Family Law Basic Skills

February 2020
       
WHY should you attend Family Law Basic Skills?  
 
Nowhere else will you get the comprehensive toolkit you need to handle family law cases from start to finish, with education about other areas of law that intersect at the client’s and lawyer’s potential peril. This fast-paced, fun and energetic program includes some of the most experienced and knowledgeable family law practitioners and experts in Colorado.  Attendees rave, and leave invigorated about this area of law.
 
REGISTER NOW!
Co-sponsored by Metro Volunteer Lawyers
 
Commit to Pro Bono Work for Metro Volunteer Lawyers and Attend for ONLY $99*
 
You may register for the Pro Bono rate if you agree to one of the following (within one year):
- Take a MVL Pro Bono Case; or
- Volunteer with MVL at Three Family Law Court Programs; or
- Volunteer with MVL at Three Power of Attorney Workshops; or Volunteer with MVL Three Times in the Post Decree Consultation Clinics
 
*If you do not satisfy these terms within the one-year period, you will be invoiced the difference between the reduced tuition and full tuition rate.
 
 
DON’T MISS your chance to build a foundation upon which you will build your successful family law practice—
 
- Overview and Initial Client Information
- Jurisdiction                                                           
- Rule 16.2                                                              
- Disclosures/Discovery                                         
- Mediation
- Trial Preparation                                                         
- Evidence and Trial Tactics
- Tricks of the Trade
- Property Division
- Maintenance
- Child Support
- Low Income Issues
- Juvenile Issues in Domestic Cases
- Parental Responsibilities
- Childhood Development
- Separation Agreements
- Collaborative Law
- Bankruptcy
- Criminal Law/Family Law Intersection
- Professionalism and Mentoring
- Protective Orders
- Contempt
- Financial Issues
 
 
TWO FEATURED PRESENTATIONS
 
Views from the Bench
Presented by the Honorable Randall Arp, Honorable Sharon Holbrook, Honorable Magistrate Karen Hubler, and Honorable Magistrate Ryan Loewer
                                                                                             
And
   
Ethics  
Presented by The Law Club  

Day 1: Thursday, February 6                
 
8:00 am    
Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
8:25 am    
Welcome and Introduction
Extended by Brenda L. Storey, Esq., Program Chair
 
8:30 am    
Discussion of Fact Pattern
Presented by Brenda L. Storey, Esq.,
 
8:35 am
Overview and Initial Client Information
Presented by Hannah Jannicelli Westmont, Esq.                       
 
8:50 am
Jurisdiction                                                           
Presented by W. Benjamin King, Esq.
 
9:20 am
Rule 16.2                                                              
Presented by David Johnson, Esq.
 
9:50 am
Networking Break
 
10:00 am
Disclosures/Discovery                                         
Presented by Jennifer Feingold, Esq.
 
10:30 am
Mediation
Presented by Elizabeth Henson, Esq.                                            
 
10:50 am
Trial Preparation                                                         
Presented by Diane Carlton, Esq.
 
11:20 am
Evidence and Trial Tactics
Presented by The Honorable Ted C. Tow, III
 
12:20 pm
Pick up Box Lunches
 
12:30 pm
Lunch Presentation: Tricks of the Trade (Box Lunch Provided)
Presented by Brenda L. Storey, Esq.
Scholarship Recipients Announced
 
12:20pm
Post-lunch Break
 
1:30 pm
Property Division
Presented by Ronald D. Litvak, Esq.
 
2:20 pm
Networking Break
 
2:35 pm
Maintenance
Presented by John C. Haas, Esq.
 
3:20 pm
Child Support
Presented by Sahar Safi, Esq.
 
4:10 pm
Low Income Issues
Presented by Gina Weitzenkorn, Esq.
 
4:40 pm
Juvenile Issues in Domestic Cases
Presented by Bonnie E. Saltzman, Esq.
 
5:10 pm
Adjourn
 
 
 
DAY 2: Friday, February 7
 
8:00 am
Parental Responsibilities
Presented by Brenda L. Storey, Esq.
 
8:50 am
Childhood Development
Presented by Kathleen McNamara, Ph.D.
 
9:50 am
Networking Break
 
10:05 am
Separation Agreements
Presented by Erica Kemmerley, Esq., and Kate Lewis, Esq.
 
10:45 am
Collaborative Law
Presented by Terri Harrington, Esq.
 
11:05 am
Metro Volunteer Lawyers
Presented by Toni-Anne Dasent, Esq.
 
11:15 am
Bankruptcy
Presented by Dianne Van Voorhees, Esq.
 
11:35 am
Criminal Law/Family Law Intersection
Presented by Abraham Hutt, Esq.
 
12:05 pm      1.2 Ethics Credits
Lunch Presentation: Professionalism and Mentoring (Box Lunch Provided)
Presented by David Littman, Esq. and Whitney Manning, Esq.
 
1:05 pm
Networking Break
 
1:20 pm
Protective Orders
Presented by James Cordes, Esq.
 
1:50 pm
Contempt
Presented by the Honorable Magistrate Ryan Loewer
 
2:10 pm
Networking Break
 
2:25 pm
Financial Issues
Presented by Kristine Roper, ASA
 
3:25 pm
Networking Break
 
3:40 pm
Views from the Bench
Presented by the Honorable Randall Arp, Honorable Sharon Holbrook, Honorable Magistrate Karen Hubler, and Honorable Magistrate Ryan Loewer
                                                                                             
4:30 pm    
Ethics with The Law Club!                                                         
Presented by The Law Club  
 
5:30 pm
Adjourn
Location Information
CBA CLE East Classroom
1290 Broadway #1700
Denver, CO 80203
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Registration Fees
Non Member $529.00
CBA Member $489.00
New Lawyer Edge Partner $0.00
CBA Family Law Section Member $469.00
Paralegal/Legal Support Staff $419.00
CLEACCESSPASS---ELITE Pass Holder $0.00
CBA Juvenile Law Section Member $469.00
Yes! I agree to fulfill the pro bono criteria within one year $99.00
  • General Credits: 19.00
  • Ethics Credits: 2.40
Start Date - End Date
February 06, 2020 - February 07, 2020
Start Time - End Time
8:00 AM - 5:10 PM
Event Location
CBA CLE East Classroom
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