President's Pro Bono Service Awards
May 1, 2017
Additional information to be posted.
Representation in Family Court Proceedings
Friday, June 9, 2017
Registration 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Program 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.
MCLE Credits will be available.
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, cover the UIFSA, UCCJEA, ICWA and the Hague issues. The CLE will feature a panel of experienced practitioners who will discuss special considerations in Family Court proceedings and offer practical suggestions and strategies for how to best represent your clients.
Speakers for this event:
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 Matter, NYS Unified Court System
Marguerite A Smith, Esq.
Thomas Gordon, Family Court Support Magistrate
Jeremy Morley, Esq.
Angela Burton, Esq., New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services
Adele Fine, Esq., Monroe County Public Defender
Nancy Farrell, Esq., Supervising Attorney, Family Court Program, Hiscock Legal Aid Society
Susan Lindenauer, Esq.
Janet Fink, Esq., NYS Unified Court System
Linda Gehron, Esq., Hiscock Legal Aid Society