New York State Bar Association CLE
Thursday, April 14, 2011
New York City
The New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
By Attending This Program You Will:
Learn suggested methodologies for how to handle a custody case
Become familiar with the fole of the Law Guardian
Learn the basics of child neglect and abuse proceedings under Article 10 of the FCA
Hear discussion of ethical issues, specifically addressing the types of proceedings in which the best interests of children are at the forefront of the Court's concern
Gain valuable knowledge from a panel of experts. All attorneys, both newly admitted and those with limited experience, will benefit from this program.
10:25 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
The Appointment and Use of Law Guardians
A. The Role of the Law Guardian
B. Ethical Considerations
1. As Counsel for a Party
2. As Law Guardian
C. Relationship among the Court, Counsel and the Law Guardian
D. Law Guardian Fees
Speakers : Jill C. Stone, Esq. (Long Island); Gregory I. Monashefsky, Esq. (Syracuse); Hon. G. Douglas Griset (Albany); Ayoka A. Tucker, Esq. (Buffalo); Samuel J. Ferrara, Esq. (NYC); Robin D. Carton, Esq. (Westchester)