Event Details



Stages of Development as They Relate to Children with Special Needs
Tuesday, September 13, 12:00 - 1:00 pm  |  Speaker:  Kristine Bartlett, Psy. D.

Children and the Court: Determining When Children Should be Involved; Preparing a Child for Testifying in Court; Alternative Means of Obtaining a Child's Input (FC 3042(e))
Friday, September 30, 12:00 - 1:30pm  |  Speakers:  Hon. James Bertoli, Julianne Major

Trauma: Neuropsychological Effects on Children and Adults
Monday, October 3, 3:00 - 5:00 pm  |  Speakers: Laura Capinas, LCSW; Eliza Lehrke, Psy. D.

Working Effectively with Multidisciplinary Experts
Monday, October 10, 2022  |  Speaker: Dené Carroll

Conflicts of Interest When There are Multiple Children in the Family
Monday, October 17, 12:00 - 1:00 pm  |  Speakers: Julie Levy; Deborah Reece

Representing Minors:  A How-To Guide for Minors Counsel
Date TBD; Tentatively Planned for September

Interviewing Children
Date TBD; Tentatively Planned for November

Bias/Diversity as it Relates to Working with Families and Representing Children
Date TBD; Tentatively Planned for December

The 2022 training consists of 10 hours of of education. New Minors Counsel will need to complete an additional 2 hour of training from any of the programs listed on SCBA's Minors Counsel Page.

*** The Family Law Section will comp any member who agrees to apply to be a minors counsel with the Sonoma County Courts and commits to take at least one case in the coming calendar year. ***

*All registrations are assumed to be remote unless otherwise stated. To reserve your seat for the in-person option, please contact Ann Horn at Ann@SonomaCountyBar.org or (707) 542-1190 ext. 100 to transfer your remote registration to in-person. 
For the comfort of our guests, a limited number of in-person seats are available. If you wish to attend in-person, we suggest notifying our office at your earliest convenience to reserve your seat. Walk-ins will be admitted as space allows. In-person registrations expire at the start of the presentation. We do ask that you arrive promptly; otherwise your reserved seat may be given to a walk-in attendee. In-person reservations are non-refundable unless cancelled prior to 3 pm one business day prior to the presentation.
In-person will be at SCBA's new office location: 
3035 Cleveland Ave., Second Floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

If you need assistance registering for this program, please email Reception@SonomaCountyBar.org and we will assist you as soon as possible.

Thank you.


Lawyer Referral Service

SCBA can help you find the right lawyer to assist you with your legal issues.
Contact Win Rogers by email or call her at (707) 546-5297 for a referral.