Family Law Institute Agenda

Family Law Institute - Jan. 09-10, 2014
AGENDA AND SPEAKERS

DAY ONE - Thursday, January 09, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Determining Income and Obtaining Deviations for Child Support

  • Keith A. Berkshire, Esq., Berkshire Law Office PLLC
  • Jeffrey G. Pollitt, Esq., Jeffrey G Pollitt PC
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Bankruptcy and Divorce: A Marriage Not Made in Heaven

  • Randy Nussbaum, Esq., Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner PC
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Valuation of Assets In Mediation

  • Barry L. Brody, Esq., Law Offices of Barry L. Brody
11:20 a.m. - Noon

Rule 10 and Child Representation: Ethical Issues

  • The Honorable George H. Foster, Jr., Maricopa County Superior Court
  • Ronee F. Korbin Steiner, Esq., Korbin Steiner & Marquis
Noon - 1:30 p.m.

LUNCH
Please enjoy a lunch break, conference fees do not include meals.  The program re-starts promptly at 1:30 p.m.

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Five Tax Issues Every Practitioner Must Know

  • Yale F. Goldberg, Esq., Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP
  • Lisa M. Reilly, Esq., Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP
2:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Post-Nuptial & Co-Habitation Agreements

  • John E. Herrick, Esq., Law Office of John E. Herrick
2:35 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Memorandum Decisions: Good Law That Can’t Be Cited

  • Keith A. Berkshire, Esq., Berkshire Law Office PLLC
3:10 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. BREAK
3:25 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Waste Not, Want Not: Presenting claims when community funds are used in ways that don’t benefit the community

  • Chris Gorman, CFE, Gorman Litigation Support Services, LLC
  • Mitchell Reichman, Esq., Jaburg Wilk PC
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Till Meth Do Us Part: Substance Testing Hot Topics

  • The Honorable Carey Snyder Hyatt, Maricopa County Superior Court
  • Jaime Anderson, TASC, Inc.
  • Gloria L. Cales, Esq.
  • Jeff Gingerich, TASC, Inc.
  • Michael A. Sucher, M.D., Greenberg & Sucher
5:00 p.m. ADJOURN

FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE® - Friday, January 10, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Imputing Income for Support Purposes

  • Michael Black, Michael Phillips Black Wealth Management
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

COBRA Issues, Affordable Care Act, Medical Support Orders

  • Steven H. Everts, Esq., Udall Shumway PLC
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Real Property Appraisals – What Does the Appraiser Actually Do?
How to Cross-Examine a Real Property Appraiser

  • Richard J. Kalinowski, Jr., MAI, Kalinowski & Associates, Inc.
  • Stephen R. Smith, Esq., Fromm Smith & Gadow PC
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. BREAK
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

New Tax Issues; New Tax Rates

  • Laura S. Leopardi, CPA/ABV, MBA, Laura S. Leopardi, CPA, PLLC
11:30 p.m. - Noon

Ethics for Family Lawyers

  • Lynda C. Shely, Esq., The Shely Firm PC
Noon - 1:30 p.m LUNCH
Please enjoy a lunch break, conference fees do not include meals.  The program re-starts promptly at 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Legislative and Case Update

  • Kathleen A. McCarthy, Esq.,The McCarthy Law Firm
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Judges Panel
Moderated by Robert L. Schwartz, Esq., Dickinson Wright Mariscal Weeks

  • The Honorable Maurice Portley, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One
  • The Honorable Peter B. Swann, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One
  • The Honorable Janet E. Barton, Maricopa County Superior Court
  • The Honorable Sam J. Myers, Maricopa County Superior Court
  • The Honorable Danielle Viola, Maricopa County Superior Court
  • Commissioner Alyce Pennington, Commissioner, Pima County
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. BREAK
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Interstate Custody Issues

  • Ann M. Haralambie, Esq., Ann Nicholson Haralambie Attorneys PC
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hot Tips Panel

  • Laura C. Belleau, Esq., Karp & Weiss PC
  • Steven M. Ellsworth, Esq., Steven M Ellsworth PC
  • Thomas J. Griggs, Esq., Law Firm of M. Paul Fisher PC
  • Dana M. Levy, Esq., Dickinson Wright Mariscal Weeks
  • Lisa C. McNorton, Esq., Law Office of Lisa C McNorton
  • Leonce A. Richard, Esq., Dickinson Wright Mariscal Weeks
  • Robert E. Siesco, Esq.
5:00 p.m. ADJOURN