Juvenile Court: Our Courts, Our Kids, Our Families
Join us for a series of four micro sessions discussing issues of importance to juvenile court. Each thirty-minute session is priced separately and requires separate registration in order to allow you to attend one or all depending upon your schedule and interest in the topic. Sessions are from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. on the following dates – Aug. 5, Aug. 19, Sept. 2 and Sept. 16, 2020.
Micro Session 3 - The Defense Bar in Juvenile Court: Purposeful Practice
Description: Young people are truly social animals, and their nature to “hangout” together includes getting into trouble together. There is often a need for conflict attorneys in Juvenile Court due to multiple defendants with conflicting interests. Juvenile Court needs private attorneys willing to accept appointment to represent youth, and sometimes adults, when the Office of Public Defender declares a conflict. In this session, participants will hear from an experienced Assistant Public Defender about practicing in Juvenile Court, and receive forms and other resources to quickly build competency and a sustainable defense practice in Juvenile Court.
Speakers: Judge Gail Grover, East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court and Jack Harrison, EBR Parish Assistant Public Defender
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
This seminar will count for .50 hour CLE credit.
Cancellation by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.