Adult Guardianship Law and Mediation

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Tuesday, December 11, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
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Wednesday, January 9, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
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MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 2.0 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $150

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Why Attend?

  • Learn the basics of adult guardianship law in Virginia
  • Discover the conflicts and disputes unique to adult guardianship cases
  • Find out how to work with mediators to address special issues in adult guardianship cases.
GAL for Incapacitated Persons Continuing Credit Hours: 2.0

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Continuing Mediation Education Credit (non-Ethics): 2.0 (Pending)

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This lecture and discussion style seminar will provide you with an overview of Virginia adult guardianship law and process and then go into detail of how mediation can be useful tool for you to assist your clients in adult guardianship cases. You will hear from an experienced mediator and an Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney explain the unique conflicts and disputes in guardianship cases.

 

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Registration Deadlines:
Webcast: 10 minutes prior to seminar. If you register for a webcast the day of the seminar, your e-mail receipt will include a link to launch the seminar and download the materials.
Telephone: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Call (800) 979-8253 to register up to one hour prior to the seminar
Live on Site: Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. the day preceding the seminar
Walk-in registration is permitted on a space-available basis

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored until 5:00 p.m. the day preceding the seminar. You will, however, be charged $40 if you cancel or transfer your registration to a different seminar after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE.

Full refunds or transfers are available up to two days after a webcast in the unlikely event that you experience technical difficulties.

MCLE Credit Caveat: The MCLE Board measures credits by the time you spend in attendance. If you enter a seminar late or leave it early, or both, you must reflect those adjustments accurately in the credits you report on your credit reporting form. A code will be given at the end of the seminar, which must be written on your MCLE form.


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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (December 11, 2018)

12:00 Adult Guardianship Law and Mediation
1:45 Question-and-Answer Session
2:00 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 11:30 a.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (January 9, 2019)

12:00 Adult Guardianship Law and Mediation
1:45 Question-and-Answer Session
2:00 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Elizabeth Munro von Keller, VON KELLER LAW / Manassas

Elizabeth commits her legal practice to matters of estate planning and elder law. She is a caring and compassionate lawyer who works with her clients to develop creative strategies to help them protect their assets, plan for long-term health and medical care, and preserve an inheritance for their beneficiaries. The comprehensive estate plans that she prepares include, as appropriate: Powers of Attorney, Wills and Trusts, Medical Directives and Special Needs / Long-term Care Planning.

Elizabeth is thoroughly familiar with the estate planning and elder law needs of clients. She has represented younger, middle-aged, and older adults. She also has counseled retired citizens who receive government pensions, as well as senior citizens in crisis situations. Mrs. von Keller handles guardianships and conservatorships when these proceedings become necessary and regularly addresses special needs concerns and long-term care issues.

Lawrie Parker, Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center / Warrenton

Lawrie Parker has been actively involved in mediation and restorative justice at the national, state, and community levels for 29 years.  She a founder of the Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center (PDRC) in Warrenton and has been its executive director since 1990. 

Ms. Parker serves on the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Dispute Resolution Advisory Council, its Mediator Complaint Panel and its Ethics Committee.  Her state court mediation certifications include general district court, juvenile and domestic relations district court, circuit court-civil, circuit court-family, mentor, and basic mediation trainer.  During her tenure at PDRC she has developed numerous services and training programs including elder mediation. PDRC is currently assisting Fauquier County Public Schools and Alexandria City Public Schools in instituting Restorative Justice as a student disciplinary option. Ms. Parker is past president and a founding Board member of the Restorative Justice Association of Virginia (RJAV), vice-president of the Virginia Association for Community Conflict Resolution, and is a past-president the Virginia Mediation Network. 

In 2011 she received the Virginia Mediation Network’s Distinguished Mediator Award, in 2010 she was named by Virginia Lawyers Media, publishers of Virginia Lawyers Weekly and the Virginia Medical Law Report, to the Class of 2010 of “Influential Women of Virginia.”   In 2001, she received an award from the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Office of the Executive Secretary for Outstanding Achievement in Community Mediation. She received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. the University of Mary Washington.

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