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How Attorneys Get Paid Court Appointments in Milwaukee County: The who, what, when, where and why explained by District 1 Judges
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Category: CLE

This program has been approved for 1.5 CLE credits.

Paid court-appointed attorneys are vital to the judicial process. They serve in many capacities, e.g., trustees, special administrators, mediators, indigent criminal defense, Guardians ad Litem for minors, family law, guardianships, injunctions for elders at risk, etc.  Nearly every court division in Milwaukee County has cases for which the judges must appoint attorneys. And the appointment process varies in each division.

Panelists include:

Hon. Mary Triggiano, Chief Judge
Hon. Jane Carroll, Family Division
Comm. Ana Berrios-Schroeder, Family Division
Hon. Laura Crivello, Children's Division
Hon. Christopher Dee, Criminal Division
Hon. Hannah Dugan, Civil Division
Hon. Paul Van Grunsven, Probate Division



This program is designed to:

1)      allow the presiding judges (or their designees) to share information about the process for being court-appointed to a case, the necessary credentials for appointment, and the payment for court-appointed attorney work

2)      increase the number of and diversity of attorneys available for court appointment.

Attendees will learn:

1)      the roles that attorneys play in each of the different appointments

2)      the procedures for appointment, including the prerequisites for appointment

3)      the forms/documentation and standards the courts require in carrying out the respective roles

4)      the procedures and motions necessary for payment.

Panelists include:

Hon. Mary Triggiano, Chief Judge
Comm. Ana Berrios-Schroeder, Family Division
Hon. Jane Carroll, Family Division
Hon. Laura Crivello, Children's Division
Hon. Christopher Dee, Criminal Division
Hon. Hannah Dugan, Civil Division
Hon. Paul Van Grunsven, Probate Division

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Fee: FREE
Location: Online Viewing (Zoom)

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