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NACC 40th Anniversary - Loyola Chicago Law School Symposium

Join the National Association of Counsel for Children and the Civitas ChildLaw Center of Loyola University Chicago School of Law for a special Symposium in honor of NACC's 40th Anniversary. The Symposium will be followed by a reception with cheese, antipasto, beer, and wine. There is no charge to attend unless you are seeking CLE credit, but RSVPs are encouraged.

11/9/2018
When: Friday, November 9, 2018
1:00pm-5:00pm
Where: Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Ceremonial Courtroom
25 East Pearson Street
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Contact: Kim Dvorchak
202-810-9914


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Join NACC and the Civitas ChildLaw Center and Children's Legal Rights Journal of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law for a special Symposium in honor of NACC's 40th Anniversary as a nonprofit children's legal advocacy organization.

 

Children’s Legal Rights Journal is a national journal sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law in cooperation with the National Association of Counsel for Children. The Journal publish articles on a variety of children’s legal issues and is the only journal in the country exclusively addressing legal needs of children.

 

We are pleased to announce a special edition of the CJRJ to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the National Association of Counsel for Children, a nonprofit children’s legal advocacy organization founded in 1977 to improve the lives of children and families through high-quality legal representation and policy advocacy.  This special edition will be released in the January of 2019.

 

Friday, November 9, 1:00pm-4:00pm, reception from 4:00pm-5:00pm

 

Ceremonial Courtroom, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

 

25 East Pearson Street, Chicago, IL  60611

 

Symposium Speakers: 
  • Welcome Remarks, Diane Geraghty, Kathleen Beazley Chair in Children’s Law Professor of Law and Director, Civitas ChildLaw Center, Co-Director of the Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, and Practice
  • Don Duquette, Former Professor of Michigan Law School, Former Director of the National Quality Improvement Center on Children’s Representation, Former NACC Board Member and Red Book Editor, on In Child Advocacy, Both Good Laws and Clinical Skills Are Essential: A Review of the Six Core Lawyer Skills
  • Marty Guggenheim, Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law, New York University Law School, presenting his article"The History and Influence of the National Association of Counsel for Children--An Alternate Perspective"   
  • Erik Pitchal, Brooklyn Family Court Judge, NACC Board Member, presenting his article"From Paternalism to Due Process: Reflections from the Bench on 40 Years of American Child Advocacy"  
  • Leslie Starr Heimov, CWLS, Executive Director, Children’s Law Center of California, NACC Board Vice-President, Co-Founder, Family Justice Initiative, on  When Child Advocates Fight for Justice - The Role of the Children's Lawyers in System Reform, the Family Justice Initiative and Redefining Child Protection
  • Closing Remarks, Kim Dvorchak, Executive Director, National Association of Counsel for Children

 

The Tremont Hotel of the Magnificent Mile is offering a special rate of $99/night for this event and throughout Veteran's Day weekend.  Contact Bev Tautalatasi, Tremont Sales Manager at 203.536.0060 or bev.hotelsales@gmail.com and indicate you are seeking a room within the NACC/Loyola University Chicago room block.

 

 

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