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Section of Family Law

The Section of Family Law has thousands of lawyer, associate, and law student members worldwide. Our members are dedicated to serving the field of family law in areas such as adoption, assisted reproductive technologies, custody, divorce, and military law. Discover the many benefits we can offer you!

2024 Trial Advocacy Institute | July 19-27, 2024

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Become a more effective trial lawyer by investing 8 days in yourself. Build your self-assurance as you master the skills and techniques for success at trial. The ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute is the preeminent family law trial skills course in the nation. The course is taught by a diverse faculty including some of the most distinguished lawyers, judges, academics, psychologists, and business valuation experts in the country.

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2024 Fall CLE Conference | September 25-28, 2024

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Join us this September to learn from experts in family law and ART, to network with attendees from around the world at unique events, and enjoy all the Palm Springs area has to offer!

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Family Law Committees

Our Committees

Hone in on your interests! Section members can join our 20+ substantive committees for free. Discover the benefits of belonging to a committee.

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Monthly Brown Bag Teleconferences

Join us for brown bag teleconferences on a variety of topics produced by our committees. Recordings of these brown bags are available to Section Members.

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Committee Corner Articles

Stay up-to-date on the latest issues in family law with articles written by our committees. These articles are featured in our eNewsletter.

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The Family Law communities exists to provide all ABA Family Law members with a place to ask each other questions and receive announcements. You can post discussion questions, view files, register for events, and connect with other Family Law members across the globe.

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Contact Family Law Staff

ABA Section of Family Law, 321 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654. Phone: (312) 988-5145

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Publications to Help You Succeed

Family Advocate

This quarterly magazine prepares you for practice with timely news and tips from insiders who know family law.

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Family Law Quarterly

This scholarly journal keeps practitioners current with an analytical view of existing and emerging family law issues.

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About the ABA

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