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

1:00       Case Law Update I

                    Joan-Marie Sullivan
  Law Offices of Joan-Marie Sullivan

2:00       Legislative Update

                     Representative Mike Jones
                     Alabama House of Representatives

2:30       Alimony Update

                     Susan Donovan
  The University of Alabama School of Law

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

3:40       Ethical Issues in Family Law

                      Robert E. Lusk, Jr.   
                      Lusk Law Firm LLC  

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  

8:30       State Bar Update

                       Jana Garner
                       JRG Law Offices, LLC

              Family Law Section Update

                       Jessica Drennan
                       President,  Family Law Section, Alabama State Bar

9:00       Case Law Update II

                       Joan-Marie Sullivan  

10:00     Refreshment Break

10:10     Practice Tips in Family Law Cases

                        Juliana Taylor

10:40     Juvenile Case Law Update

                         Elizabeth Hendrix
                         Department of Human Resources 

11:10     Judges' Panel

                          Judge Scott Donaldson
                          Alabama Court of Civil Appeals

                          Judge Patricia Stephens
                          10th Judicial Circuit, Domestic Relations

                          Judge Michelle M. Thomason
                          28th Judicial Circuit

12:10     Adjourn