From the Dark Side: What Trust & Estate Lawyers Need to Know About Divorce
November 18, 2016 – 10:30am
Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, California
A one hour presentation about divorce issues for trust and estate lawyers.
Presented by Christopher Moore
October 3, 2016
A presentation by Christopher Moore, a specialist in both family law and trust and estate law, before the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council a group of 150 law professionals.
The Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Dinner Dance and Installation of Officers will be held onSeptember 24, 2016, at the SLS Hotel Beverly Hills. A Better Divorce a Group of Collaborative Professionals has 2 of its members being installed as officers for 2016/2017. Joseph P. Spirito, Jr. as Chair-Elect, and David K. Yamamoto as Secretary.
David Kuroda, LCSW, is going to be inducted into the Hall of Distinction, the hall of fame for social workers in the state of California, on October 15, 2016, at the Burbank Marriott. He will be one of five persons, and much of his achievement has been involved with children and families of divorce.
David Kuroda, LCSW, spoke to a “brown bag” lunch meeting of the attorneys at Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt and Kline in July, 2016. His topic: “What I do and Why I do it.”
The South Bay Bar Association Invites you to participate in our charity drive for:
Clothes the Deal – Charity Drive – click .pdf for more imformation
July 1 – August 31, 2016
CTD distributes new and gently worn business clothing to partnering agencies supplementing their employment programs and removing obstacles to gaining employment.
Cultural Competency in Family Law Seminar
When: July 30, 2016, 8:30 am to 4 pm.
Where: University of West LA School of Law
David Yamamoto, Esq. of a Better Divorce will be on the 1st panel on Premarital Agreements in other Countries. David will be presenting on Premarital Agreements in Japan.
More details to follow.
Presented by Jane K. Euler, Ron Anfuso, and Susan Schwartz
When: May 20, 2016
12:15pm – Check-in Time
12:30pm-1:30pm – Workshop
Where: Torrance Court Library
Discussing different divorce methods such as Litigation, Collaboration and Mediation. We will be going over the basics of dissolution of marriage and financial implications.
May 14, 2016
Presented by Joe Spirito, Woody Mosten, Fred Glassman and Aviva Bobb
Joe Spirito will be the moderator to a panel discussion on the range of consensual dispute resolution option for parties seeking dissolution. The panel will discuss the ethical and statutory duties that practitioners have in utilizing mediation and collaborative processes such as the duty to obtain informed consent and the duty to preserve mediation confidentiality.
April 29, 2016
Sofitel, Redwood City
Presented by Joe Spirito, Fred Glassman, and Warren Sacks
Joe Spirito was part of a panel discussion on informed decision making and the relevance of informed consent as the range of consensual dispute resolution processes expand. The panel also discussed mediation confidentiality and proposed legislative changes to the evidence code, examining the impact said changes would have on the collaborative process.