Professional Development Series
The Professional Development Series (PDS) is a weekly podcast series devoted to our newly sworn in attorneys and young lawyers. The PDS will present programs bringing basic skills training, introducing the business of the law, educating on mental health issues, and showcasing long term career options. Programs will come from a variety of sources locally and from around the country. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Julie Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org and Kiana Noorishad at email@example.com.
Best Practices for Guardians ad Litem Webinar
October 11, 2016
1.0 hour CLE Credit
This course is designed for new Guardian ad litems (GALs) or attorneys interested in serving as a GAL to children in Virginia. Two practicing attorneys and GALs, Larry Vance with the law offices of Buchbauer & McGuire and Matthew Kreitzer with the law offices Booth & McCarthy, will discuss the responsibilities of GALs to children under Virginia Code, including procedural duties and ethical obligations in various proceedings. The speakers will share best practices for fulfilling these obligations, including techniques for interviewing children, communicating with other parties, and obtaining a resolution that is in the best interest of the child.
*This program has been approved for 1.0 hours of MCLE credit.
In addition, approval for GAL MCLE credit is pending.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Enjoy past broadcasts of the Professional Development Series by topic area. If you have trouble accessing a past broadcast or have any questions about the series, contact Julie Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org and Kiana Noorishad at email@example.com.
Programming comes from the VSB Young Lawyers Conference, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and other sources with their permission.