Posts Tagged ‘Continuing Legal Education’

What the guardian should expect from the attorneys/What attorneys should expect from the guardian

The following are materials for an upcoming Charleston County guardian ad litem luncheon.  I am posting them as a blog so that folks can comment.  These materials can also be downloaded as a Microsoft Word file. I often “recycle” lectures, so comments may be used to update the materials. A lot of the bickering between attorneys and guardians […]

The Benefits of Co-Mediation in Family Court

Karen Klickstein-Forman and I spoke today for the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston on The Benefits of Co-Mediation in Family Court. Karen drafted the materials below.  A word file of these materials can be downloaded here. Co-Mediation is a style of mediation that involves multiple mediators, usually two, which in some way may compliment […]

Shameless plug for Co-Mediation CLE

My better half, Karen Klickstein-Forman, and I will be presenting on The Benefits of Co-Mediation for Family Court as part of the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston’s monthly breakfast. This CLE will take place on October 2, 2014 from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at Kitchen 208. Attendance is free and it is one hour […]

News and events

My newest mentee, Audrey R. Brown, has her website up here. Audrey is a graduate of George Mason University School of Law and an avid roller derby enthusiast–and a member of the Lowcountry Highrollers (she’s currently in the recreational league as she concentrates on developing her law practice).  Her practice focuses on family law and […]

Free CLE on “Financial Issues in Family Law”

On October 12, 2012 from 1:00 to 4:45 p.m. there will be a free three-hour CLE on “Financial Issues in Family Law” (Course # 126447) at the Charleston County Courthouse’s Jury Assembly Room.  This CLE will be conducted by Cindy MacAulay, Richard Livingston, and Jeremy Gilbert of Dixon Hughes Goodman and is aimed at a beginner/intermediate […]

Advanced Family Law Mediation Training

As one of my tasks for the board of the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston (MMCC), I have organized an advanced family law mediation training, which is set for August 24, 2012 at the Charleston School of Law. This class will be taught by James C. Sarratt of the Mediation Center, Inc., and The […]

Mixed signals from the South Carolina bar

A few days after posting this, I learned that the “M” in “MCLE” did not mean that this CLE qualifies for ethics hours.  -GF Recently our State Supreme Court ordered that “at least once every three annual reporting periods, attorneys and judges complete one hour of instruction devoted exclusively to substance abuse or mental health issues and […]

Schoolin’ the newbies

Folks who know me well know I enjoy teaching new lawyers.  Given the frequent procedural, ethical and strategic questions such lawyers bring to me, I decided to try to formalize the process.  Thus, August 18th from 5:30 to 7:00  p.m., I am going to host a “class” for such newbies at my office.  If it […]


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