2015 Annual Family Law Institute

August 2015
 
2015 Annual Family Law Institute
 
Presented by the CBA Family Law Section in Cooperation with Colorado Bar Association CLE
 
 
Program Description:
 
Colorado’s Must-Attend Family Law Event!
 
Fresh topics, fresh mountain air, and fresh ideas await you.
The Institute has become the annual gathering place for the Colorado family law community. Talk with past Institute Chairs, Family Law Section Council members present and past, and listen to some of the most knowledgeable and experienced family law practitioners, judicial officers, and mental health professionals in the region, who will come prepared to give you the strategies and information most relevant to your work.
 
And...
On  Saturday, members of the Judiciary will be in every classroom assisting as moderators for the Institute!
 
- Trial Tactics from Chief Justice Nancy Rice
- Marijuana and Parenting Time
- Collection Strategies
- Parenting Plans for Infants
- Sex Addiction and Divorce
- ADR and the Unauthorized Practice of Law
- Spoliation: Ethical and Evidentiary Considerations
- Judges' Panel on Maintenance
- Common Evidentiary Issues
- Family Law and Real Estate Transfers
- Presentation of Temporary Orders
- Presentation of Contempt
- The Annual Case Law Update
- Lightning Rounds
- New "Thunder" Rounds
- And much, much more!
 
Activities abound in Vail in the summertime, where you’ll find some of the best hiking, cycling and golf in the world.
 
Also enjoy the amenities at the Vail Marriott Mountain Spa & Resort, where you’ll take in majestic views surrounded by the luxury, charm and elegance of a European Chateau—complete with rich wood accents, cozy rooms, heated pools, and a quaint spa. Discover for the first time, or rediscover, why there’s no place like Vail.
 
See old friends … make new connections … this is one Institute you can't miss!  REGISTER TODAY!
 
 
Hotel/Lodging Information:
 
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa
715 West Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657
 
PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATION BY JULY 23, 2015!
 
CLE has reserved a block of rooms for guests of the Institute.  Room rates start at $169 plus applicable taxes & resort fees for Run of House rooms, and $189 plus applicable taxes & resort fees for Studio/Deluxe King rooms.
 
When making your reservation, in order to receive the group room rate, please indicate that you are a guest of the CLE in Colorado Family Law group. Reservations will be accepted by phone at 877-622-3140.  Reservations can also be made online at
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/FamilyLaw2015
 
Room rates are available 3 days prior to and following the Institute.
 
Valet parking is available at the Marriott for $15 per day based on a 24-hour cycle with in/out privileges.
 
 
INSTITUTE CANCELLATIONS:
 
If you are unable to attend, please notify CBA-CLE by JULY 31, 2015 and we will gladly refund your tuition in full. Tuition for cancellations after July 31 will be refunded less a $100 cancellation fee OR you may send someone in your place.   The live tuition may not be transferred to a homestudy product.
 
 
SPONSORS:
 
Thank You to All of Our 2015 Sponsors Confirmed to Date:
 
Gold
CBA/CLE Books
Harper Hofer & Associates  
JAMS
LawPay
Seigneur Gustafson LLP
 
Silver
ALPS
Appraisal Specialties of Colorado  
BI Incorporated
Bradford Publishing Company  
CeDAR
Client Connection - Accounts Receivable Management Solutions for Law Firms  
Cordes & Company
Divorce Marketing Group
Eide Bailly, LLP  
Epic Web Results  
Family Law Software  
Findlaw  
Gibraltar Business Appraisals
GilsbarPRO
JAG  
Lutz Zuber & Associates, LLC
Mercer Consumer   
Our Family Wizard  
Thomson Reuters
Untangle The Knot
 
Saturday Night Social:
Supporter
BSW Wealth Partners
Harper Hofer & Associates
 
Friend
Academy for Collaborative Practice
Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals
Polidori, Franklin, Monahan & Beattie, LLC
Gutterman Griffiths PC
 
Sponsorship opportunities are still available! For more information, please contact Barbara Hollingsworth bhollingsworth@cobar.org
 
 
 

PROGRAM AGENDA
 
Friday, August 7, 2015
 
12:00 pm
Registration Open
 
12:55 pm
Announcements
Gary Abrams, Executive Director, Colorado Bar Association CLE, Denver, CO
 
