8:55 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 Case Law Update, Part 1
Bennett D. Rainey, Hartsoe & Associates, Winston-Salem
In this first case law update, the presenter reviews pertinent cases involving equitable distribution, postseparation support and alimony, marital agreements, and attorney's fees.
10:10 Parenting Coordinator Statute
Katie Hardersen King, Wake Family Law Group, Raleigh
Examine the parenting coordinator (PC) statute revisions and its reports. Learn about beginning, modifying and terminating PC terms and advising clients on how to effectively work with their parenting coordinator.
11:05 Cybersecurity Without Breaking the Bank‡
C. Patrick F. Brown, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina, Cary
Everyone is a target — from the attorney to the paralegal to the legal assistant. Delve into quick and easy ways to protect yourself and your clients, including encryption, physical controls, network controls, the internet of things and removable media, and train the humans. Then consider why you should destroy your data.
12:05 Lunch Break
12:35 Case Law Update, Part 2
Hailey Nicole Amico, Sodoma Law, Charlotte
In this second part of the case law update, analyze the critical cases involving child custody, child support, contempt and domestic violence.
1:45 Confidentiality Agreements and Protective Orders
Paul A. DeJesse Jr., Hatcher Law Group, Charlotte
After determining the circumstances that warrant a protective order, we then explore confidential information and confidentiality agreements. What is the definition of confidential information in the non-disclosure agreement and what is excluded from the definition? Who has access to the information and in what form? How do you handle confidential documents? Get answers to these important questions, review boilerplate terms to consider in the confidentiality agreement and discuss unintended consequences of such an agreement.
2:25 Secrets and Lies in Financial Records
Susan Sullivan Simos, Kurtz Evans Whitley Guy & Simos, Winston-Salem
Gain insight into investigating business assets and personal expenditures, evaluating income, and analyzing tax returns. Then explore engaging a forensic accounting expert, financial records to prove martial misconduct and the discovery necessary to conduct a forensic evaluation.
3:35 Mental Health Awareness and De-stigmatization in Highly Competitive and Demanding Environments†
Alicia D. Jurney, Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, Raleigh
David W. Van Wyck, D.O., Duke University Hospital, Durham
Receive a brief overview of the physiology of chronic stress and common mental health conditions. Then hear how these conditions affect an individual's ability to function both personally and professionally, strategies to increase mental health awareness and encourage treatment, and resources available for those in need of treatment.
† Indicates portion providing Substance Abuse/Mental Health credit
‡ Indicates portion providing Technology Training credit