Our next webinar is:
Webinar – July 15, 2020 / 11:30am to 12:30pm
Approved: 1 Domestic Violence CDRE Hour
Once you register and pay you will be sent the Zoom link the day before the webinar.
Strategy Discussion on Dealing with Domestic Violence
Art Thompson and Deborah Medlock will present a 60 minute webinar 11:30am to 12:30pm on July 15, 2020 discussing two Domestic Violence cases. The intent is to have the attendees help flush out all the possible strategies to deal with the disputants.
Deborah became interested in mediation during training as a CASA volunteer. She proceeded to take mediation classes and began mediating through small claims in 1997. Deborah began working at Johnson County Domestic Court Services in 2000 as a mediator and has since worked with a few thousand families. In addition to mediation, Deborah teaches co-parenting and mediation classes at Johnson County Community College. She also provides co-mediation opportunities. Deborah graduated from UMKC School of Law in 1988 (but is not a member of the bar).
Art Thompson was the Dispute Resolution Coordinator with the Kansas Office of Judicial Administration for fifteen years ended in 2013. This position worked with courts, state government, non-profit organizations and to encourage the use of mediation and other methods of resolving disputes. This position also provided technical assistance to any program, individual and other entities, including courts, requesting the study and development of dispute resolution programs. Art is a state-approved mediator in core, civil, dependency, and domestic mediation, and as a mediation trainer. He previously worked for the Kansas Bar Association for sixteen years and Kansas Legal Services for four. Art served on two Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Committees in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
HMA Member: $20
Non-HMA Member: $35
Full Time Student: $10