Continuing Legal Education

A Mile in My Shoes: Practice Skills in Juvenile Court (04/19/13)

A Mile in My Shoes: Practice Skills In Juvenile Court

1st Annual Mecklenburg County Bar Juvenile Law Section Conference

 

Friday, April 19, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center - Room #267


 

 

CLE Credit:

5.5 Total Hours (3.5 General, 1.0 Ethics and 1.0 Mental Health/Substance Abuse) - Pending

                       

Fees:

$130 Attorney Rate

$90 Juvenile Law Section Member Rate

$60 Paralegal Rate

$30 District Administrators and Students

 

Location:

Charlotte Mecklenburg Govt. Center

600 E 4th Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

Room 267

 

Special Info:

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CLE Training

 

Hosted by MCB, MCB Juvenile Law Section, Family Court Administrators Office and Justice Initiatives


 

9:00 AM - Welcome

Greetings and welcome from JLS Chair Renee Jarrett and Vice Chair Matt McKay.

 

9:15 AM - A Walkabout in Alcoholics Anonymous

Observe a mock Alcoholics Anonymous meeting facilitated by Attorney Kathy Arundell and learn first-hand about how alcoholism and the AA experience  can impact you, your juvenile court practice  and your clients.

 

10:30 AM - Network Break

 

10:45 AM - Treading into the Mire: The Intersection of DJJ & DSS

Whitney Fairbanks, NC School of Government Educator, discusses dual jurisdiction cases in North Carolina

Juvenile Courts.

 

12:00 PM - Lunch: A Walk in the Park

Join your colleagues for a catered networking lunch and enjoy a slide show highlighting the work of our

Juvenile Courts.

 

1:15 PM - Combat Boots: Advice from the Trenches

Veteran Juvenile Practitioner, Dick Lucey, shares advice and practice skills from his long-standing practice in Juvenile Court.

 

2:15 PM - Walking on Sunshine: Arts & Science Council Collaborates with Juvenile Court

Judge L. Trosch and leaders of the Arts & Science Council will share the relationship between the courts and the art community and what impact art programs have on juveniles in court.

 

3:15 PM - Network Break

 

3:30 PM - Sneakers and Steel-toed Shoes: Avoid Ethical Hazards

Attorney Marc Gentile discusses ethical principles of practice and hazards to avoid in Juvenile Court practice.

 

4:30 PM - Closing Comments and Adjournment

 

Registration:

Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704/375-8624

 

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