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DCF Insider Tips for the Criminal and Family Attorney CLE (EYL170314)
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When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Quinnipiack Club
221 Church St.
New Haven, Connecticut 
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL170314

CLE Credit
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.


 Anissa Klapproth
Law Offices of Anissa M. Klapproth LLC
 Haley W. Schaefer
Ruane Attorneys at Law


Christopher  Cobb
Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Anissa Klapproth
Law Offices of Anissa M. Klapproth LLC

Kathie Marotta
Connecticut Department of Children and Families
New Haven
 Katie Silano
Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Program Agenda

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
          Member $75

          Non-Member $125
          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



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