1:00 pm
Welcoming Remarks
Todd Stahly, Esq., Stahly LLC, Chair Elect to the CBA Family Law Section, Program Chair, Boulder, CO
 
1:15 - 2:30 pm
Trial Tactics
Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice
 
Lightning and Thunder Rounds:
 
2:30 –2:45 pm
LIGHTNING: Marijuana and Parenting Time
Honorable Jill-Ellyn Strauss
 
2:45 –3:10 pm
THUNDER: Parenting Plans for Infants
Steven B. Epstein, Esq., and Ann C. Gushurst, Esq.
 
3:10 –3:25 pm
LIGHTNING: Collection Strategies
John L. Eckelberry, Esq.
 
3:25 - 3:45 pm
Networking Break
 
3:45 - 4:10pm
THUNDER: ADR and the Unauthorized Practice of Law (.5 Ethics Credit)
William B. King, Esq., and Robyn E. McDonald, Esq.
 
4:10 –4:25 pm
LIGHTNING: Sex Addiction and Divorce
Cynthia L. Ciancio, Esq., and David A. Lamb, Esq.
 
4:25 –4:50 pm
LIGHTNING: Spoliation: Ethical and Evidentiary Considerations (.5 Ethics Credit)
John C. Haas, Esq.
 
4:50 - 5:00 pm
Changes to the New Rules of Civil Procedure
John H. Tatlock, Esq.
 
5:00 - 5:15 pm
PRESENTATION OF THE 2015 FAMILY LAW SECTION ICON AWARD
Todd Stahly, Esq., Stahly LLC, Chair Elect to the CBA Family Law Section, Program Chair, Boulder, CO
 
5:15 pm
Adjourn
 
5:15 – 6:30 pm
ANNUAL WINE TASTING RECEPTION
All 2015 Family Law Institute attendees and their guests are invited to this 15th annual wine tasting, featuring a variety of wines from around the world. Stay and enjoy refreshments, hors d'oeuvres and great conversation with faculty, colleagues and friends!
 
Saturday, August 8, 2015
 
7:00 - 7:50 am Yoga Danny
Danny Poole, aka "Yoga Danny" has been teaching gentle, non-stressful yoga for 33 years to all types of folks from professional athletes to senior citizens. Everyone is welcome!
 
7:15 am
Registration Open / Continental Breakfast - Please Visit Our Sponsors!
 
BREAKOUT SESSIONS BEGIN...
 
8:15 - 9:05 am - Session 1
Rule 16.2
Robert T. Hinds, Jr., Esq.
Robert T. Hinds, III, Esq.
 
8:15 – 9:05 am - Session 2
Divorce, Dementia and Estate Planning: Not So Happily Ever After
Lesleigh W. Monahan, Esq.
Alison E. Zinn, Esq.
Kathryn M. Beck, Esq.
 
8:15 – 9:05 am - Session 3
Same Sex Parenting Issues
Kimberly R. Willoughby, Esq.
Andrew Loizeaux, PsyD
 
9:10 - 10:00 am - Session 4
Therapist Privilege
Robert M. Cooper, Esq.
Kevin J. Udis, PhD
 
9:10 - 10:00 am - Session 5 (1 Ethics Credit)
Family Law and Ethical Traps
Charles "Chip" E. Mortimer, Jr., Esq.
Steven E. McBride, Esq.
 
9:10 - 10:00 am - Session 6
UCCJEA and Jurisdictional Issues
Honorable Angela R. Arkin
 
10:00 – 10:15 am
Networking Break - PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSORS!
 
10:15 - 11:45 am - Session 7
Common Evidentiary Issues
Denise K. Mills, Esq.
 
10:15 - 11:45 am - Session 8
Family Law Jeopardy!
Chris Radeff, Esq.
Mark D. Chapleau, Esq.
Catherine M. Tieman, Esq.
Magistrate Marianne M. Tims
 
10:15 - 11:45 am -Session 9
Millias Case and Trust Issues
Michael F. DiManna, Esq.
Charles F. Brega, Esq.
 
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
Lunch and Networking - On Your Own. Enjoy Vail!
 
