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    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Bernstein Shur, 100 Middle Street, West Tower, Portland
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    Speakers: Judge Peter Darvin,  Judge Jed French, and Magistrate Najarian

     Judges French and Darvin and Magistrate Najarian will offer a panel presentation and interactive discussion on a wide range of family law issues with a focus on recommended best practices, including:

    • Prefiling preparation and best use of case management conferences
    • Interim Relief: Strategies and expected outcomes
    • Judicial Settlement Conferences: When and how to best use
    • Child Custody: Effective advocacy versus mudslinging
    • GAL: How to use the GAL most effectively 
    • Real Estate: Who gets the house and why?
    • Property division: Overall presentation and how to deal with the 'pots and pans'
    • Spousal support: Successful approaches and outcomes
    • Attorney's Fees: Getting the other party to pay for your fees?
    • Forms and proposed Orders: What you should include

    This program offers 1.5 hours of general CLE credit.  

    • 16 Dec 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
    • Preti, One City Center, Portland
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    Most ethics violations are not the headline grabbing, clearly inappropriate actions that we often think of when we think about ethical practice.  Far more often, it is generally upstanding, well meaning attorneys who make a decision in a more "gray" area of ethical considerations and it creates consequences that were neither foreseen nor intended.   One way to analyze such decisions is through behavioral economic principles:  what are the cognitive biases and heuristics that lead otherwise rational and well meaning people to make poor choices? 

    Speaker: Justin Coffin, Esq.

    This program offers 1 hour of ethics CLE credit.  Lunch will be provided.  If you have dietary restrictions, please email Jennifer Lechner at lechner@cumberlandbar.org.



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