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Children and the Law

Children and the Law


Committee Description



The Children and the Law Committee is comprised of a wide range of legal professionals such as children’s lawyers, guardian ad litems, family law attorneys, agency attorneys, and others who are dedicated to using the law to ensure the safety, permanency, and well-being of children. The main purpose of our committee is to have a forum where lawyers can share ideas, experiences, advice, and resources about children’s legal issues.


News and Announcements





Articles and Newsletters

Newsletters

Summer 2014 Committee Newsletter

Winter 2014 Committee Newsletter

Summer 2013 Committee Newsletter

Recent Articles

The Role of Guardian ad litem in Modification of Time Sharing Proceedings in Florida

The Basics of Child In Need of Assistance (CINA) Matters for the Family Law Practitioner


The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics

The practice series is an online resource for new lawyers covering basic training in both substantive and practical aspects of a law practice. With over 170 quick tips and tools, this series is an essential resource for lawyers in their first three years of practice and is exclusively available to ABA members.

Practice-Specific
Children and the Law
The Rules of Evidence in Representing Children
The Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children
Interviewing the Child Client
Custody 101: The Young Lawyer's Guide to Representing Clients in Custody Procedures
The Young Lawyer's Guide to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Interested in writing an article?
For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Program Associate, Renee Lugo, renee.lugo@americanbar.org.


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    Leadership

    Chair:

    Bellamy, Yonne

    Vice-Chairs:

    Kusimo, Olubunmi
    Pavlik, Mary

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    Programs, Meetings and Events

    Committee Events

      YLD 2014 Fall Conference

      10/09/2014-10/11/2014
      The Nines Hotel
      Portland

      Join us for a Conference designed to help you grow your practice and make a difference the legal profession and your community. This three-day event is filled with great CLE, topical discussions, and opportunities to network with and learn from lawyers in a variety of practice areas across the country. ...

    Modified by Tracey Moore on July 31, 2014

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