Originally presented at the 2021 Annual Family Law Conference
9:00 – 10:03 AM | 2021 Legislative & Case Law Update
Speaker: Patricia M. Scaglia, Scaglia Law Firm, LLC, Independence
10:03 - 10:13 AM | Break
10:13 – 11:02 AM | Article Post-Separation Parent Child Contact Problems
The speakers explore the problem of contact between parents and children after separation.
Speakers: Shannon Sorensen, Lawson Norris Sorensen, LLC, Kansas City; Jennifer Oswald Brown, Oswald Roam & Rew, LLC, Blue Springs
11:02 - 11:12 AM | Break
11:12 AM – 12:05 PM | Alcohol Evaluations & Monitoring Devices: Benefits & Drawbacks for a Contested Custody Case
In this session, we will discuss alcohol monitoring and explain factors to consider with an alcohol evaluation request, options for alcohol monitoring (constant or with the children only), and how these may impact a custody determination.
Speakers: Allison Schreiber Lee and Alisse C. Camazine, Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, St. Louis
12:05 PM | Adjourn
JUL 26 | M. Todd Miller, Law Office of Todd Miller, LLC, Jefferson City
AUG 17 | Venus A. Jackson, Law Office of Venus A. Jackson, Esq., LLC, St. Louis
SEP 15 | Dana M. Outlaw, Dana Outlaw Law Firm, Blue Springs
OCT 11 | Stanley M. Thompson, Stanley Thompson Law Office, Richmond
NOV 18 | Stanley M. Thompson, Stanley Thompson Law Office, Richmond
DEC 6 | Stanley M. Thompson, Stanley Thompson Law Office, Richmond
|Legislative & Case Law Update (4.5 MB)||Available after Purchase|
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|Article Post-Separation Parent Child Contact Problems (173.7 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Article - Contact Problems Parent Child Rejection (118 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Alcohol Evaluations & Monitoring Devices: Benefits & Drawbacks for a Contested Custody Case (708.5 KB)||Available after Purchase|
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|Important Information for Attorneys Seeking Kansas Credit (58.6 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Jennifer practices primarily in the area of Family Law, including an extensive Guardian ad Litem and mediation emphases. After growing up in Blue Springs, Jennifer currently resides in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, with her husband and three children. While attending law school, Jennifer served as secretary of the UMKC Student Bar Association.
Prior to joining Oswald Roam & Rew LLC, Jennifer worked for over two years as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Michael W. Manners in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. During her clerkship, she gained invaluable experience and knowledge in handling various dockets, specifically domestic, criminal, and civil rotations.
In her over 40 years of practice, Alisse Camazine has become one of the leading family law practitioners in the St. Louis area.
She has been listed in Best Lawyers in the area of Family Law since 1993. She became a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 1988 and has been certified as an arbitrator by the Academy. She received the Women’s Justice Award for Trial Practice from Lawyers Media in April 2009, recognizing women who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice, and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and furthering the highest ideals of the legal profession. She is ranked annually by St. Louis Magazine as one of St. Louis’s “Top Lawyers” for Family Law. Since 2005, she has been listed in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers which, in 2018, named her one of the Top 10 Missouri & Kansas Lawyers. Super Lawyers has also designated her as one of St. Louis’s “Top Fifty Lawyers” and “Top Fifty Women Lawyers,” and she was voted Missouri’s best divorce attorney in a poll conducted by the legal newspaper Missouri Lawyers’ Weekly, in October, 2007. In 2010, she was selected as “Lawyer of the Year—Family Law” by Best Lawyers. Ms. Camazine, along with her long-time law partner Alan Freed, co-authored the book Divorce in Missouri, which was published in April 2009. She has co-authored many articles for legal journals and continuing legal education programs, including a chapter in the Missouri Bar Family Law desk book titled, “Enforcement of Judgments.” Ms. Camazine has lectured on a wide range of family law topics such as Property Division in Complex Dissolution Cases, Ethical Issues in Family Law, Psychological Testing in Custody Cases, and Ethical Issues for Psychologists in Custody Cases. She has co-authored many articles for legal journals and continuing legal education programs.
Ms. Camazine handles family law cases including division of complex property cases, spousal support, paternity and child support. She is well known for her handling of and complex child custody cases involving mental illness, addiction, sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, orders of protection and adult abuse orders motions to modify. Ms. Camazine is well known for her trial strategies and her expertise in the court room and handles lengthy, complicated custody and divorce matters.
Patricia M. "Tricia" Scaglia is a solo practitioner in Independence primarily practicing in family law. She frequently serves as a guardian ad litem and mediator.
Tricia has served on The Missouri Bar Board of Governors since 2012. She is a past chair of the Family Law Section. Tricia was a recipient of the President's Award in 2016 and was the 2012 recipient of the Roger P. Krumm Family Law Award.
Tricia earned her Juris Doctor from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1997.