The Annual Advanced Family Law Conference:Family Law Post-COVID: For Better or Worse? Out of Stock

 

Sponsored by the Colorado Chapter of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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Reserve your spot at Colorado's premier CLE program for advanced family law issues!
 
We will be looking at the changing shape of Colorado family law, “post-COVID.” What’s in? What’s out? Are there better solutions for your clients than going to court?
You’ll hear from experienced attorneys, judges, mental health and financial professionals, and other forward thinkers in Colorado family law.
 
This live program will provide you with everything needed to stay on the cutting edge.
And as a bonus, join us for an invitation-only reception! COAAML Members and in-person program attendees are invited to stay and attend our annual reception honoring the Colorado judiciary.
 
About AAML:
The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962 by highly regarded domestic relations attorneys "To encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards and advance the cause of matrimonial law, to the end that the welfare of the family and society be protected." There are currently more than 1,650 Fellows in 50 states.
 
The Academy Fellows are highly skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in all facets of family law. These areas include divorce, annulment, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, child custody and visitation, business valuations, property valuations and division, alimony, child support and other family law issues.
 
To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1,650 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence and integrity.
 
The Colorado Chapter supports the goals and traditions of the AAML through legal education, recognition of judicial excellence and a commitment to the highest quality representation of our clients.
 
Thank you to our Sponsors!
 
PLATINUM
Soberlink
JAG, Inc.
Epic Web Results
Harper Hofer
Nova Home Loans
Saltzman
IT1 Services
 
GOLD
Divorce Resolutions
 
 
Home studies will be available approximately 2-3 weeks following the live program.
 
For your own safety, the safety of others, and in an effort to provide everyone with the most rewarding in-person meeting and event experiences possible, we request that you attend a CBA, DBA, or CLE meeting or event only if you have been fully vaccinated. Mask wearing is up to personal preference and comfort level. Masks may be required in some clinic settings. Please be cognizant and understanding of others’ preferences and courteous to all attendees.
 
Depending on CDC and/or state or local health guidelines, a rise in COVID-19 cases, or other circumstances that may threaten the well-being of our attendees, CBA-CLE reserves the right to convert to a fully virtual event.
 
If disability accommodations or special assistance are needed, please contact us at clereception@cobar.org. Requests must be made at least two weeks prior to the scheduled program.
 
The program will be submitted for CLE accreditation in Colorado. If you need to seek accreditation in another state, please review the process and requirements for that individual state. CBA-CLE staff can provide a Uniform Certificate of Attendance, and it is the attendee’s responsibility to complete the accreditation outside of Colorado.
 
7:45 – 8:15 am
Check-In and Coffee
 
8:15 – 8:30 am
Welcoming Remarks and Introductions
Extended by Hon. Angie Arkin (ret.), Judicial Arbiter Group (JAG), and Hon. Marie Moses, 2nd Judicial District, Program Co-Chairs
 
8:30 – 9:20 am
Are We in a Post-Contempt World? Enforcing Orders in 2022+
The presenters will engage in an interactive review of C.R.C.P 107, the recent caselaw interpreting the Contempt power and process, and lead a discussion of when Contempt is the best remedy, and when and whether alternatives to Contempt are better choices for enforcement of court orders.
Presented by Hon. Nikea Bland, 2nd Judicial District, and Hon. Marie Moses, 2nd Judicial District
 
9:20 – 10:10 am
Families Under Stress: How do we Help? 
Doctors McNamara and Merendino will discuss the challenges facing attorneys, judicial officers, parties, and children who are navigating family law issues in a “post-COVID” (!?!) world: what has changed, what has not changed, and how do we move forward in the best possible way?
Presented by Kathleen (Kate) McNamara, Ph.D., Kathleen McNamara, Ph.D., PLLC, and Kimberly Stokka Merendino, LMFT, RPT-S, AAMFT Approved Supervisor, ACS, Barnemat Consulting
 
10:10 – 10:20 am
Stretch Break
 
10:20 – 11:10 am
New Models for the Family Law Process: Can We Do It Better? (Part 1)
This two-part session will examine in-depth the various new, innovative, and more flexible alternatives to the traditional DR/APR/JV litigation process. What are the rules/laws governing these alternatives? What are the benefits? What are the costs? How do you access them? How do you choose the best fit for your client/case? How do you choose a provider?
Presented by Hon. Julie Field (ret.), Julie Field Mediation, Hon. Charles Pratt, Judicial Arbiter Group (JAG), Hon. Vincent White (ret.), Colorado Mediation and Resolution Services (CMRS), and DanaĆ© D. Woody, Esq., Woody Law Firm, LLC  
 
