Juvenile Law Section
Provides opportunities for members to enhance professional practice and improve the outcomes of children and families in Abuse/Neglect/Dependent Court and DJJDP Court. Educational topics include trends in child welfare law, interface among juvenile court and schools, and training in non-legal areas of child development/family dynamics, substance abuse/mental health treatment, and domestic violence.
|2018-19 Chair||2018-19 Vice Chair|
|Caitlin E. Whalan
|Marjory J. Timothy
2017-18 Juvenile Law Section Report
Kenneth R. Harris Jr., Chair and Caitlin E. Whalan, Vice Chair
The Juvenile Law Section continued successful programming and a full schedule of networking and learning opportunities for members in 2017-18. The Section hosted regular lunch meetings the third Tuesday every other month at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse.
In addition to the meetings above, the Section planned and hosted the Sixth Annual Juvenile Law Conference. The conference consisted of mulitiple CLE opportunities, a Juvenile Law Section meeting, breakfast, lunch and networking.
The Section continued organizing volunteer opportunities for members, including working with the Young Lawyers Division at the Thompson House to create and implement programs for the youth.
Section leaders look forward to the upcoming year, including social opportunities and increased CLE programming. Any ideas or suggestions for future events or CLE’s may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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