25th Annual Family Law Retreat to the Beach, October 5 - 6

October 5, 2018

Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach
1:00 PM
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 and Juvenile Cases.  Experts will highlight the practice-based tools for managing the most complex cases in Domestic Practice.   Give your opinion on upcoming proposed bills that will shape your practice in the years to come. 

 

Perdido Beach Resort
Call the Perdido Beach Resort at 1-800-634-8001 to make your room reservation!

 




$399 LIVE ON SITE SEMINAR - Registration after 12:00 p.m. the day before the seminar Registration
At the seminar you will receive the materials on flash drive. If time permits, you will receive a code for downloading the seminar materials before the seminar.
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.

Friday, October 5

12:15     Registration and Sign-In

12:50     Welcome

Presider      J. Ronald Boyd  
                    Boyd Fernambucq & Dunn PC
                  
  Birmingham                   

1:00       Case Law Update I

                    Joan-Marie Sullivan
                 
  Law Offices of Joan-Marie Sullivan
                    Huntsville

2:00       Legislative Update

                     Representative Mike Jones
                     Alabama House of Representatives
                     Montgomery

2:30       Alimony Update

                     Susan Donovan
                  
  The University of Alabama School of Law
                     Tuscaloosa

3:00       Refreshment Break

3:10      How the New Tax Laws Affect Family Law Practitioners and Their Clients

                      Stephen W. Shaw
                      Reddin Mills Clark & Shaw LLP
                      Birmingham

3:40       Ethical Issues in Family Law

                      Robert E. Lusk, Jr.   
                      Lusk Law Firm LLC  
                      Fairhope

4:40       Cocktail Reception

                       Sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Alabama State Bar & Wayne L. Williams & Associates LLC

Saturday, October 6

8:00       Registration and Refreshments

Presider         Wayne L. Williams
                     
Wayne L. Williams & Associates LLC  
                       Tuscaloosa

8:30       State Bar Update

                       Jana Garner
                       JRG Law Offices, LLC
                       Selma

              Family Law Section Update

                       Jessica Drennan
                       President,  Family Law Section, Alabama State Bar
                       Birmingham

9:00       Case Law Update II

                       Joan-Marie Sullivan  

10:00     Refreshment Break

10:10     Practice Tips in Family Law Cases

                        Juliana Taylor
                    
   Attorney-at-Law       
                        Montgomery

10:40     Juvenile Case Law Update

                         Elizabeth Hendrix
                         Department of Human Resources 
                         Montgomery

11:10     Judges' Panel

                          Judge Scott Donaldson
                          Alabama Court of Civil Appeals
                          Montgomery

                          Judge Patricia Stephens
                          10th Judicial Circuit, Domestic Relations
                           Birmingham

                          Judge Michelle M. Thomason
                          28th Judicial Circuit
                           Foley

12:10     Adjourn

 

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