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On the Record: Decoding the Family Law Appellate Process, Caselaw, and Rule Changes


Total Credits: 3.75 CLE, 3.75 Ethics, 3.75 Family Law Specialization

Average Rating:
   13
Categories:
Family Law
Faculty:
Kristi A Reardon |  Erica Leann Leavitt
Format:
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 08, 2023


Description

Join us for an insightful and comprehensive seminar that explores the world of family court appeals. Our experienced faculty will provide our annual rule and caselaw updates, as well as delve into the ins and outs of family court appeals, including how best to set up your case for an appeal or avoid creating an appealable issue.
 
Faculty:
Erica Leavitt, Esq., Schmillen Law Firm
Kristi Reardon, Berkshire Law Office PLLC

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Faculty

Kristi A Reardon Related Seminars and Products

Berkshire Law Office PLLC


is a Certified Family Law Specialist with Reardon House Colton PLC. She is one of approximately 80 Certified Specialists in Family Law by the State Bar of Arizona and is an accomplished litigator with over a decade of experience in all areas of family law, including complex financial matters, paternity matters, and custody matters. In addition to her family law practice, Kristi also practices in the areas of juvenile law and appellate law. Kristi is the author of the Arizona Legal Forms book published by Thomson Reuters which provides family law forms to practitioners and litigants. Ms. Reardon is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized as a Rising Star in the Super Lawyers Listing. Kristi’s extensive experience and dedication to her clients have established her as a respected authority in family law. She frequently presents at legal conferences and seminars, sharing her insights on case law updates, trial litigation strategies, and appellate procedures. Her published appellate matters include notable cases before the Supreme Court of Arizona and the Arizona Court of Appeals, demonstrating her expertise in navigating complex legal issues. Beyond her professional accomplishments, Kristi is committed to mentoring young attorneys and contributing to the legal community. Her work on the Thomson Reuters Arizona Legal Forms book has provided valuable resources to legal practitioners across the state, further solidifying her impact on the field of family law.


Erica Leann Leavitt Related Seminars and Products


is a family law attorney with Schmillen Law who has extensive experience at both the trial and appellate court levels. Erica graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a degree in political science. She then attended the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where she graduated cum laude with pro bono distinction. After graduating law school, Erica clerked for the Honorable Judge Andrew Gould at the Arizona Court of Appeals. Since her clerkship, she has focused on Family law at both the trial and appellate levels. In addition to extensive trial court experience, she has also worked on numerous appeals in the Court of Appeals Division One and Two, the Arizona Supreme Court, and has helped draft a Petition for Review to the United States Supreme Court. She has also argued several cases at the Court of Appeals, Division One.


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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 13

Comments

Charles S

"The presenters were very well prepared and did a great job."

Mark S

"Fantastic content, outstanding presenters."

Kyra G

"Wonderful presenters, very engaged and great information. "

Jenifer B

"Hands down the most informative CLE I have been to outside of the Institutes. Content and delivery of content was excellent."

Lisa S

"Lots of great content and speakers were fabulous."

Judie R

"The presenters and even the audiance who jumped in were amazing and this was perhaps the best CLE i have attended in years. "

Michelle N

"well organized; as advertised; good presenters and materials"

Ellen S

"This was well researched and presented well."