Presented by the Juvenile Law Section
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Child Witnesses: Preparing for Trial
Michelle Duprey, Council for Children’s Rights (CFCR) Director of Children’s Defense
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. NC Appellate Case Law Update
Matt Wunsche, NC Guardian ad Litem Appellate Counsel
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Immigration 101 and Hot Topics for Juvenile Law Attorneys
Catherine Magennis, Senior Associate Immigration Attorney at Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm & Doug Thie, Partner with Clawson and Staubes
11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
Marc Gentile, Senior Associate County Attorney, Mecklenburg County Youth & Family Services
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Families in Recovery to Stay Together (F.I.R.S.T.) Program Making Families our FIRST Priority
Hon. Aretha Blake, Lead Mecklenburg County Juvenile Court Judge
Erica Oxendine-Hall, Recovery Court Program Coordinator
Timothy Johnson, F.I.R.S.T. Case Coordinator
Ashley Rogers, F.I.R.S.T. Case Coordinator
Nita Stanley, Guardian ad Litem Attorney Advocate, 26th Judicial District
Lisa Krystynak, Peer Support Specialist, Promise Resources Network
Vennis Travis, YFS Supervisor & Liaison
Kathy Jackson, Mecklenburg County YFS Senior Associate County Atty
Attorney Cherie Long-Hardin, Osho & Long-Hardin PLLC
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mental Health and Well-Being during COVID-19
Robynn Moraites, Executive Director of North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program (NC LAP)
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closing
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