Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (20200730)
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (SCW20702)
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section (SCW200528)
Zoom Video: Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (SCW200507)
CANCELLED: Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section (SCW200430)
Honorable Bernadette Conway
Juvenile Court Judge
Zoom Video: Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (SCW200423)
March 12, 2020 Section Meeting
On Thursday, March 12, 2020, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section held their meeting at the Graduate Club in New Haven.
Honorable Joette Katz, former Connecticut Supreme Court Justice and Former Department of Children and Families Commissioner, presented on the advancement, challenges, growth and potential future of DCF from her point of view as a former Commissioner.
Joette Katz …
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section with Speaker Judge Joette Katz (SCW200312)
Point of Law: Juvenile Justice Advocates: Let’s ‘Raise the Age’ Again
Speaker: Attorney Katherine Dornelas
Program: Juvenile Court from the Perspective of its Former Commission
Speaker: Honorable Joette Katz
Former CT Supreme Court Justice and Former DCF Commissioner
The Department of Childr…
February 20, 2020 Section Meeting
On Thursday, February 20, 2020, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section held their meeting at Signatures Restaurant in Waterbury.
Joselyn Benoit, LCSW, presented to the section about the Adoption Assistance Program (AAP). The AAP is a confidential assessment, education, brief counseling and referral service available to adoptive and guardianship families, and to professionals seeking suppo…
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (SCW200220)
Point of Law – In re David W - October 10, 2000
The dispositive issue in this certified appeal is whether ex parte contact between a court Appointed expert witness and the party on whose behalf that witness testifies requires the per se exclusion of the expert witness’ testimony. We conclude that it does not and, accordingly, we reverse the judgment of the Appellate Court. – Attorney Shelby Mastri…
Stealing Youth: Responses to Trafficking in Connecticut CLE (EYL200218)
Learn about the issue of youth sex trafficking in Connecticut. Panelists will provide an overview of relevant state and federal laws and the adjudication of youth sex trafficking cases, signs of trafficking, and identify local and state resources to practitioners. This program brings together representatives from the public and private sector to provide a legal and social analysis of this epidemic…
January 16, 2020 Section Meeting
On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section presented a plaque to Attorney Rebecca Mayo Goodrich for her 12 years of service in Juvenile Law.
Attorney Rebecca Mayo GoodrichAttorney Goodrich is a life-long resident of the area. Attorney Goodrich grew up in New Milford, Connecticut and graduated from Canterbury School in 1994. Attorney Goodrich received her Juris …
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section (SCW200116)
Present State of the Law and Programs Available to
Juvenile Delinquency Court
Attorney Marc Vallen
CT: 1.25 CLE Credits | NY: 0.0 CLE Credits
CANCELLED - Administrative Law Section: Advocacy in Child Protective Proceedings (SAL200114)
About the Program:
Joan Olawale, Law Office of Joane M. Olawale, LLC will speak regarding Advocacy in Child Protective Proceedings before the Department of Children and Families.
CT: 1.0 Credit | NY: 0.0 CLE Credit
November 14, 2019 Section Meeting
On Thursday, November 14, 2019, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section met at the CBA Law Center in New Britain. The meeting was well attended and attentive as Commissioner Vannessa Dorantes spoke about her vision as the Commissioner for the Department of Children and Families (DCF).
Attorney Jammie Middleton presented on the point of law EARLEY, ALLANAH v. CZAJA, DAVID Et Al
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section: DCF Commissioner Dorantes (SCW191114)
Point of Law
Attorney Jammie L. Middleton, Middleton Legal, LLC,
Commissioner's Vision for the Juvenile, Family and Probate Court
Vannessa Dorantes, DCF Commissioner
Vannessa Dorantes will discuss her vision as new Commissioner for Department of Children and Families (DCF) regarding the Courts of Family, Juvenile, and Probate.
During the business portion of the meeting we will…
October 17, 2019 Section Meeting
On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section presented a plaque to Nicole Heath, for her excellence in Juvenile Law.
Nicole Heath is the principal attorney at Select Litigation LLC. Attorney Heath completed her undergraduate studies at American International College and is a graduate of the Saint Thomas University School of Law. She was CBA Members: To receive credit, …
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section: Probate Judge Matthew Jalowiec (SCW191017)
Intersection of Juvenile Court and the Probate Court
Honorable Matthew J. Jalowiec
September 12, 2019 Section Meeting
On Thursday, September 12, 2019, the Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section recognized Attorney John N. DiStassio, Bridgeport Juvenile Public Defender's Office, for his excellence in Juvenile Law.
Attorney DiStassio received his BA from Fairfield University in1967; his M.A. from Fairfield University in 1970; and his J.D. from New York Law School in 1975.
He was in private practice from…
Child Welfare and Juvenile Law Section Meeting (SCW190912): DCF Commissioner's Vision for the Courts
Michael C. Williams, DCF Deputy Commissioner of Operations
The CLE will discuss the Commissioner’s vision for Department of Children and Families (DCF) regarding the Courts of Family, Juvenile, and Probate.
1.5 CT CLE Credits | 0.0 NY CLE Credits
Before the CLE program we will recognize Attorney John N. DiStassio, Bridgeport Juvenile Public Defender's Offic…