Free to all ABA Family Law Section Members!
Join us for a discussion of how COVID-19 has impacted family law, featuring practitioners and scholars from across the country who are contributing to upcoming Family Law Quarterly issues on this topic.
Panel 1: Virtual Hearings, Family Court Proceedings, and the Future (1:00-2:35 pm)
This panel will consider the impact of court closures and the use of virtual court proceedings in the context of family law, for both domestic and international cases. Panelists will discuss legal and practical challenges presented by virtual proceedings in the family law context, and consider the extent to which virtual proceedings may be incorporated into future practice.
Panelists: Samuel Schoonmaker, Elizabeth G. Thornburg, Lynda B. Munro, Nathalie Gonzalez, and Melissa Kucinski
Panel 2: Addressing System Gaps: Representing Clients and Accessing Services (3:00-4:35 pm)
This panel will consider how COVID-19 has impacted systems for providing interventions, supports, or oversight in the area of family law, as well as some best practices for client representation and advocacy. Specific areas for discussion include child welfare, individuals with special needs, surrogacy, and domestic violence.
Panelists: Solangel Maldonado, Dawne Mitchell, Margaret ?Pegi? Price, Seema Mohapatra, Sarah White, and Jamie Bormann
ABA Members: $50
Section Members: FREE