“Domestic Violence in Close Quarters During COVID-19 – Resources for Victims and Wrongfully Accused” will be presented by Tracy Catherine Miller.
This presentation will focus on properly handling domestic violence issues and safety plans for victims in our brave new world, with discussion of “shelter in place orders,” exceptions and safety plans for victims of domestic violence. The program also includes the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the wrongfully accused, and practical pointers for successful virtual domestic violence litigation.
Bio: Tracy Catherine Miller
Tracy Catherine Miller has been a practicing Attorney for 18 years and is the Founder of Domestic Violence Legal Center® that handles defense and victims’ rights in criminal and family court domestic violence cases, as well as Civil Harassment Restraining Order matters involving neighbor and Homeowners Association disputes. Domestic Violence Legal Center® also handles matters of general Criminal Defense including but not limited to: DUIs, theft/drug crimes, violations of court orders and “expungements.” Tracy also serves as a consultant and co-counsel with private firms and clinics regarding multiple cross-over issues pertaining to Domestic Violence.
“Expand Your Practice By Utilizing Paralegals” talk will be presented by Hope Arnold.
Hope Arnold is a certified paralegal and owner of Paralegal Hope. She provides remote paralegal support to family law, personal injury and civil litigation attorneys throughout the bay area. She is passionate about promoting the paralegal profession. Hope was awarded BASF Paralegal Award for 2019 by the executive committee for the BASF Paralegal Section.
Paralegals are often an underutilized resource in many law practices. Unlike most states, California specifies in the law what paralegals can and cannot do as well as attorneys’ responsibilities and duties related to the supervision of paralegals. Learn how you can utilize paralegals and other non-lawyer staff most effectively to expand your law practice while staying in compliance with your duties to supervise them.
- 11:30 am to Noon – Networking
- 12:00 to 12:15 Introductions
- 12:15 to 12:45 Speaker Presentation
- 12:45 to 1:15 – Audience Learnings
- 1:15 to 1:30 pm – Networking.