Parent Attorney Conference

This course is sponsored by Co-sponsored by Office of Indigent Defense Services.

The Parent Attorney Conference provides training for attorneys who represent parents in abuse, neglect, dependency, and termination of parental rights proceedings. This year’s sessions will explore bonding between parents and their children and the importance of in-person and physical contact, what parent attorneys need to know about Child and Family Evaluations, and motions and strategies for counsel during a pandemic. The program also includes a case law and legislative update and one ethics hour.

For information about other indigent defense education courses, visit our Indigent Defense Education site.

 The registration deadline for this program is 12:00am on Monday, August 10.

Additional information

Agenda

This year’s conference will be offered remotely in two separate sessions through the Zoom webinar platform. Session I will be held on Thursday, August 13, from 8:45am to 12:15pm. Session II will be held on Monday, August 24, from 8:45am to 12:15pm. 

Registrants will receive a link to view the programs live, which we encourage you to attend if you are able so that you can ask questions and participate in any discussions or activities. Registrants who are unable to attend both days of the live program will receive a link to the recorded program content. Once registrants receive the recorded session, they will have 30 days to review content.

General5.00 hrs
Ethics1.00 hrs
Total6.00 hrs
  • August 13
    August 24
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    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before August 05, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after August 06, 2020, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
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    This conference will be held remotely and delivered in two separate sessions. Part 1 will be held on Thursday, August 13, from 8:45am to 12:15pm. Part 2 will be held on Monday, August 24, from 8:45am to 12:15pm. Please plan to sign on 15 minutes prior to the start of each session to test your connection.

    IDS Employees

    Registration Deadline: August 10, 2020

    $0.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

    Private Assigned Counsel and Contract Attorneys

    Registration Deadline: August 10, 2020

    $140.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.

CLE Credit:

The Parent Attorney Conference offers 6.00 hours of continuing legal education credit, which we will report to the State Bar on your behalf. If you are unable to view the entire program, either live or via recording, please upload a partial credit form Hereby September 24, 2020.  If you do not submit a partial CLE form, we will be reporting the full 6.00 hours on your behalf. 

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Jessica O'Sullivan

Program Manager, Courts Group
919.962.9754
Civil Defender Educator, Public Defense Education