Presented by the Young Lawyers Section
Seminar Code: EYL170314
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (Professional Practice)
About the Program
This seminar will provide an introduction to the process of how a case is investigated from intake to litigation by the Department of Children and Families. There will be further discussion regarding how involvement with DCF can impact your client's case, whether in a criminal or family court context.
You Will Learn
- What it means to have a case in investigation, on-going services, and/or litigation with DCF
- What information is discoverable/disclosable by DCF to attorneys
- DCF's role in court when there is a pending investigation occurring at the same time a court matter is pending (family and/or criminal)
- When a client needs to hire a lawyer if a DCF case has been opened on them/their family
Who Should Attend
Any criminal or family attorney who would like to learn about DCF cases and how to handle them.
6:00 - 6:10 p.m. Opening, Moderator Haley Schaefer
6:10 - 6:30 p.m. Katherine Silano, DCF Supervisor
6:30 - 6:50 p.m. Kathie Marotta, DCF Supervisor
6:50 - 7:10 p.m. Chris Cobb, In-house Counsel at DCF
7:10 - 7:30 p.m. Anissa Klapproth, Child Protection Attorney
7:30 - 7:50 p.m. Q&A
7:50 – 8:00 p.m. Closing
Cost: Includes a light dinner
Student Member $25
Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request