20th Annual Family Law Retreat to the Beach, October 11-12, 2013

October 11, 2013

Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach
12:50 p.m.
7, including 1 hour of ethics

[ Seminar Brochure ]

We’re headed to the beach and hope you will join us! This weekend seminar is designed for attorneys who handle Family Law cases involving divorce, child custody and juvenile issues. Experts will highlight the practice-based tools for managing the most complex cases in Domestic Practice. This year’s seminar coincides with the 2013 National Shrimp Festival in nearby Gulf Shores.

TO REGISTER FOR THE LIVE ON SITE SEMINAR, please select  the registration option below.

To pay by check, you may download and print the mail in registration form Mail your form and check to CLE Alabama, Box 870384, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0384. 

To pay by credit charge, select one of the options below:

$425 Late registration Registration
(within five days of the seminar) At the seminar you will receive the materials on flash drive. If you register more than 24 hours in advance you will receive a link for downloading and printing the written materials to bring with you.

Friday, October 11, 2013
GAL Recertification Session – You must register separately – see below

8:00 Registration and Sign-In
8:45 Two Hour Recertification Training
11:15 Adjourn

Plenary Session
12:00 Registration and Sign-In

12:50 Welcome
Presider Gordon F. Bailey, Jr. Attorney at Law Atlanta, GA

1:00 Case Law Update I
Randall W. Nichols Massey Stotser & Nichols PC Birmingham

2:00 Legislative Update
Penny A. Davis Alabama Law Institute Tuscaloosa

2:30 Nuts and Bolts of E-Discovery
Bill Long Integrid, Inc. Birmingham

3:00 Refreshment Break

3:10 Nuts and Bolts of E-Discovery (continued)
Meredith J. Lees Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker LLC Birmingham

3:40 Ethical Issues in Family Law
Jeremy W. McIntire Alabama State Bar Montgomery

4:40 Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by The Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar & Wayne L. Williams & Associates LLC

Saturday, October 12, 2013
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

Presider Stephen P. Johnson Brackin McGriff & Johnson PC Foley

8:30 Remarks from the State Courts and State Bar
Chief Justice Roy S. Moore Supreme Court of Alabama Montgomery
Stephen Johnson, President, Family Law Section, Alabama State Bar Foley

9:00 Case Law Update II
Randall W. Nichols Massey Stotser & Nichols PC Birmingham

10:00 Refreshment Break

10:10 Judges Panel
Judge W. Scott Donaldson Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Montgomery
Judge Philip N. Lisenby 6th Judicial Circuit Tuscaloosa
Judge Julie Ann Palmer 10th Judicial Circuit, Domestic Relations Birmingham

11:10 Juvenile Court Issues – DHR and Attorney Collaboration
Diane L. Dunning DHR Birmingham

12:10 Adjourn

GAL Recertification Course
This session is being offered to attorneys wishing to maintain their status as a guardian ad litem in juvenile dependency cases. This 2 hour session will recertify attorneys for 2013. You must be currently certified to attend this course.
Registration Fee: $60
Registration is completed separately from Retreat to the Beach. Participants must register online at: http://conferences.alacourt.gov
Checks for the $60 registration fee must be mailed prior to training and should be made payable to AJCFA
Mail $60 GAL Recertification checks to:
Administrative Office of the Courts Judicial College/Lela Taylor 300 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, AL 36104
Call the AOC for more information: 1-866-954-9411, ext. 7115