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Family law is growing increasingly more complex. The potential complications of high-wealth or high-conflict divorce can intimidate some attorneys into shying away from such cases. Do you have the skills to step up to the plate? We've compiled the most confounding and involved issues you're likely to encounter in your practice and put our attorney faculty to the task of demonstrating how to successfully tackle them. Gain from their collective experience - order today and sharpen your professional edge!
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.5 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
JENNIFER WENDT BORDY is in private practice. She focuses her practice on criminal defense, family law and other civil litigation. She served as the first chief public defender for the Gallatin County courts. Ms. Wendt Bordy won the Am Jur Book Award for evidence and has focused on and loved the topic ever since. She earned her B.S. degree from the University of Montana and her J.D. degree from the University of Montana School of Law. Ms. Wendt Bordy clerked for the Honorable Judge Robert Holmstrom in Billings before becoming a deputy Gallatin County attorney. She is now mostly retired from practicing law although she maintains an active license with the State Bar of Montana. (Billings and Missoula locations)
JOAN E. COOK is an attorney in Missoula with the Law Office of Joan E. Cook. She has practiced for more than 32 years and focuses her practice in family law. Ms. Cook is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Montana. She is licensed to practice in Montana and before the Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Cook earned her B.S. degree from the University of Santa Clara in California and her J.D. degree from Lincoln University School of Law in San Francisco. (Missoula location)
BRENDA L. WAHLER is a solo practitioner and mediator in Helena specializing in family law, dependent neglect cases, and related issues. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Wahler was legal counsel for the Child and Family Services Division of the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services and for the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. She has taught undergraduate college courses on legal topics, U.S. history, and American government, as well as having presented CLEs on family law and legal issues regarding abused and neglected youth. She earned her law degree from the University of Montana following a career as a high school teacher, which included experience teaching youth within the juvenile corrections system. She is a past president of the First Judicial District Bar Association, and chair of the Law-Related Education Committee of the State Bar of Montana. Ms. Wahler served as state director of the YMCA Youth and Government program for nine years, and was a volunteer for Lewis and Clark County's Community Youth Justice Program, using restorative justice principles to divert young people from the criminal justice system. (Billings and Missoula locations)
EVONNE S. WELLS is a shareholder in the Missoula law firm of Wells & McKittrick, P.C., where she focuses her practice in family law, real estate, business and estates. Ms. Wells earned her B.S. degree in business administration and management from the University of Montana and her J.D. degree from the University of Montana School of Law. She is teaching family law at Blewitt School of Law, University of Montana. Ms. Wells is a member of the State Bar of Montana, the Western Montana Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the National Association of Counsel for Children. (Missoula location)