Civil Justice sponsors its first CLE program, Introduction to Family Law, on June 29, 2011
Civil Justice is beginning its Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses, with its first program, Introduction to Family Law – A Review of Divorce and Custody Issues, on June 29, 2011 at the University of Maryland School of Law, from 10:00am to 12:00pm.
This introductory training is designed to provide the practitioner with essential elements needed to assess and undertake a divorce or custody case. Taught by Stacey Andersen, a litigator with over 13 years of trial experience in the area of family law, students will be guided through the filing of a divorce action from the initial client interview through overall case assessment and finally the filling of the civil complaint. Ms. Anderson will also discuss how domestic violence factors into case assessment as well as short and long term case strategy.
9:50 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.
The Law: Venue, Grounds, Filing
10:20 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Case Assessment and Pleadings
10:40 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Client Case Management
11:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
Domestic Violence Considerations
11:20 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.
The Family Law Practitioner’s “Toolbox”
11:40 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Questions and Answers
About the Speaker
Stacey Andersen actively litigates in the areas of family law, domestic violence, consumer rights, public benefits on behalf of the disabled and indigent, and consumer interest in the realm of public utilities advocacy. Ms. Andersen has also represented children as a best interest attorney and child’s advocate. Additionally, Ms. Andersen is also a trained collaborative law practitioner.
To register for this class, please click here to download a registration form.
If you have any questions, please contact Erica Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (410)706-0174.