Trauma Informed Legal Advocacy

(January 2020) Topic of the Month Legal Webinar | taught by Guardian ad Litem State Office

Course description

This webinar focuses on trauma-informed legal advocacy for attorneys, to include the impact of trauma on others and ourselves and tips for incorporating trauma-informed advocacy into every day practice.


Guest Speakers:  

  • Laurie Blades - Director, Children's Behavioral Health Advocacy, Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office 
  • Eric Emery, Jr. --Supervising Attorney, Second Circuit Guardian ad Litem Office 
  • Deborah Lacombe --Special Counsel, Legislative and Policy Issues, Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office 
  • Eva Sugg --Senior Program Attorney, Nineteenth Circuit Guardian ad Litem Office 

2.0 CLE Credit Available 

1/17/20-7/21/21

1.5 In-service Hours Available

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Guest Presenters: 

  • Kristen Solomon, Esquire - Statewide Director of Operations 
  • Camille Frazer, Esquire - Regional Legal Counsel Southern
  • Kathleen Clendining, Esquire - Managing Attorney, 15th Circuit
  • Brittany Rutan, Esquire - Managing Attorney, 9th Circuit 

Course Curriculum