CLE – Legal Training
Join us for the 18th Annual Continuing Legal Education training: Litigating Family Law Cases Involving Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault. Volunteer attorneys can attend the training for free!
This legal training gives Alaskan attorneys the opportunity to gain skills in order to represent clients who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The training, lodging, travel and per diem are all offered completely free for those attorneys who commit to donate a minimum of 20 hours over a 12 month period. For more information on becoming a volunteer contact the Legal Program Director, Christine Pate, at email@example.com
This CLE offers information to attorneys about domestic violence and sexual assault in family law cases. Attorneys, judges, court staff, and legal advocates are encouraged to attend. The CLE is presented in cooperation with the Alaska Bar Association.
When: Monday and Tuesday, February 15 – 16, 2016 from 8am-5pm
Where: Anchorage Hilton in Anchorage, Alaska. Hotel website here.
Featured Speakers: Rachel White-Domain, JD with the National Center for Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Trauma
Laura Farley, Howard Lazar, Neil O’Donnel, Michael Lessmeier and Matthew Peterson with the American College of Trial Lawyers
Register by completing this form.
Submit the form via EMAIL to: firstname.lastname@example.org
By FAX to: (907) 747-7547
By SNAIL mail to:
ANDVSA Legal Program,
PO Box 6631, Sitka, Alaska 99835
This year’s topics will include:
- Trauma-informed care with clients who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
- Representing clients with trauma in court
- Working with clients with mental health issues in custody matters
- Advanced child support and spousal support issues
- Ethical issues in domestic relations matters
- Nuts and bolts of a custody and divorce case
- Best practices from the bench
- Cross examination and direct examination techniques in domestic violence matters