Current Issues in Family Law

April 7th, 2017

Location: Alluvian Hotel, Greenwood, MS


8:00-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30-9:30 a.m. Recent Developments in Family Law
Lee Ann Turner, Esq.
Perry, Winfield & Wolfe. P. A.
Starkville, MS
9:30-10:30 a.m.

Properly Wording Custody Agreements with Today’s Children
Melissa Malouf
Malouf & Malouf
Jackson, MS

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:45 a.m. The Impact of Illegal Drugs on Families
Dr. David Chandler, Commissioner
Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services
Jackson, MS
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00-2:00 p.m. Current Issues on Alimony
Dean Deborah Bell
University of Mississippi School of Law
University, MS
2:00-3:00 p.m. Top 10 Ethical Issues in Family Law Practice
Leigh Ann Rutherford, Esq.
Rutherford Law Firm, LLC
Hernando, MS
3:00-3:15 p.m. Break
3:15-4:15 p.m.

LGBT Adoption Issues in Mississippi
Amanda Todd Daniels
Law Office of Amanda Todd Daniels
Tupelo, MS

4:15 Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.
Pre–registration is encouraged.


Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267, or register using our secure online registration. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.25 CLE credits including one hour of Ethics. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

Hotel Accommodations

We recommend staying at the Aluvian Hotel. You may call the hotel directly at (662) 451-1500 or 800-EMBASSY or visit their website to make a reservation.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.