There is also a 6 hour archived more advanced family law training available on-line to be viewed at your convenience. More details of the programs and faculty and registration information are in the attached memo.
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc.
TO: Champaign County attorneys
FROM: Valerie McWilliams
SUBJECT: Free Archived Webcast of Family Law Seminar and Free In-person Divorce Basics CLE
DATE: September 1, 2009
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., is presenting a free archived webcast of a Family Law Seminar for its Staff, Pro Bono, and Private Bar Involvement (PBI) attorneys. Attorneys who are not currently in one of these categories may participate in this free training by agreeing to handle one pro bono divorce for Land of Lincoln. The archived webcast of this Seminar has been approved for six (6) hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. The evaluations for the live version of this seminar were excellent, and the audio and visual quality of the archived webcast is very good. It can be viewed at the time most convenient to you.
The Agenda covers Guardian Ad Litems, Qualified Illinois Domestic Relations Orders, Sexual Abuse of Children, Mediation of Custody and Visitation, Military Retirement, Federal Retirement, Case Law Update, and Judicial Perspective. The Faculty includes Cynthia Fain, Senior Assistant General Counsel for the Teachers’ Retirement System of Illinois; Carolyn Hubler, Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Center; Marta Papa, Illinois State Bar Association mediation trainer; Janet Heflin, former Chief Judge of the Madison County Family Court; and prominent domestic relations attorneys Patricia Kievlan, Kimberly Klein Power, Robert Wells, and Lorri Mott.
To register for archived webcast, send your name, address, telephone number, Attorney Registration number, and whether you plan to participate in person, by live webcast, or by archived webcast. Register by e-mail at email@example.com, by FAX at (618) 398-4813, or by regular mail to Richard Chase, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., 8787 State Street, Suite 101, East St. Louis, Illinois 62203.
In addition, there will be a live, divorce basics training in Champaign at the I-hotel on Friday October 2 from 1 to 4:45 p.m. This award winning program is available at no cost to attorneys who agree to take a pro bono case this year. This is geared towards attorneys who do not specialize in family law, and also new attorneys. The faculty includes Julie Keehner Katz and Judge Arnold Blockman. The details of this program, including how to register, are found at the ISBA website.