October 29, 2019

Meeting Materials

2019 ABA/KIND Program Book

Speaker Bios & Photos

Program Materials can be found under the title of program.  Please see the below agenda.

Wednesday, December 11

1:00 - 5:30 PM | Registration/Information Desk | Ballroom Foyer

2:00 - 3:20 PM | Opening Plenary Session | Ballroom A&B

3:20 - 3:30 PM | Break | Ballroom A&B

3:30 - 5:30 PM | The Ongoing Family-Separation Crisis and Routes to Reunification | Ballroom A&B

6:30  - 7:30 PM | Reception and Mariachi Band | El Big Bad Restaurant

7:30 - 9:30 PM | Dinner (Buffet) | El Big Bad Restaurant | 419 Travis Street

Thursday, December 12

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM | Registration/Information Desk | Ballroom Foyer 

7:30 - 8:30 AM | Breakfast Ballroom Foyer 

8:30 - 9:30 AM

9:35 AM - 11:05 AM 

11:05 - 11:20 AM | Break | Ballroom Foyer

11:20 -12:20 PM 

12:20 - 1:40 PM | Lunch
Jennifer Taylor will discuss EJI's work in criminal justice reform, racial justice and public education and draw parallels with those seeking justice  for unaccompanied migratn children.  | Ballroom A&B

1:40 - 2:40 PM 

2:45 - 3:45 PM

  • Tenacious Lawyering for Unaccompanied Children in Removal Proceedings | Highland 
  • Best Practices for Working with Social Workers in a Legal Setting | Whitney
  • Active Techniques for Coping and Release with Eve Ensler | Ballroom A&B

3:45 - 4:00 PM | Break | Ballroom Foyer

4:00 - 5:30 PM

6:00 - 7:30 PM | Reception | Baker Donelson | 1301 McKinney Street #3700

Friday, December 13

7:30 - 8:30 AM | Breakfast  | Ballroom Foyer

7:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Registration/Information Desk | Ballroom Foyer

8:30 - 9:30 AM

  • YOU are the Trial Attorney! Strategies for Holding the Government to Its Burden and Preserve a Robust Case for Appeal | Highland
  • Attorneys are From Mars: Social Workers and Counselors Are From Venus | Conroe
  • Negative Mental Health Effects of Detention: Education and Legal Advocacy (Age Outs, Bond and Motions to Reopen) | Whitney

8:30 - 10:35 AM

  • Building Resiliency in a Time of Adversity | Fairfield

9:35 - 10:35 AM

  • Challenging Unlawful Government Policies Affecting UCs Through Federal Court Actions - APA Claims, Habeas Petitions, and Mandamus Petitions | Highland
  • Implementing Play Therapy with Unaccompanied Minors in a Legal Setting | Conroe
  • Elevating Voices: Best Practices in Incorporating UC Voices into Advocacy | Whitney

10:35 - 10:50 AM | Break | Foyer

10:50 AM -  12:20 PM

12:20 PM 

Closing | Ballroom A&B

 

Other Materials 

December 16, 2019, 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern

Ethical Considerations and Best Practices When Representing Low Income and Vulnerable Individuals: Clients with Diminished Capacity

Join us for the first program in a series of CLE webinars to address unique ethical issues and challenges arising in a public interest practice! Register Now.