Presented by the Young Lawyers Section
Sponsored by Louden Caisse Hanney, Nusbaum & Parrino PC, and Schoonmaker George & Blomberg PC
CLE Credit: 5.5 Hours
About the Program: This program will introduce attendees to the basics of family law practice and procedure. Attendees will learn tips and practice pointers from experienced family law attorneys and a presiding Judge. The day will begin as most family law cases do: with the initial interview. The panelists will explain the steps of a typical family law case including post-judgment and appellate issues. Attendees can expect to learn pertinent case law, the relevant statutes in family law cases and the processes currently in place including: short calendar, family relations, discovery and dispute resolution.
You will learn:
- Tips and practice pointers from experienced family law attorneys and a presiding judge.
- The steps of a typical family law case, from the initial interview to post-judgment and appellate issues.
- Pertinent case law, relevant statutes and the legal processes currently in place including: short calendar, family relations, discovery and dispute resolution.
Who Should Attend:
Young lawyers, general practitioners, and family lawyers, and anyone seeking to learn more about the skills and knowledge needed to practice family law.
David McGrath, Louden Caisse Hanney, Hartford
Kathryn Phillips, Nusbaum & Parrino PC, Westport
Mark Randall, Schoonmaker George & Blomberg PC, Old Greenwich
Honorable Gerard I. Adelman, Fairfield Judicial District, Presiding Judge
Barry F. Armata, Brown Paindiris & Scott LLP, Hartford
Steven R. Dembo, Berman Bourns Aaron & Dembo LLC, Hartford
Kristi A. Hanney, Louden Caisse Hanney, Hartford
Ross Kaufman, Siegel Reilly & Conlon LLC, Stamford
Keenan M. McMahon, Law Offices of Keenan McMahon, Westport
Aidan R. Welsh, Schoonmaker, George & Blomberg, PC, Greenwich
Sharon Wicks Dornfeld, Law Offices of Sharon Wicks Dornfeld, Danbury
| 8:30 a.m.
| 9:00 a.m.
| 9:15 a.m.
|| Initial Client Interview
| 9:45 a.m.
| Filing an Action/Discovery
|| Pendente Lite Motions/Financial Affidavits
|| Alimony & Property Division:
|| Custody Issues/GAL/AMC/Family Relations
|| Mediation & Collaborative Divorce
| 1:15 p.m.
| Post Judgment & Appeals
| 2:00 p.m.
||Judicial Perspective: Questions & Answers
| 2:30 p.m.
Event Cost: Member $149
Law/Paralegal Student $79 (as space is available)
** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted with less than two business days notice.
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.