Guidelines for Court-Appointed Attorneys in Guardianships

Date: Feb 21, 2024 12:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $99

Non-Member Price: $125

Event Code: I109824

Areas of Law: Elder & Disability Law

Earn up to 2 credits! (More Information)

Faculty

Keynote

Moderator

Presenters

Hon. Robert Mega, PJCh
Superior Court of New Jersey
Michelle A. Gentek-Mayer
Camden County Surrogate, Blackwood
Kristi Jasberg Robinson, Esq.
Chief, Civil Practice Liaison, Administrative Office of the Courts
serves as Chief, Civil Practice Liaison, Civil Practice Division of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts in Trenton, New Jersey. Her responsibilities include overseeing the New Jersey Judiciary Guardianship Monitoring Program and serving as AOC staff to several statewide Judiciary conferences and committees devoted to probate, chancery and civil litigation issues. Prior to joining the AOC in August 2011, she worked as an attorney in private practice and in her most recent role as a staff attorney at Dechert LLP in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, managed large-scale electronic discovery review and production in mass torts and product liability matters.

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Ms. Robinson has been a member of the National and Mid-Atlantic Associations for Court Management. She has served as a panelist for continuing legal education courses on guardianship and other topics, and was a workgroup member and contributor to the National Association for Court Management’s 2013-2014 Adult Guardianship Guide.

Ms. Robinson received her undergraduate degree from Hofstra University and her J.D. from Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board.
(9/23)
Adam Rosen, Esq.
Camden County Surrogate, Blackwood

This informative and practical seminar is for attorneys who receive court appointments in adult guardianship matters and those looking to serve in roles that benefit vulnerable adults alleged to be incapacitated. In May 2021, the Supreme Court set forth revised Guidelines for Court-Appointed Attorneys in Guardianship Matters to prepare attorneys for these critically important appointments. Learn everything you need to know about the revised guidelines and other new and relevant adult guardianship initiatives.    

Topics include:

  • An Overview of the Guidelines
  • Standard Procedures
  • Potential Issues Unique to Guardianship Matters
  • Ethical Issues
  • New Form Report of Court-Appointed Counsel for Alleged Incapacitated Person
  • New Background Screening Policy for Proposed Guardians of Incapacitated Adults
  • Exemption from Madden Requirements for Attorneys who Provide Pro Bono Services in Adult Guardianship Matters
  • And more!

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 2.0).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 2.0
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 1.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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