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Financial Topics in Family Law
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Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar CLE and the Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section - 6.25 CLE

When: 02/16/2016
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Where: State Bar of Georgia
104 Marietta St.
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: (404) 521-0781

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Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar CLE and the Atlanta Bar Association Family Law Section


6.25 CLE hours


Attendance Options:
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 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!


Registration Fees:
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

Seminar Agenda:


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.)


Program Chairs:
Dan Branch, IAG Forensics and Valuation 
J. Ashley Sawyer, Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder  


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