The Child as the Witness
Date & Time: Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
CLE Credit: No
**This is a free event, no registration is required.
Preparing a witness to testify at trial presents a host of challenges. There are even more challenges and factors to consider when the witness is a child. Come hear from the experts on how to prepare and handle a child testifying on the witness stand.
The experts will discuss topics such as: the procedure to use closed circuit television, unique ethical issues, proving competency, and the effect of a child's developmental stages on his/her ability to testify.
This announcement only program is sponsored by the Family Law Section.
D.C. Superior Court
500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 2500
(Judiciary Square Metro)
Washington DC 20001
Cindy Bridgeman, Clinical Director, Child Advocacy Center/Safe Shores
Jennifer White, Chief, Juvenile Section, Public Safety Division, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Sarah Connell, DC Bar Family Law Section Steering Committee (Moderator)
Tanya Jones Bosier, DC Bar Family Law Section Steering Committee Co-Chair (Moderator)
**This is a free event, no registration required.