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Date: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm
Duration: 3 Hours
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The KBA Unmet Legal Needs of Children Committee presents ”Juvenile Practice Update” on Thursday, August 30, 2012. The program will be held at the Juvenile Court in the Main Court Room.
This year’s Guardian ad Litem training is designed to give guardians insight into resources available and practical pointers on best practices.
1:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Introduction from the Court
Hon. Timothy E. Irwin, Knox County Juvenile Court
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Best Practices Guide for Handling Juvenile Dependency & Neglect Cases
Lisa A. White, Attorney at Law
This session will cover:
• Court Procedures & Preferences of Knox County Juvenile Court
• Sample Petitions & Orders
2:00 – 2:15 p.m.
2:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Addressing the Needs of Children from Birth through High School
Jennifer S. Bjornstad, Attorney at Law
Susan E. Crabtree, Deputy Law Director, Knox County Law Director’s Office
Rebecca A. Franklin, Attorney at Law
Sherry L. Mahar, Law Office of Sherry L. Mahar
• Assessments for infants
• Medical Records
• Community Resources
• Accessing JIMS
• Educational & Vocational Options
• Coordinating with Schools
The program has been approved for three hours of general CLE credit.
KBA Members - $ 60
Non-KBA Members - $ 90
KBA Law Student Members - $ 25
Staff of KBA Members - $ 60
A reservation is required in advance of the program - $ 5 dollar additional fee the day of the program. You do not need to be a member of the Unmet Legal Needs of Children committee in order to attend the CLE program.