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Create new opportunities to improve on the internal case handling practices and extend your reach.
Understand how to establish productive communication with clients.
Identify key financial findings through valuation, asset tracing, and tax returns.
Learn how to prepare necessary family law case documents for custody.
Get insight on how to effectively use legal technology to assist clients.
Understanding the Role of a Family Law Paralegal
Power Skill #1: Client Intake and Communication
Power Skill #2: Financial Analysis
Power Skill #3: Assisting with Custody Arrangements
COURTNEY L. HANNA is president/principal of Joseph & Joseph Co., LPA. Ms. Hanna has extensive experience in complex domestic/family law cases involving child support, custody, and division of assets and liabilities, as well as intricate real estate and litigation matters. Ms. Hanna is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Columbus Bar Association, as well as the chairperson for the 2019-2020 year of the Real Property Committee of the Columbus Bar Association. In 2019, Ms. Hanna was selected for inclusion into the Trademark Women of Distinction. Ms. Hanna is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars and also serves as a mentor to new lawyers in the Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program through the Ohio Supreme Court. Ms. Hanna was recently accepted into the Ohio Women's Bar Foundation Leadership Institute Class of 2019-2020. Ms. Hanna received her B.S. degree from Miami University and her J.D. degree from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
TIFANNE E.E. WOLTER is an attorney with Henningson & Snoxell Ltd. She has practiced family law exclusively for more than a decade. Ms. Wolter has assisted a wide array of clients with divorce, custody, paternity, child support, third party custody, parenting time, and domestic abuse matters. She is trained in collaborative divorce and mediation, and upon graduating from law school, she obtained a certificate in dispute resolution from Hamline University School of Law. After earning her Juris Doctorate degree, Ms. Wolter worked for Legal Aid and helped victims of domestic abuse and low income clients with family law issues. She is the past chairperson and representative to the Assembly for the Minnesota State Bar Association (Family Law Section). Ms. Wolter has been involved with the Family Law Section for many years. Previously, she was the vice chairperson and chairperson of publications. She earned her B.A. degree from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota; and her J.D. degree from Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota.
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