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GAL Training 2019

Product ID: CA2864W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Children & the Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Great GAL guidance

Children needing a guardian ad litem depend on you to help bring about the best possible outcomes in what are often stressful, emotional, and challenging situations. Are you prepared to make an appropriate recommendation to the court on behalf of a vulnerable child?

Whether you’re new or experienced, GAL Training 2019 gives you a deeper understanding of your role in family law cases along with the tools you need to manage expectations and fulfill your duties.

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OnDemand seminar

Pricing

Member $259.00

Non-Member $339.00

Credits

8 CLE, 1 EPR, 8 GALF, 8 GALMIN

Date and Time

Thursday, May 30, 20198:30 AM - 4:45 PM CT

Add to Calendar 5/30/2019 8:30:00 AM 5/30/2019 4:45:00 PM America/Chicago GAL Training 2019

Endorsed by the Children & the Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Great GAL guidance

Children needing a guardian ad litem depend on you to help bring about the best possible outcomes in what are often stressful, emotional, and challenging situations. Are you prepared to make an appropriate recommendation to the court on behalf of a vulnerable child?

Whether you’re new or experienced, GAL Training 2019 gives you a deeper understanding of your role in family law cases along with the tools you need to manage expectations and fulfill your duties.

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Endorsed by the Children & the Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Great GAL guidance

Children needing a guardian ad litem depend on you to help bring about the best possible outcomes in what are often stressful, emotional, and challenging situations. Are you prepared to make an appropriate recommendation to the court on behalf of a vulnerable child?

Whether you’re new or experienced, GAL Training 2019 gives you a deeper understanding of your role in family law cases along with the tools you need to manage expectations and fulfill your duties.

Read More ↓

Program Chair:

Sarah H. DeKraay
Murphy Desmond, S.C.
Madison

Presenters:

Michael S. Brandt
Hanna Brandt & Lucsay LLP
Madison

Megan E. Corning
Your Family Law Center, S.C.
Madison

Commissioner Mark R. Fremgen
Dane County Circuit Court
Madison

Katherine Cole Harrell
Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
Madison

Detective Sergeant Julie Johnson
Madison Police Department Special Victims Unit
Madison

Robyn Klaila
Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center
Madison

Cathryn Kriss MSSW, LCSW
Kriss and Associates LLC
Middleton

Ryan S. MacGillis
MacGillis Wiemer LLC
Wauwatosa

Janet Poff
Dane County Department of Human Services
Madison

Ashley J. Richter
Richter & Phillips LLP
Madison

Julie A. Rozwadowski
Rozwadowski Law Office
Madison

Emily Wilson
Kowalski Family Law LLC
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Guardian ad Litem Roundtable

  • Tips for successfully interviewing children
  • Alleviating conflicts of interests
  • Meeting with the parents
  • When would you call a child as a witness?

Michael S. Brandt, Ryan S. MacGillis, Julie A. Rozwadowski

9:45 a.m. : Break

10:00 a.m. : Working with Court-Involved Children and Families

  • The child’s perspective in a divorce
  • Parental involvement and triangulation
  • The impact of divorce on a child’s coping skills

Cathryn Kriss MSSW, LCSW

12:00 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. : When $#!@ Gets Real: Navigating Child Abuse Issues in Family Cases

  • Recognizing issues of abuse
  • Accessing information and resources
  • Understanding professional roles
  • Best practices
  • Hypothetical case discussion

Moderator: Emily Wilson
Panelists: Mark R. Fremgen, Julie Johnson, Robyn Klaila, Janet Poff

2:30 p.m. : Break

2:45 p.m. : Your First Case as a Guardian ad Litem

Megan E. Corning

3:45 p.m. : Ethics for Guardians ad Litem

  • Eligibility for GAL appointments
  • Payment of the GAL
  • Purpose of the GAL
  • SCR 20:3.5
  • de Montigny v. de Montigny
  • Why is acting as a witness prohibited?
  • Communicating with individuals represented by counsel
  • SCR 20:1.6 – Confidentiality
  • GAL communications with collaterals

Katherine Cole Harrell, Ashley J. Richter

4:45 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Hear from a panel of guardians ad litem on how they handle appointments and address common challenges
  • Discover what you need to know when a case presents evidence of child abuse or neglect
  • Understand what is appropriate with respect to interviewing a child who may be the victim of abuse or neglect
  • Learn how to make your recommendations more compelling from a panel of court commissioners
  • Guardians ad litem for minors
  • Juvenile/children's law attorneys
  • Family law attorneys
  • General practitioners
  • Lawyers practicing dispute resolution

Book Sale – Save 20%!

Guardian ad Litem Handbook

Save 20% on the Guardian ad Litem Handbook . Plus, all seminar attendees receive a free two-week trial of the Books UnBound® version.* Discover vital information on handling the legal issues as well as the human side of your cases.

Use discount code CA2864 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 as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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