2011 Spring Family Law Update

May 2011
2011 Spring Family Law Update
Program Highlights
- Case Law Update
- E-Discovery: Forget the Paper-The New Electronic World is Here to Stay
- The Science of Drug Testing in Parenting Issues
- The Ethics of Client Control
- Spoils of War: Dividing Deferred Compensation in Divorce
- Advanced Issues, Including Title 19, High-Profile Cases, and more
Featuring Practice Tips from a Judges' Panel Presentation!
Program Description
This spring's Family Law Update will be a day of engaging topics and top-notch speakers:
- Discuss the gray area between zealous representation of your client and your responsibility to determine the course of the case
- Learn the latest methods in the area of drug testing, and the interplay of drug testing with parental concerns
- Get answers to the question: is paper obsolete? Can you ever really delete an email? Attend to stay up-to-date on e-discovery
- Navigate through the often complex sorting out of deferred compensation in divorce
- Stay ahead on advanced topics such as the interplay between Title 19 probate matters, and how to handle high-profile cases
… and more!
8:30 - 9:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10 am
Welcome and Introduction
Extended by Jennifer Feingold, Esq., and Rebecca Brandt, Esq., Program Co-Chairs and Moderators
9:10 - 10:00 am
Case Law Update
Presented by Ronald Litvak, Esq.
10:00 - 10:10 am
Networking Break
10:10 - 11:00 am
E-discovery: Forget Paper - The New Electronic World is Here to Stay
Presented by Charles Tendell
11:00 - 11:50 am
Science of Drug Testing - Methodology and Interplay with Parenting Issues
Presented by Kathryn Kilian, MA, LPC
11:50 - 1:00 pm
Lunch on Your Own
1:00 - 1:50 pm
The Ethics of Client Control
Where do you draw the line between zealous representation versus realistic goal-setting and education of your client? What is the attorney's responsibility in determining the course and tenor of a case versus letting the client call all the shots?
Presented by Helen Shreves, Esq., and Richard Rotole, Esq.
1:50 - 2:40 pm
Spoils of War: Dividing Deferred Compensation in Divorce
Discussion of Long-Term and Short-Term Incentive Plans/Bonus Arrangements, Hidden Assets and an Examination of How to Approach Stock Options in Today's Economic Climate
Presented by Kristi Wells, Esq., and Preston Hofer, CPA/CFF, MT
2:40 - 2:50
Networking Break
2:50 - 3:40 pm
Advanced Issues in Family Law Cases
How to Deal with Cases Involving Title 19, Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship Issues; How to Handle High-Profile Cases, Including Steps Needed to Protect Your Client
Presented by Bonnie Saltzman, Esq., and Howard Zucker, Esq.
3:40 - 4:30 pm
Judicial Approach to Domestic Cases - A Panel Presentation; Practice Tips
Presented by the Honorable Angela Arkin, the Honorable John Coughlin, and the Honorable John W. Madden, IV  
Moderator: Jennifer Feingold, Esq., Program Co-Chair
4:30 pm
Program Chair and Moderator
Rebecca K. Brandt, Esq.
Rebecca K. Brandt, PC
Denver, CO
Jennifer Feingold, Esq.
Foster Graham Milstein & Calisher, LLP
Denver, CO
Honorable Angela Arkin
18th Judicial District
Castle Rock, CO
Honorable John Coughlin
Denver, CO
Preston Hofer, CPA/CFF, MT
Harper Lutz Zuber Hofer & Associates, LLC
Denver, CO
Kathryn Kilian, MA, LPC
Katz & Loizeaux Forensic Services, LLC
Denver, CO
Ronald Litvak, Esq.
Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Epstein, PC
Denver, CO  
Honorable John W. Madden IV
2nd Judicial District
Denver CO
Richard Rotole, Esq.
Rotole, Rotole, Blanchard & Lumbye, LLC
Denver, CO
Bonnie Saltzman, Esq., MSW
Law Offices of Bonnie E. Saltzman, LLC
Denver, CO
Helen Shreves, Esq.
Family Law Dispute Resolution
Denver, CO  
Charles Tendell
Forensic Pursuit
Denver, CO
Kristi Wells, Esq.
Willoughby & Eckelberry, LLC
Denver, CO
Howard Zucker, Esq.
Zucker Law Firm
Denver, CO   
Video Replays: June 1, 2011
Denver: CLE Classroom, 1900 Grand Street, Suite 300
Grand Junction: 1250 East Sherwood Drive
Colorado Springs: 421 South Tejon Street, Suite 100

Location Information
CLECI Large Classroom
1900 Grant Street, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80203
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Registration Fees
Non Member $339.00
CBA $289.00
New Lawyer $239.00
CBA $239.00
FAMILY $259.00
  • General Credits: 7.00
  • Ethics Credits: 1.00
Start Date - End Date
May 13, 2011
Start Time - End Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Event Location
CLECI Large Classroom
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