BREAKOUT SESSIONS CONTINUED...
 
1:15 - 2:05 pm - Session 10
Presentation of Temporary Orders
Magistrate H. Clay Hurst
Laura L. Page, Esq.
 
1:15 - 2:05 pm - Session 11
Family Law and Propery Transfers
Peter J. Griffiths, Esq.
Diana L. Powell, Esq.
 
1:15 - 2:05 pm - Session 12
Premarital and Marital Agreements
Rebecca C. Alexander, Esq.
Bridget K. Sullivan, Esq.
 
2:10 - 3:00 pm - Session 13
Presentation of Contempt
Honorable Laurie Clark
Magistrate Jason D. Carrithers
 
2:10 - 3:00 pm - Session 14
Family Law and Bankruptcy
Robertson B. Cohen, Esq.
 
2:10 - 3:00 pm - Session 15 (1 Ethics Credit)
Maintaining Professionalism When Faced with Electronic Considerations
Frances C. Fontana, Esq.
Helen C. Shreves, Esq.
 
3:00 – 3:15 pm
NETWORKING BREAK - PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSORS!
 
BREAKOUT SESSIONS CONTINUED...
 
3:15 - 4:05 pm - Session 16 (1 Ethics Credit)
Ethics in Family Law ADR
Kevin Sidel, Esq.
 
3:15 - 4:05 pm - Session 17
Family Law and Collateral Proceedings
Joe Pickard, Esq.
Justin Ross, Esq.
Kerry Simpson, Esq.
 
3:15 - 4:05 pm - Session 18
Advanced Tax Issues in Divorce
Honorable Brian Campbell
Kristi Anderson Wells, Esq.
 
4:10 - 5:00 pm - Session 19
Best Interests of the Child
Honorable Emily E. Anderson
Joan H. McWilliams, JD, MSJA
Gina B. Weitzenkorn, Esq.
 
4:10 - 5:00 pm - Session 20
Family Law and the 5th Amendment
Daniel N. Deasy, Esq.
 
4:10 - 5:00 pm - Session 21
Optimizing Relationships Between Legal Counsel and Financial Experts
Ronald L. Seigneur, MBA CPA/ABV ASA CVA CFF
John H. Tatlock, Esq.
 
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Saturday Night Social:
 
Supporter
BSW Wealth Partners
Harper Hofer & Associates
 
Friend
Academy for Collaborative Practice
Polidori, Franklin, Monahan & Beattie, LLC
Gutterman Griffiths PC
 
Sunday, August 9, 2015
 
7:00 - 7:50 am ZUMBA!
Join Keith and Tawnya Williams, owners of Let's Do This Fitness for Zumba! Come have fun and let the music move you! Everyone is welcome!
 
7:30 am
Registration Open / Continental Breakfast / Visit Our Sponsors
 
8:30 - 9:25 am
Case Law Update
Ronald D. Litvak, Esq.
Timothy R.J. Mehrtens, Esq.
 
9:25 - 9:35 am
Re-fill Your Coffee Break and Last Chance to Visit Our Sponsors!
 
9:35 - 10:30 am
Judges Panel on Maintenance
Honorable Russell H. Granger
Honorable David J. Stevens
Honorable Deborah J. Grohs
 
Moderated By:
Patricia "Trish" A. Cooper, Esq.
Jennifer G. Feingold, Esq.
 
10:30 am
Closing Remarks
Todd Stahly, Esq., Chair Elect to the CBA Family Law Section, Program Co-Chair, Stahly LLC, Boulder, CO
 
10:45am
Adjourn
 
Location Information
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
715 West Lionshead Circle
Vail, CO 81657
Get directions
Registration Fees
CBA Family Law Section Member $339.00
CBA Juvenile Law Section Member $339.00
MDIC, MAC, or COAFCC Member $389.00
CBA Member $389.00
Non Member $429.00
CLEACCESSPASS---ELITE Pass Holder $189.00
New Lawyer Edge Member $194.50
  • General Credits: 14.00
  • Ethics Credits: 4.00
Start Date - End Date
August 07, 2015 - August 09, 2015
Start Time - End Time
1:00 PM - 10:45 AM
Event Location
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
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