Spring 2018 Council Agenda Book

Section of Family Law Members are encouraged to view the Council Agenda Book before attending the Spring CLE Conference.

2018 Spring CLE Conference
May 9-12, 2018

Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN


Council Meeting Agenda

The Council Meeting will take place in the Broadway Ballroom E of the Omni Nashville Hotel on Thursday, May 10, 2017 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

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You can download materials as individual files, as sections of the book, or the book in its entirety by clicking on the link(s) below. All files are .pdfs and will open in a new window. (For individual files, tab numbers are given as a reference.)

Agenda Only

Entire Council Book    5.9 MB

Discussion Items        1.6 MB

Non-Discussion Items 4.5 MB


1:30 pm Welcome and Call to Order – Bobbie Batley

1:30 pm

Minutes from Beaver Creek, CO, October 5, 2017--- Michael Mosberg   Tab 1 1.4 MB

1:35 pm

Presentation of Jean Crowe Pro Bono Award to Elizabeth S. Baker by Sandi Little
1:40 pm Bylaw discussion re: attendance policy – Bobbie Batley  Tab 2

1:45 pm

Financial Officer’s Report – Anne Marie Jackson  Tab 3

1:55 pm

Report from the Chair & Update on Annual in Chicago  — Bobbie Batley

2:05 pm

Report from the Chair-Elect –  Melissa Avery

2:15 pm

Report from the Vice-Chair – Jon Wolfe

2:25 pm

House of Delegates Report – Anita Ventrelli & Scott Friedman
-vote to support/not support NICS Resolution  
-vote to support/not support YLD Resolution     Tab 4

2:40 pm

Report from the ABA FLS Board of Governors Liaison – Maryann Foley
2:55 pm Military Law Resolution report & request from Committee – Brent Tanne  Tab 5  1.7 MB
3:05 pm Member Benefit Development Committee Report – Karl Topor & Lilka Martinez   Tab 6
3:15 pm Sponsorship Committee Report  – Brian Karpf   Tab 7

3:20 pm

Strategic Planning Committee Report – Thad Woody  Tab 8

3:25 pm

 Diversity Committee Report –Jon Wolfe
   -Recognition of Class of 2016-2018 Fellows

3:35 pm

Update on ULC Drafting Committee on Non-Parental Rights to Child Custody and Visitation  -- Allen Palmer via telephone
3:45 pm update from ABA Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence –Allen Bailey  Tab 9
3:55 pm Publications Development Board Report –Lynne Ustach & Joe Booth   Tab 10

4:05 pm

Family Advocate Report – Kathleen Hogan   Tab 11

4:15 pm

New Business



Committee Status Reports Tab 12     
Liaison Status Reports Tab 13        3.7 MB
Schedule of Upcoming Section of Family Law CLE Programs Tab 14
Roster of Officers and Council  Tab 15