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Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2023

Product ID: CA3490R
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Elevate your advocacy

When you serve as a court-appointed guardian ad litem (GAL) in guardianship or protective placement matters for adults, you’re playing a vital role in the legal system. Our popular annual training is back with important guidance for GALs of all experience levels.

Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2023 will help you polish the essential skills you need to successfully advocate for your wards’ best interests, including:

  • Conducting an annual Watts review
  • Navigating temporary guardianships
  • Preparing a case for trial
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Select a Format

OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $269.00

Non-Member $349.00

Credits

7 CLE, 7 GALAD

Date and Time

Friday, May 26, 20238:30 AM - 3:50 PM CT

Add to Calendar 5/26/2023 8:30:00 AM 5/26/2023 3:50:00 PM America/Chicago Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2023

Elevate your advocacy

When you serve as a court-appointed guardian ad litem (GAL) in guardianship or protective placement matters for adults, you’re playing a vital role in the legal system. Our popular annual training is back with important guidance for GALs of all experience levels.

Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2023 will help you polish the essential skills you need to successfully advocate for your wards’ best interests, including:

  • Conducting an annual Watts review
  • Navigating temporary guardianships
  • Preparing a case for trial
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Elevate your advocacy

When you serve as a court-appointed guardian ad litem (GAL) in guardianship or protective placement matters for adults, you’re playing a vital role in the legal system. Our popular annual training is back with important guidance for GALs of all experience levels.

Adult Guardian ad Litem Training 2023 will help you polish the essential skills you need to successfully advocate for your wards’ best interests, including:

  • Conducting an annual Watts review
  • Navigating temporary guardianships
  • Preparing a case for trial
Read More ↓

Sponsored By

Interested in sponsoring this program? Find out more.

Program Chair and Presenters

Jessica A. Liebau
Wessels & Liebau LLC
Mequon

Avery J. Mayne
Walny Legal Group LLC
Milwaukee

Presenters

Amy M. Burger
Law Office of Attorney Amy Burger
Hubertus

Victoria Davis Davila
Davis & Pledl S.C.
Milwaukee

Amy R. Devine
Haskins Short & Brindley LLC
Monona

Blaine Patiño
Canellos & Patiño LLC
Wauwatosa

Sarah Prohuska
Dementia Care Specialist
ADRC of Ozaukee County
Port Washington

Mary C. Youssi
Walny Legal Group LLC
Milwaukee   

8:30 a.m. : Guardianship Basics

Jessica A. Liebau

10:00 a.m. : Break

10:15 a.m. : When Guardianship is Overly Restrictive: Overview of POAs and Supported Decision-Making

Amy M. Burger, Amy R. Devine

11:15 a.m. : Unique Appointments and Case Scenarios

  • Best practices and tips for unique GAL appointments
  • Navigating differences by jurisdiction
  • Examples of common scenarios

Victoria Davis Davila

12:05 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:05 p.m. : Communication Barriers for GALs

Sarah Prohuska

1:55 p.m. : Interviewing Skills and Communication Barriers for GALs

Blaine Patiño

2:20 p.m. : Break

2:35 p.m. : Recent Issues Involving Married Wards and Finances

Avery J. Mayne

3:25 p.m. : Advocacy and Getting Ready for Trial

Mary C. Youssi

3:50 p.m. : Program Concludes

Webcast replay schedule may vary slightly from live seminar.

  • Confidently handle guardianships and protective placements from appointment through payment
  • Recognize where guardianship or protective placement may not be appropriate measures
  • Hone your interviewing skills and learn to overcome communication barriers
  • Plan strategically by adopting a mindset that every case could go to trial
  • Understand how guardianship impacts a ward’s spouse and their financial prospects
  • Make sound recommendations that are in the ward’s best interests
  • Guardians ad litem for adults
  • Elder law attorneys
  • Attorneys for adults with special needs
  • Estate planning attorneys

BOOK BONUS

The Guardian ad Litem Handbook

Save 20% on either a 1-year subscription to the Books UnBound title or purchase of the print book.* This comprehensive guide is filled with practical information on handling GAL appointments, whether you’re looking for guidance on the basics or need help with more complex issues. Use discount code CA3490 when you order online or by calling (800) 728-7788.

*Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid through 12/31/24. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of libraries. Discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

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