Representation in Family Court Proceedings
When: Friday, June 9, 2017
Registration 9:30am – 10:00am
Program 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
This program is complimentary, and lunch will be served during the biannual awards ceremony for the Outstanding Achievements in Promoting Standards of Excellence in Mandated Representation and the Denison Ray Criminal Defender Awards.
6.5 MCLE Credits (including 1 Ethics Credit)
Amanda McHenry, Esq., Hiscock Legal Aid Society
Gary Solomon, Esq., Legal Aid Society Juvenile Rights Practice
Hon. Deborah Kaplan, Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Matters, NYS Unified Court System
Marguerite A. Smith, Esq.
Thomas Gordon, Family Court Magistrate
Jeremy Morley, Esq.
Adele Fine, Esq. Monroe county Public Defender
Nancy Farrell, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Family Court Program, Hiscock Legal Aid Society
Audrey E. Stone, Chief Counsel to the Office of the Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases.
Susan Lindenauer, Esq.
Janet Fink, Esq., NYS Unified Court System
Linda Gehron, Esq., Hiscock Legal Aid Society
Leading practitioners knowledgeable about representation in Family court proceedings will provide an overview of best practices and offer practical advice and strategies. The day-long CLE will cover the outer boundaries of Article 10, best practices for representing third parties and relatives, provide an overview of defending and prosecuting cases involving domestic violence, and cover the UIFSA, UCCJEA, ICWA and the Hague Convention. The CLE will feature a panel of experienced practitioners who willdiscuss special considerations in Family Court proceedings and offer practical suggestions and strategies for how to best represent your clients.
The New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Mandated Representation