Family Law Basic Skills 2019

February 2019
WHY should you attend Family Law Basic Skills?  
Because nowhere else will you get the comprehensive toolkit you need to take on family law cases. In two days, some of the most experienced and knowledgeable family law practitioners and experts in Colorado will gather to bring you everything you need to handle a family law case from start to finish.  
Commit to Pro Bono Work and Attend for Only $99!
DON’T MISS your chance to build a foundation upon which you will build your successful family law practice—
- Ethical Dilemmas Unique to Family Law Practitioners
- Overview and Initial Client Information
- Jurisdiction
- Rule 16.2
- Disclosures/Discovery
- Mediation
- Trial Preparation
- Tricks of the Trade
- Evidence and Trial Tactics
- Property Division
- Maintenance
- Child Support
- Collaborative Law
- Juvenile Issues in Domestic Cases
- Parental Responsibilities
- Childhood Development
- Separation Agreements
- Low Income Issues
- Bankruptcy
- Professionalism and Mentoring
- Criminal Law/Family Law Intersection
- Protective Orders
- Contempt
- Financial Issues
PLUS -- Views from the Bench!
Honorable Judge Randall Arp, 1st Judicial District, Golden, CO
Honorable Jill Brady, 4th Judicial District, Colorado Springs, CO
Honorable Magistrate Karen Hubler, 2nd Judicial District, Denver, CO

Day 1: Thursday, February 7, 2019
8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 am
Welcome and Introduction
Extended by Honorable Meredith Patrick Cord, and Katharine (Katy) Lum, Esq.
8:30 am
Ethics Dilemmas Unique to Family Law Practitioners
Presented by Bryon Large, Esq.  
9:00 am
Overview and Initial Client Information
Presented by Hannah Jannicelli Westmont, Esq.
9:20 am
Presented by Robin L. Beattie, Esq.
9:50 am
Rule 16.2
Presented by David M. Johnson, Esq  
10:20 am
Networking Break
10:30 am
Presented by Denise K. Mills, Esq.
11:00 am
Presented by Elizabeth (Beth) Henson, Esq.
11:20 am
Trial Preparation
Presented by Diane Carlton, Esq.
11:50 am
Box Lunches Distributed
Return to Classroom for Luncheon Presentation (Lunch is Included in Registration)
12:00 pm-  
Lunch Presentation: Tricks of the Trade
Presented by Katharine (Katy) Lum, Esq., and Jerremy Ramp, Esq.
12:40 pm No CLE Credit Offered  
An Introduction to Colorado Legal Services and Project Safeguard
An Overview of Both Organizations, and the Ways They Work with MVL to Serve the Community
12:55 pm
Post-Lunch Break
1:05 pm
Evidence and Trial Tactics
Presented by Justice William W. Hood, III
2:05 pm
Property Division
Presented by Ronald D. Litvak, Esq.
2:55 pm
Networking Break
3:05 pm
Presented by Jordan M. Fox, Esq.
3:50 pm
Child Support
Presented by Diane E. Wozniak, Esq.
4:40 pm
Collaborative Law
Presented by Terri Harrington, Esq.
5:00 pm
Day 2: Friday, February 8, 2019  
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am
Juvenile Issues in Domestic Cases
Presented by Bonnie E. Saltzman, Esq., MSW
8:30 am
Parental Responsibilities
Presented by Brenda L. Storey, Esq.
9:20 am
Childhood Development
Presented by Kathleen McNamara, PhD
10:10 am
Networking Break
10:25 am
Separation Agreements
Presented by William L. (Bill) Hunnicutt, Esq., and Erica Kemmerley, Esq.
11:15 am
Low Income Issues
Presented by Gina Weitzenkorn, Esq.
11:45 am
Presented by Dianne Van Voorhees, Esq.
12:10 pm
Box Lunches Distributed
Return to Classroom for Luncheon Presentation (Lunch is Included in Registration)
12:20 pm
Lunch Presentation: Professionalism and Mentoring
Presented by David Littman, Esq., and Whitney Manning, Esq.
1:10 pm
Post-Lunch Break
1:30 pm
Criminal Law/Family Law Intersection
Presented by Abraham Hutt, Esq.
1:50 pm
Protective Orders
Presented by Stephanie Randall, Esq.
2:20 pm
Presented by Honorable Magistrate Ryan Loewer
3:00 pm
Networking Break
3:10 pm
Financial Issues in Family Law Cases
Presented by Eric Six, CPA/APV
4:10 pm
Views from the Bench
Presented by Honorable Randall Arp, Honorable Jill Brady, and Honorable Magistrate Karen Hubler  
5:00 pm  
Location Information
E1 - CLE Large Classroom
1290 Broadway Suite 1700
Denver, CO 80203
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Registration Fees
Non Member $449.00
CBA Member $409.00
CBA Family Law Section Member $389.00
CBA Juvenile Law Section Member $389.00
Paralegal/Legal Support Staff $339.00
CLEACCESSPASS -- BASIC Pass Holder $139.00
Yes! I agree to fulfill the pro bono criteria $99.00
New Lawyer Edge Partner $0.00
  • General Credits: 19.00
  • Ethics Credits: 2.00
  • EDI Credits:

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Start Date - End Date
February 07, 2019 - February 08, 2019
Start Time - End Time
8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Location
E1 - CLE Large Classroom
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Sponsor Information

  • All the Tools You Need to Start Your Family Law Practice Today!
  • Featuring a Judicial Panel on Views from the Bench
  • Take a Pro Bono Case OR Volunteer at Two Family Law Court Programs for MVL and Your Tuition is Only $99!