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Child Representative Training

9/11/2014 to 9/12/2014

When: 9/11/2014
08:15
Where: College of Lake County
19351 W Washington
Building C Auditorium
Grayslake, Illinois  60030
United States
Contact:
Christopher Boadt

Phone: 847-244-3143

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DRAFT AGENDA ---  SUBJECT TO REVISION (7/23/14)

Role of GAL/CR – Start to Finish 

Thursday, September 11 -- Friday, September 12, 2014
10.0 CLE Hour (including 2 ethics)



September 11, 2014 (Day 1) 

8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Registration

8:45 – 9:00 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY REMARKS 

                    Donna Jo Vorderstrasse, Presiding Judge of the Family Division 

9:00 – 9:30 Distinction Between GAL, Attorney for the Child  and Child’s Rep
                   Marc Fisher of Katz, Goldstein and Warren 

9:30 – 10:00 The Role of the Parenting Coordinator, Rebecca J. Whitcombe 

10:00 – 10:15 BREAK 

10:15 – 11:45 The Interview Process 

                       a. Participants: David Gates, Mark Mosk 

                       b. Specifics: 

                           i. How to interview/Where to interview 

                           ii. Types of people to interview 

                              1. Parties (individual/joint) 

                              2. Kids 

                              3. Collaterals 

                              4. Professionals 

                          iii. Family Dynamic – parenting/co-parenting 

 

11:45 – 12:30 LUNCH 

12:30 – 1:15 Confidentiality between therapists, child, GAL/CR 

                     Jennifer Cunningham Beeler 

1:15 – 1:30 BREAK 

2:00 – 3:00 Domestic Violence Issues
                   Dr. Sol Rappaport 

2:00 – 3:00 Special Needs Presentation 

                  Micki Moran and Carlton Marcyan 

                    - Family dynamic – parenting/co-parenting dynamics 

                    - Children of special needs 

 

September 12, 2014 (Day 2) 

Registration – 8:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. 

9:00 – 10:00 The Investigation Process of GAL/CR 

                      a. Participants: Neal Takiff and Bob Ackley and Linda Sheehan 

                      b. Specifics: 

                          i. Home visits 

                          ii. School visits 

                          iii. Verification 

 

10:00 – 10:15 BREAK 

10:15 – 12:00 PANEL: The Litigation Aspect of GAL/CR
                      Gary Schlesinger, Sally Lichter, Amy Gertler and Honorable Jane D. Waller 

                      a. Specifics: 

                          i. Discovery 

                          ii. Depositions 

                          iii. Trial preparation 

                          iv. Trial participation 

                          v. Objections/Children’s hearsay statements 

 

12:00 – 12:45 LUNCH 

12:45 – 1:15 GAL/CR Fees
                     Patricia L. Cornell 

1:15 – 1:45 Case Law Update, Mike Strauss 

1:45 – 2:00 BREAK 

2:00 – 3:00 Judge’s Panel 

                   What information in report and pre-trial memo 

                   Participation of GAL/CR during litigation

 
 

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