37th Annual Family Law Seminar 2018: Perspectives, Perspectives …

MCLE Credits: 6.0
Ethics Credits Included: 1.0

Video on Site: Monday, October 29 / Charlottesville
  Tuesday, October 30 / Abingdon, Alexandria, Norfolk, Richmond, Roanoke
  Wednesday, October 31 / Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Tysons
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
MCLE Credit: 6.0 (Ethics: 1.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Live on Site: October 3 in Fairfax, October 5 in Richmond, and October 9 in Norfolk

Information

Why Attend?

This year’s topics include:

  • Bi-annual Case Law and Legislative Updates
  • A CPA’s perspective on the recent tax law changes and their effects on family law matters
  • A clinician’s perspective on the different types of forensic psychological evaluations in the domestic relations context, and when and how to use them
  • A lawyer’s perspective on using and defending forensic psychological evaluations in the domestic relations context
  • The ethical issues involved with attorney trust accounts and handling your client’s money

Cosponsored with the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar

For over three decades, this annual event has brought together family law attorneys from across Virginia for an indispensable educational and networking opportunity. As usual, the seminar offers six hours of CLE credit for attorneys, ranging from annual ethics and case law updates to specific programs on the most pressing domestic issues.

 
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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE FOR VIDEO REPLAYS

8:30 Registration
9:00 Handling Your Money Ethically
Susan M. Hicks

A discussion of the ethical issues involved with attorney trust accounts and handling your client’s money.
10:00 Break
10:15 Bi-annual Case Law Update
Edward D. Barnes


A thorough review of significant family law cases affecting Virginia attorneys from the past six months.  

10:55 Bi-annual Legislative Update
Craig W. Sampson


A comprehensive summary of the status of recent legislative changes affecting family law in Virginia.

11:45 Lunch Recess
12:45 When and How to Use Forensic Psychological Evaluations:  A Doctor’s Perspective
Dr. Keith E. Fender

A clinician’s perspective on the different types of forensic psychological evaluations in the domestic relations context, and when and how to use them.
1:45 Break
2:00 When and How to Use Forensic Psychological Evaluations:  A Lawyer’s Perspective
Charles E. Powers

A lawyer’s take on using and defending forensic
psychological evaluations in the domestic relations context.
3:00 Effects of the New Tax Law Changes on Family Law Matters:  A CPA’s Perspective
Mark C. Vogel

An in-depth analysis of the recent tax law changes and their effects on family law matters.
4:30 Adjourn

Faculty

FACULTY

Edward D. Barnes, Barnes & Diehl, P.C. / Richmond
Lawrence D. Diehl, Barnes & Diehl, P.C. / Richmond
Dr. Keith E. Fender, Blue Ridge Counseling, LLC / Radford
Daniel L. Gray, Cooper Ginsberg Gray / Fairfax
Susan Hicks, The Susan Hicks Group OC / Fairfax
Charles E.  Powers, Batzli Stiles Butler PC / Richmond
Craig W. Sampson, Barnes & Diehl, P.C. / Richmond
Mark C. Vogel, Gross Mendelsohn / Fairfax
Richard L. Wolf, Gross Mendelsohn / Fairfax

MODERATORS

Susan M. Butler, ShounBach / Fairfax (Fairfax)
Robert E. Henley III, Batzli Stiles Butler PC / Richmond (Richmond)
Patrick L. Maurer, Pender & Coward / Virginia Beach (Norfolk)

PROGRAM PLANNERS

Robert E. Henley III, Batzli Stiles Butler PC / Richmond
Richard B. Orsino, The Orsino Law Firm / Fairfax
Melanie E. Peters, Weaver Law Firm, P.C. / Roanoke

Locations, Dates and Fees

VIDEO REGISTRATION FEES (Lunch not included).
(All registrants will receive access to a complete set of downloadable e-book seminar materials.)

$225* regular registration (without printed materials).
$255 regular registration plus printed materials.
$210* preregistering VSB Family Law Section member (without printed materials).
$240 preregistering VSB Family Law Section member plus printed materials.
$270 on-site registration (if space is available) (printed materials included).

*Available until 3 business days before the program


VIDEO LOCATIONS AND DATES

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29
Charlottesville: The Virginia CLE® Building, 105 Whitewood Road (800) 979-8253 (Venue Website / Google Map)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

Abingdon: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, on the campus of Virginia Highlands Community College (I-81 exit 14), 1 Partnership Circle  (276) 619-4300 (Venue Website / Google Map)
Alexandria: Courtyard Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, 2700 Eisenhower Ave. (703) 329-2323 (Venue Website / Google Map)
Norfolk: SpringHill Suites Norfolk—Virginia Beach, 6350 Newtown Road (757) 333-3100 (Venue Website / Google Map)
Richmond: UVA Richmond Regional Center, 2810 N. Parham Road, Suite 300, 3rd Floor (Parking available only in spots not marked “Visitor Parking”) (804) 662-7464 (Venue Website / Google Map)
Roanoke: Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 North Jefferson Street (Parking validated for parking deck adjacent to center only) (540) 767-6161 (Venue Website / Google Map)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

Fredericksburg: Courtyard Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District, 620 Caroline Street (540) 786-8321 (Venue Website / Google Map)
Harrisonburg: Courtyard Marriott, 1890 Evelyn Byrd Avenue (540) 432-3031 (Venue Website / Google Map)
Tysons: Courtyard Marriott, 1960-A Chain Bridge Road (entrance to hotel on Greensboro Drive) (703) 790-0207 (Venue Website / Google Map) Now Metro accessible!


Click here if you wish to register three or more people from the same firm.

A special 15% discount and free shipping on Virginia CLE®–published books will be available for purchases made at the seminar site.


Lower Registration Fee and Greater Functionality with Downloadable E-Book Seminar Materials

ALL seminar registrants will receive access to a complete set of downloadable e-book seminar materials. E-book materials are searchable, easily accessible, and efficient to use.

When registering, please be sure to provide a legible, valid e-mail address to which Virginia CLE® can send a link to the e-book materials.

Registrants who elect a registration option that includes downloadable e-book seminar materials only and not the printed materials will receive, at the seminar, a short, printed seminar outline with space to take notes.

Printed Materials: You still have the option of receiving a complete set of printed materials for a higher registration fee. Registrants who choose this option will receive printed materials at the program.

REGISTRATION DEADLINES

To receive access to the downloadable e-book materials BEFORE the seminar AND register for the lower fee, your registration must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. THREE BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE the seminar.  A link to the downloadable e-book materials will be e-mailed to you two business days before the seminar.  Once you download the materials, you can review them and print the portions you want to bring with you to the seminar.

After 5:00 p.m. THREE BUSINESS DAYS BEFORE the seminar, only the registration options that include printed materials will be available.


Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored through 5:00 p.m. of the DAY BEFORE the seminar.  You will, however, be charged $90 for the materials if you cancel your registration for the seminar, or transfer registration to a different seminar, after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE®.

If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact Virginia CLE® well in advance of the program date.

Private recording of this program is prohibited.

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