Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar CLE and the Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section
6.25 CLE hours
Attend in person: Register online or via the registration form
Attend the live webcast: Register directly with Peach New Media, our self-study CLE partner, by calling (770) 805-6292 or online at www.fastcle.com. You will receive “in-house” CLE credit for webcast participation.
Savings: Early Registration Discount for in-person attendance -- register by January 27, 2016 and receive a $30 discount. Use your Atlanta Bar Members-Only CLE Coupon to save an additional $75!
Atlanta Bar Family Law Member: $209 ($179 Early)
Other Atlanta Bar Member: $219 ($189 Early)
Non-Atlanta Bar Member: $269 ($239 Early)
Paralegals: $179 ($149 Early)
Law students: Members $10/Non-Members $20
CLE Materials: The seminar written materials will be emailed to all registrants before the seminar. In addition to receiving the electronic materials, you may also purchase a printed copy of the materials for $20. Please indicate your choice or decline this option when you register.
Non-Members must register via the registration form
8:30 AM - Registration
9:00 AM - Introduction and Welcome
9:10 AM - Dueling Experts: CPAs Debate Various Financial Concepts in Divorce Cases Including: Fair Value or Fair Market Value; Market Forces or Owner's Efforts; Earnouts and Clawbacks; Gloomy vs Rosy future prospects; and other discussion-inducing topics.
- Dan Branch, IAG Forensics & Valuation
- Adrian Loud, Censeo Advisors
- Moderator: Karine Burney, Kessler & Solomiany
10:00 AM - Can You Trust Trusts? The Role, Impact and Implication of Trusts in Divorce Cases
- R. Mark Williamson, Alston and Bird, LLP
- Tish McDonald, King and Spalding, LLP
10:50 AM - BREAK
11:05 AM - Mock Deposition of a Financial Expert: strategies, tips and tricks for deposing a financial expert and being deposed
- Sheri Lake, Smith & Lake LLC
- Justin Hayes, Justin C. Hayes, P.C.
- Beth Garrett, Frazier and Deeter, LLC
12:15 PM - LUNCH
1:10 PM - Now We Can All Get Divorced: The Impact of Obergefell v. Hodges on Financial Issues in Divorce Cases
Denise VanLanduyt, VanLanduyt Giles, LLC, Decatur
- Debbie Gibbon, Gibbon Financial Consulting, LLC
2:00 PM - Quick Takes: Two Fast-paced Sessions
#1) Out of the Box Uses for Financial Experts
- Mona S. Shuman and Eileen J. Shuman, Shuman & Shuman, P.C.
- Marc Effron, White Elm Group
#2) Mediation Strategies: Tips for Effectively Mediating the Financial Aspects of Family Law Cases
- Linda Schaffer, U-Resolve, LLC
3:00 PM - BREAK
3:15 PM - Financial Case Law Update: Discussion of Recent Family Law Caseswith Financial Issues
- Will Davis, Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC
- Jessica Fagan, Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder
4:00 PM - Judicial Panel – Superior Court Judges discuss Financial Topics in Family Law Cases including Alimony Assessment, Child Support Awards, Equitable Division Considerations, and Separate Property Issues
- Honorable Jane Barwick, Fulton County Superior Court
- Honorable J.P. Boulee, DeKalb County Superior Court
- Honorable Asha F. Jackson, Dekalb County Superior Court
- Honorable Todd Markle, Fulton County Superior Court
- Moderator: Dan Bloom, Richardson, Bloom & Lines
5:00 PM Networking Happy Hour at Thrive (Across the street from the State Bar or Georgia. Drink tickets and light hors d'oeuvres provided.)
Dan Branch, IAG Forensics and Valuation
J. Ashley Sawyer, Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder