Comm on Children & the Law Meeting

Friday, January 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Total MCLE Credits: 3.00 (Professional Practice 1.00, Diversity 1.00, Skills 1.00)
Beekman, 2nd Floor


Critical Immigration Issues in Family Court: A Moving Target 

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Chair/Program Chair

9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Adverse and Unintended Consequences for Families Facing Immigration Issues (1.0 Credit in Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias)
Professor Sarah Rogerson

Albany Law School

9:55 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. SIJS Update and U-Visas (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
Professor Theo Liebmann

Hofstra Law School

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Parental Interest Directive and Service of Process (1.0 Credit in Skills)
Joann Macri, Esq. 

Office of Indigent Legal Services

Maureen Shad, Esq. 
Norton Rose Fulbright

11:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Question and Answer

12:00 p.m. Adjournment

Special Note for Attorneys Representing Children and Family Court Assigned Counsel Panel Members:  Attorneys for Children and Family Court (and Family Court appeals) Assigned Counsel panel members who are members of the New York State Bar Association are eligible to apply for a fee waiver for this program. If you qualify, you cannot register online. Click here to download the waiver form, attach your completed form to Annual Meeting Registration Form, and email to [email protected] To inquire about these waivers, please contact Jessica Patterson at [email protected]. All waivers must be received by Friday, January 4, 2019. No waivers can be issued after the cutoff date. Please note that if you are not a member of the New York State Bar Association, the $290 nonmember surcharge cannot be waived.