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Seminar: Tricks of the Trade: Best Practices for Attorneys Representing Children

In this moderated panel discussion, a small group of professionals from the worlds of family law and mental health services (including court-ordered therapies) will discuss the process of becoming a Child Representative/Guardian Ad Litem. Topics will include questions such as:

  • What do you wish you had known about interviewing children when you first began working as a GAL?
  • What do you wish other/more GALs knew about communicating with children involved in high-conflict family law cases?
  • How to get information that you can trust as accurate from children when working as a GAL?

The three panelists, all of whom work professionally as either therapists to children and families or as court-appointed Guardians/Representatives will discuss their experiences and these question topics, with guidance from a moderator who is a family law attorney.

This seminar will be held remotely via Zoom. Attendees will receive login instructions upon registration.

November 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

2 Hour CLE (approx.)


Olivia St. Clair Long, O. Long Law, LLC
Jessica St. Clair, Court-appointed Child Therapist and Reunification Therapist
Agnes Olechno, Williams & Farmer
Jennifer Lavin, Jennifer L. Lavin, P.C.

This seminar will be held remotely via zoom.