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The Child as the Witness


Date & Time: Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

CLE Credit: No

Event Description
**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.

Location:
D.C. Superior Court
500 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 2500
(Judiciary Square Metro)
Washington DC 20001

Contact Information
Sections Office
Email: SectionsEvents@dcbar.org
Phone: 202-626-3463
Fax: 202-824-1877

Speakers
  • 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)

Costs

**This is a free event, no registration required.

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