When my term as Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association ended in August of 2012 in Chicago, I thought that my travelling days were headed for a significant reduction. And I enjoyed the travel and the ability to meet family law professionals worldwide. Fortunately or unfortunately, in my year as […]
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I recently “passed the gavel” to the new Family Law Section Chair, Maryann Foley of Alaska. It was a heartwarming ceremony and many of the leaders in family law were there. But perhaps more important than that ceremony, was our final Council meeting the day before. While it was the last one I will preside […]
I have been so fortunate to have been able to serve as Chair of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association for the 2011-2012 term. I cannot believe the year is drawing to a close. To have been allowed to lead this section, has truly been an honor and the highlight of my […]
I am so excited about our Spring CLE Seminar. It will be at the Eden Roc Hotel in South Beach. The program topics include: “How to Impress Judges: Analytical Steps to a Well Organized, Concise, and Engaging Trial,” “Social Networking for the Family Lawyer,” and “If You Love Me, Put it in Writing.”. Our Fall […]
While there certainly is more than one way to work with the press, I have found that being forthcoming with the media, even if my answer is “I don’t know”, or “I know but cannot and will not say”, has been the best.
There will be family law discussed not only indoors, but pool side and at the beach. Isn’t that better than your conference room?
The program enrollment for next week at the Encore in Las Vegas is great (over 250!) and you can still sign up. For those of you coming or thinking about coming who are reading this on a smartphone, you can text FLS to 99699 and you will be provided an immediate link to the schedule […]
Knowledge is power and we should all be as knowledgable as we can about the laws that so vitally affect families, especially children.
The upcoming ABA Family Law Seminar has already generated a tremendous response. The advance registration numbers are great with more people registering each day. And now, more good news. The entire program schedule and related information (presentation titles, times and locations for instance) can be downloaded right to your cell phone, in advance. You can […]