Please join DePaul College of Law's Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center for its First Annual Family Law Symposium: Making Non-Adversarial Proceedings a Reality: The Evolution and Impact of ADR in Child & Family Law Cases.
Below is the schedule for the symposium:
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast & Registration/Check-In
9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.: Welcome, DePaul College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea
9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.: Featured Speaker: The Honorable Grace G. Dickler, Presiding Judge of the Cook County Domestic Relations Division
9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.: Panel #1: The Use of Mediation and Arbitration in Child & Family Law Cases: Challenges and Successes
Panelists: Cookie Levitz, Supervisor, Circuit Court of Cook County, Family Mediation Services; Susan Storcel, Director, Circuit Court of Cook County, Child Protection Mediation & Facilitation Program; and Jeffrey Brend, Arbitrator & Financial Mediator, Levin & Brend, P.C.
Moderator: The Honorable Karen G. Shields (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS
10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.: Break
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Panel #2: Emerging Models for Effective Problem-Solving in Child & Family Law Cases: Collaborative Law, Parenting Coordination, and Restorative Justice
Panelists: Sandra Crawford, Collaborative Law Attorney, Mediator, Trainer, Co-Founder of Trainers for the Advancement of Collaborative Practice, Inc. and former President of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois; Brian James, Mediator and Parenting Coordinator, C.E.L. & Associates, Inc.; and The Honorable Martha A. Mills (Ret.), Former Supervising Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Parentage and Child Support Court and DePaul's Restorative Justice Pilot Project
Moderator: Patrick Kalscheur, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Closing Address: Andrew Schepard, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Lunch & Final Q&A
Complimentary continental breakfast and lunch provided. Questions? Please contact Family Law Center Director Cheryl Price at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DePaul University College of Law is an accredited CLE provider. This event has been approved for up to 3.0 general CLE credits.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 8:30am to 1:00pm
DePaul Center (DPC), 8005
1 E Jackson Blvd