Cases Upon Reopening the Court System Following COVID-19 (7th District Pilot Program. Arbitration and Early Neutral Evaluations)
- Moderator: Diane Dornburg, Iowa Center for Children’s Justice
12:00 – 1:00 - Break
1:00 – 2:00 - Attorney Burnout/Compassion Fatigue (ethics and juvenile credit) - Speaker: Hon. Fae Hoover-Grinde, District Court Judge, District 6
2:00 – 3:00 - Expert Financial Witness Case Study, War Stories and Timely Topics – Moderator: Anjela Shutts, Whitfield & Eddy; Panel: Brian Crotty, HDH Advisors LLC and Megan Rosenstiel, Gilbert & Cook
3:00 – 3:15 - Break
3:15 – 4:00 - Best Practices of Being Appointed a Child and Family Reporter
- Moderator: Andrea McGinn, The Law Shop by Skogerson McGinn LLC; Panelist: Ashley Tollakson, Tollakson Law; Robert Evans, Miller, Zimmerman & Evans, PLC; Penny Reimer, Neighborhood Law Group. P.C.; and Christine Sand, Wild Baxter & Sand PC

SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23
8:00 – 9:15 - Family Law Update
- Speaker: James Meade, Meade Law Office
9:15 – 10:15 - Kids Testifying in Family Court: Why, When, Where and How? - Speakers: Diane Dornburg, Iowa Center for Children’s Justice and Jenny Schultz, Kids First
10:15 – 10:30 - Break  
10:30 – 11:30 - Family Law Appeals
- Moderator: Andrew Howie, Shindler Anderson Goplerud & Weese PC
Panel: Hon. Richard Doyle, Iowa Court of Appeals; Hon. Paul Ahlers, Iowa Court of Appeals; Hon. David May, Iowa Court of Appeals; Hon. Julie Schumacher, Iowa Court of Appeals; and Hon. Sharon Greer, Iowa Court of Appeals
11:30 – 1:00 - Break
1:00 – 2:00 - Ethics
(ethics credit) - Speaker: Tara van Brederode, Assistant Director/Administrator, Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board      
2:00 – 2:30 - DHS Testimony at Trial (juvenile credit) - Speaker: Ellen Ramsey-Kacena, Office of the Attorney General of Iowa
2:30 – 2:45 - Break
2:45 – 4:00 - Hot Topic Financial Issues from the Experts
- Speakers: Kendra Erkamaa, Triangle Financial Services Inc. and Julia McCormick, LW Advisors

CLE CREDIT (approved)
15 state hours which includes 2 ethics and 4.5 juvenile law credit hours 

REGISTRATION FEES
ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section Members - $195
Please use promo code famsection when registering to receive the $195 rate. This code is for ISBA Family and Juvenile Law Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) or judges who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the section, visit here or contact the ISBA's Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join the section is $20.

ISBA Members - $205     
YLD Members (Years 1-3) - $125
YLD Members (Years 4-5) - $175
Non-ISBA Members - $325
Judges - Free
Law Students - Free

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Family and Juvenile Law Section

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515-697-7874
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