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SOAZ Membership Meeting Zoom Webinar*
Monday, November 16, 2020, 12:00 PM until 1:15 PM
Southern Arizona Luncheon
Registration is required before Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 11:30 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WEBINAR IS BEING OFFERED FREE TO AWLA MEMBERS AND $10 for NON-MEMBERS.
Cancellations are not accepted.
SOAZ MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND LUNCHEON
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2020 AT NOON
DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN FAMILY LAW CASES: THE MANY OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO SERVE FAMILIES AND COUPLES IN CONFLICT
THE HON. NANETTE M. WARNER (RET.)
OF COUNSEL, KARP & WEISS
Register by Saturday, November 14, 2020
ETHICS CLE OFFERED*
Family law matters can be some of the most divisive matters in Superior Court and involve the highest numbers of self-represented litigants. The family law legal community recognizes that contested court proceedings in family disputes, especially where children are involved, can leave lasting scars on the family and emotionally damage children. Towards this end, the rules governing family law cases and the culture of the family law legal community stresses out-of-court resolution of matters. The court rules provide a variety of dispute resolution tools to serve the needs of families through a divorce and transition. This presentation will explore those tools available to practitioners for families involved in conflict and when they can be employed.
HONORABLE NANETTE WARNER (Ret.) works as a mediator and arbitrator in various types of legal cases and consults on legal issues with a focus on family law dispute resolution through her LLC Warner Dispute Resolution and Consulting Services and as a contractor with the law firm of Karp & Weiss, P.C.
Judge Warner was a Pima County Superior Court Judge from March 1986 to June 2010, where she served on the civil, criminal, juvenile, and family law benches. She served as the family law presiding judge and juvenile court presiding judge. Judge Warner led the creation and implementation of the first felony level Mental Health Court in Arizona. During her tenure at juvenile court, she led the successful statewide effort to reform of the handling of abuse and neglect cases in Arizona courts and to rewrite the statutes governing cases where children are abused or neglected by their parents.
Judge Warner has a taught at the U of A law college and is called back into service from time to time as a Superior Court Judge. She serves as a settlement and hearing officer for attorney discipline matters with the Arizona State Bar Association.
Her currently community service commitments include serving as a member of the Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments, as a director on the Board of Directors for Southern Arizona Girl Scout Council; as a member of the Arizona State Hospital Governing Body, as a member of the University of Arizona School of Dance Advisory Board, and University of Arizona Law College Board of Visitors
In 1999, Judge Warner was awarded the American Bar Association Award of Judicial Excellence for her leadership in reforming court processes in Arizona for the handling of abuse and neglect cases. Judge Warner was also selected as the Tucson Chamber of Commerce 2006 Women of the year.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arizona in 1973 with highest distinction, majoring in Sociology and Political Science. She received her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1976. She has received certification in mediation from the Pepperdine School of Law.
For more information and to register, please the REGISTER NOW button, above. All AWLA Members are Free and Non-Members are $10.
*The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility.