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28th Annual Family Law Retreat to the Beach

October 14, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - October 15, 2022 @ 12:30 pm

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October 14 – 15, 20212

Perdido Beach Resort

This course has been approved by the Alabama State Bar for 7 MCLE Credit hours, including 1 hour of Ethics

We’re headed to the beach and hope you will join us!  This weekend seminar is designed for attorneys who handle Family Law and Juvenile Cases.  Experts will highlight the practice-based tools for managing the most complex cases in Domestic Practice.

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Perdido Beach Resort

Call the Perdido Beach Resort at 1-800-634-8001 to make your room reservation while our room block last.  Rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and there are a limited number of rooms available.  Please identify yourself as part of CLE Retreat to the Beach – booking ID# 18991Our room block expires September 12!

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The Schedule

Friday, October 14, 2022

GAL Recertification Session – You must register separately – see below

Family Law Retreat to the Beach
12:15     Registration and Sign-In

12:50     Welcome
Presider      Heather Fann   Gregory Fann Law LLC     Birmingham

1:00       Case Law Update I
Joan-Marie Sullivan   Law Offices of Joan-Marie Sullivan     Huntsville

2:00       Juvenile Case Law Update
Elizabeth Hendrix   Department of Human Resources   Montgomery

2:30       Refreshment Break

2:40       Discovering Digital Currencies
Max Pulliam        Maxwell H. Pulliam LLC          Birmingham

3:40       Ethics Update
Judge Roman Shaul        Alabama State Bar              Montgomery

4:45       Cocktail Reception

Saturday, October 15, 2022

8:00       Registration and continental breakfast
Presider  Amy Creech   Creech Family Law LLC  Huntsville

8:30       Representing Foster Parents in Adoptions
Samuel J. McLure  The Adoption Law Firm    Montgomery

9:00       Case Law Update II
Joan-Marie Sullivan   Law Offices of Joan-Marie Sullivan       Huntsville

10:00    Social Media Issues in Family Law Cases
Juliana Taylor      Attorney-at-Law           Montgomery               

10:30     Refreshment Break

10:40    Different Approaches to Calculating Support/Parenting Plan Update
Penny Davis   The University of Alabama School of Law       Tuscaloosa

11:25     Domestic Violence
Heather Campbell    YWCA     Birmingham

12:10     Adjourn

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GAL Recertification

This session is being offered to attorneys wishing to maintain their status as a guardian ad litem in juvenile dependency cases.  This 3 hour session will recertify attorneys for 2022.  You must be currently certified to attend this course.
Registration Fee:   $90           Course time is 8:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Registration is completed separately from Retreat to the Beach.  Participants must register online at:      https://conferences.alacourt.gov
Registration after September 29 will have a late fee of $25.00.  The registration deadline is October 6.
Checks should be made payable to AJCFA and mailed to:
Alabama Judicial College  300 Dexter Avenue  Montgomery, AL  36104
Call the AOC for more information:   1-866-954-9411, ext. 7115


Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd
Orange Beach, AL 36561 United States

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