Date & Time (Day 5): Tuesday, November 28, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. ET
Webinar Fee: $35 to attend Day 2 ONLY. $150 to attend all six sessions.
Cosponsored with the Greater Boston Family Law American Inn of Court
How to Be a Better Family Law Attorney from A to Z For Beginner and Newer Attorneys
Join family law attorney Matthew Barach, (principal of Barach Law Group LLC and author of the American Bar Association’s title The Family Law Guide to Appellate Practice) and special guests (including family law judges) on a six-part journey to become an even better advocate for your clients. A six-part course designed for new and novice family law attorneys to navigate the maze of family law in the Commonwealth. Topics to include the decision to practice family law, the divorce process, temporary orders, drafting, pre-trials, the trial itself and the aftermath. Learn from seasoned family law specialists to become a more effective and experienced advocate for your clients. Presented in six parts, in one-hour sessions, from September to November.
Faculty (will vary for each session)
Hon. Brian Dunn, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court
Hon. Susan Ricci, Massachusetts Probate and Family Court (ret.)
Matthew Barach, Esq., Barach Law Group LLC (host and moderator)
Stephanie Goldenhersh, Esq., Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
Maureen McBrien, Esq., Brick, Jones, McBrien & Hickey, LLP
Alessandra Petruccelli, Esq., Law Office of Alessandra Petruccelli
Lee Sanderson, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, MST, Valuation Forensics, LLC
Karen Stuntz, Esq., McEvoy & Stuntz LLP
Gary Todd, Esq., Todd & Weld LLP
TRIALS AND THE AFTERMATH (Day 5)
Topics to be covered will include:
- What to know about trials
- The importance of the pre-trial order
- How to prepare for trial
- How to present evidence for divorce, modifications and contempt proceedings
- The use of experts and agreed upon facts
- The drafting and importance of findings of fact and the proposed judgment
- What to do when you receive the judgment
- Post-trial motions and the possibility of appeal will also be covered
Video recordings will be sent for all six programs to all who are registered.
Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, accommodations requests, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito by email at email@example.com . Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Registration fees are non-refundable. Most Social Law Library CLE events are recorded. The recording is available by digital download, generally within a week after the program date. People registered for the program will receive the video recording and materials. CLE credit, when applicable, is only granted when the live webinar is attended.