11:10 – 11:30 am
Networking Break
 
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
New Models for the Family Law Process: Can We Do It Better? (Part 2)
This two-part session will examine in-depth the various new, innovative, and more flexible alternatives to the traditional DR/APR/JV litigation process. What are the rules/laws governing these alternatives? What are the benefits? What are the costs? How do you access them? How do you choose the best fit for your client/case? How do you choose a provider?
Presented by Hon. Julie Field (ret.), Julie Field Mediation, Hon. Charles Pratt, Judicial Arbiter Group (JAG), Hon. Vincent White (ret.), Colorado Mediation and Resolution Services (CMRS), and DanaƩ D. Woody, Esq., Woody Law Firm, LLC
 
12:20 – 1:00 pm
Pick up Box Lunch (Included)
Enjoy Lunch and Networking
 
1:00 – 1:50 pm
Post-COVID Financial Issues (Part 1)
This two-part session will examine in-depth the various hot topics and changes in our financial world in 2022, related to family law. The presenters will highlight statutory changes, new case law, and tips on preparing the trier of fact to fully understand your client’s issues, and/or preparing your client to reach a non-judicial resolution. Issues will include: is there still shirking?? How do the child support changes relate to maintenance? How do you address: early retirement, changing jobs to reduce stress, treatment of PPP Loans, income averaging, unique and inconsistent forms of compensation, gifts from third parties, lump sums from the government, etc.
Presented by Cynthia L. Ciancio, Esq., Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., Carrie C. Eckstein , Esq. Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., and Jordan M. Fox, Esq., Sherman & Howard L.L.C., with financial experts Shina Culberson, CFA, CEPA, Quist Financial, and Anita Martinez-Trumm, NOVA Home Loans
 
1:50 – 2:00 pm
Stretch Break
 
2:00 – 2:10 pm
Thank You to our Sponsors
 
A Word from DBA MVL  
 
2:10 - 3:10 pm
Post-COVID Financial Issues (Part 2)
This two-part session will examine in-depth the various hot topics and changes in our financial world in 2022, related to family law. The presenters will highlight statutory changes, new case law, and tips on preparing the trier of fact to fully understand your client’s issues, and/or preparing your client to reach a non-judicial resolution. Issues will include: is there still shirking?? How do the child support changes relate to maintenance? How do you address: early retirement, changing jobs to reduce stress, treatment of PPP Loans, income averaging, unique and inconsistent forms of compensation, gifts from third parties, lump sums from the government, etc.
Presented by Cynthia L. Ciancio, Esq., Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., Carrie C. Eckstein, Esq. Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., and Jordan M. Fox, Esq., Sherman & Howard L.L.C., with financial experts Shina Culberson, CFA, CEPA, Quist Financial, and Anita Martinez-Trumm, NOVA Home Loans
 
 
3:10    – 3:30 pm  
Networking Break – Please Visit Your Sponsors!
 
3:30 – 4:20 pm
Ethics in the World of Zoom
Our Attorney Regulation Counsel will discuss best practices for client control, resources for attorney mental health, the nuances and pitfalls of Rule 11, the most common complaints against family lawyers Post-COVID, paraprofessionals practicing law, and other cutting-edge concerns.  She also will discuss current case law involving family law attorneys’ compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.  
Presented by Jessica Yates, Esq., Attorney Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court
Submitted for 1 Ethics/Professionalism Credit
 
4:20 pm
Adjourn
 
4:20 – 5:30 pm
Colorado AAML Annual Judicial Reception
All conference attendees, judicial officers, and Colorado AAML members are invited to attend.
Sponsored by the Colorado Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  •   Standard Price
    $399.00 USD
  •   Member Price
    $399.00 USD
  •   General Credits
    7.00
  •   Ethics Credits
    1.00
  •   EDI Credits
Live Seminar Date
12/2/2022
Expiration Date
12/31/2024
Non-Member Price
$399.00 USD
Member Price
$399.00 USD
Product Code
FL120222J
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