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POSTEPONED - Extreme Risk Red Flag Laws: What Every Family Lawyer Needs to Know

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible online and over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

With the increase of gun violence, states have enacted red flag laws authorizing state courts to issue a special type of protection order, allowing the police to temporarily confiscate firearms from people who are deemed by a judge to be a danger to themselves or to others. Understand how our 50 states are using these laws and the impact they have on family law cases across the country, from both sides of a case.

Presenters

Catherine Miller, Esq.
  • Miller Law & Mediation, LLC

Catherine Miller, Esq. is the founder of Miller Law & Mediation, LLC and a member of the Maine and New Hampshire State Bar Associations.  She has more the 20 years of experience practicing family law in Maine and is a certified mediator.   She is an adjunct family member at University of Maine School of Law, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers served as Maine State Bar Association Family Law Section and the Kids First Center Board of Directors (2006-2020) for which she is currently the Chair.   Presently, Catherine serves on Maine Guardian ad Litem Review Board and AAML’s Legislative Committee. Catherine is a graduate of Le Moyne College B.A. (1993) and the University of Maine School of Law (J.D. 1997).    

Frederick Adams, Jr.
  • KoonsFuller Family Law

Fred Adams has practiced family law for over 30 years and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a Member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists. Mr. Fred Adams is Board-Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Fred has spoken extensively on gun laws and gun ownership locally and nationally.

Julia Weber
  • Giffords Law Center

Julia Weber serves as Giffords Law Center’s implementation director, focusing on identifying ways to most effectively implement gun safety policies. Prior to joining Giffords Law Center, Julia worked for over 17 years with the Judicial Council of California’s Center for Families, Children & the Courts, where she served as co-counsel to the Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee and supervised the Access to Justice Unit.