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15th Annual School Law Institute -- Ethical Considerations in Special Education Representation - Who is Your Client?

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From the program: 15th Annual School Law Institute

Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 15th Annual School Law Institute recorded June, 2015 in New York. Ethical Considerations in Special Education Representation - Who is Your Client? [01:00:43] A discussion as to who is your client for both parent attorneys and school district attorneys Is it the parents or the child? Is it the Board of Education or the administrators hired by the Board? Can the answer to ...

18th Annual Children's Law Institute -- Ethical Issues in Sexual Abuse Cases

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From the program: 18th Annual Children's Law Institute

Recorded on: Aug. 3, 2015

Taken from the Web Program 18th Annual Children's Law Institute recorded July, 2015 in New York. Ethical Issues in Sexual Abuse Cases [00:31:18] Approaching the case from different perspectives (child welfare and juvenile justice) Representing the parent when their child is accused or when their interests differ Conflicts of interest Vicki E. Light, M.P.H., Corinne Lundstrum, Rebecca S. Rubloff   The ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2014 -- Unique Laws and Additional Services

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From the program: Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2014

Recorded on: Apr. 28, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California recorded April, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [00:59:50]Unique Laws and Additional Services  [00:59:50] Regional Center Advocacy    Early Start Lanterman Act Homeless youth right to education – McKinney-Vento AB 490 – School stability, immediate enrollment, immediate transfer ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015 -- Education Advocacy

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From the program: Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015

Recorded on: Apr. 24, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2015 recorded April, 2015 in San Francisco. Education Advocacy [02:07:59] Special Education Process and Procedures  Requesting and reviewing records, requesting an assessment, understanding how to read assessments and scores Initial Individualized Education Program meeting, services, appropriate goals, and placement  ...

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2013 (Free) -- How to Finish a Dissolution Case: Case Settlement and Trials

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From the program: California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2013 (Free)

Recorded on: Feb. 6, 2013

Taken from the Web Program California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases recorded February, 2013 in San Francisco. Lecture Topics  [00:58:34] How to Finish a Dissolution Case: Case Settlement and Trials  [00:58:34] How to prepare and handle a Mandatory Settlement Conference Basic overview of Family law trials The purchase price of this segment includes the following article ...

California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2015 -- Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation

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From the program: California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2015

Recorded on: Feb. 5, 2015

Taken from the Web Program California Family Law Basics: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Family Law Cases 2015 recorded February, 2015 in San Francisco. Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation [01:29:30] Child custody and visitation laws Child custody and visitation in DV cases Client–centered issues, informal agreements Stephanie E. Bilinski, Commissioner Josanna Berkow (Ret.), Sharon M. Braz The purchase ...

California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders -- Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order

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From the program: California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Recorded on: Feb. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders recorded February, 2014 in San Francisco. Lecture Topics  [00:58:15] Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order  [00:58:15] Handling a hearing – arguments, questioning parties and witnesses Possible hearing ...

California Guardianship Law 2015 -- Guardianship Process

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From the program: California Guardianship Law 2015

Recorded on: Jun. 22, 2015

Taken from the Web Program California Guardianship Law 2015 recorded June, 2015 in San Francisco. Guardianship Process [00:59:45] Uncontested General Guardianship:  Legal Standard Temporary Guardianship: Legal Standard Notice Requirements State-Wide Judicial Council Forms Request to Waive Fees Guardianship Investigation Court Hearing Preparing for the Hearing Hearing Procedures ...

California Special Education Law 2014 (Free) -- Getting Needed Services for Students with OHI Under IDEA and Section 504

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From the program: California Special Education Law 2014 (Free)

Recorded on: Oct. 9, 2014

Taken from the Web Program California Special Education Law 2014 recorded October, 2014 in San Francisco.Lecture Topics  [01:30:10]Getting Needed Services for Students with OHI Under IDEA and Section 504  [01:30:10]Children with other health impairments are increasing in numbers and may need a broad array of related services to learn safely and effectively. This session will help advocates identify the services that these children may need ...

Estate Planning Institute 2014 (45th Annual) -- Planning for Children, Grandchildren and Beyond - HEET and Education

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From the program: Estate Planning Institute 2014 (45th Annual)

Recorded on: Sep. 12, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Estate Planning Institute 2014 (45th Annual) recorded September, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:59:54]Planning for Children, Grandchildren and Beyond - HEET and Education  [00:59:54] Advantages and disadvantages of 529 plans Taking advantage of the education and health care exclusions Prepaid tuition Long-term trusts for education: structuring and drafting a HEET Finally, which technique is best ...

Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015 -- Basic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases

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From the program: Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015

Recorded on: Jun. 8, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Protecting Domestic Violence Survivors and Children in California: Pro Bono Representation in Low-Income Domestic Violence Restraining Order Cases 2015 recorded June, 2015 in San Francisco. Basic Overview of California Child Custody and Visitation Law in Domestic Violence Cases [01:00:32] Basic introduction to child custody and visitation law and domestic violence Role of Family Court Services ...

Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum -- Ethical and Practical Considerations When Working with Children

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From the program: Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum

Recorded on: Dec. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum recorded December, 2014 in San Francisco. Ethical and Practical Considerations When Working with Children [00:58:55] Working with and representing children, especially children with histories of trauma, can present distinct challenges and ethical issues ...

Seeking Safety in America: The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Domestic Violence Victims as Respondents in International Child Abduction Cases 2015 -- Appeals and Pro Bono Representation

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From the program: Seeking Safety in America: The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Domestic Violence Victims as Respondents in International Child Abduction Cases 2015

Recorded on: Jul. 29, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Seeking Safety in America: The Nuts and Bolts of Representing Domestic Violence Victims as Respondents in International Child Abduction Cases 2015 recorded July, 2015 in San Francisco. Appeals and Pro Bono Representation [00:59:30] The first half of this session will review best practices for preserving the record for appeal, with particular focus on challenges specific to Hague Convention cases. The second part of ...

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2015 -- Client Counseling & Advocacy: The Role of Race, Class and Culture in the Elimination of Bias

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From the program: Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2015

Recorded on: May. 13, 2015

Taken from the Web Program Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2015 recorded May, 2015 in San Francisco. Client Counseling & Advocacy: The Role of Race, Class and Culture in the Elimination of Bias [01:05:25] The goal of this session is to explore the lawyer-client relationship with a focus on the role of race, class and culture.  Through two interrelated ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia