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Domestic Violence Law Panel

Sponsor(s):
Family Law Section
Date:
11/4/2013
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Other - See Notes
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Registration Closes:
11/1/2013
Please join the ACBA Family Law Section for a discussion regarding law, practice, and litigation of domestic violence issues. A moderated panel discussion with District Attorney Nancy O'Malley, Berkeley Law Professor Nancy Lemon, and Judge Tara Flanagan.

*This event will take place at the Family Justice Center, at 470 27th Street in Oakland

Speakers:
Nancy E. O'Malley
3/21/2013 12:00 AM
Nancy O’Malley is the District Attorney of Alameda County. She served as an Alameda County prosecutor for 25 years, prosecuting thousands of felonies ranging from child sexual assault to domestic violence to murder. Ms. O’Malley was the first woman appointed to serve as the Chief Assistant, and also served as the Head of the Sexual Assault Unit, as the Assistant Branch Leader and as the Head of the Felony Preliminary Hearing Unit at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse. She is a national and statewide consultant to legislators on pending legislation, including issues of victims’ rights, violence against women, and sentencing.
Judge Tara M. Flanagan
3/21/2013 12:00 AM
Judge Tara Flanagan was elected to the bench for the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda in June 2012. Since 2004, she has practiced family law and domestic violence law. She has served as a Temporary Judge in Alameda County, and Family Law Facilitator and Managing Attorney for the State of California Superior Court’s Self-Help Center for Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties. She has also been a Board member for California Women Lawyers, Women Lawyers of Alameda County, Community United Against Violence, and Pride Law Fund.
Nancy Lemon
3/21/2013 12:00 AM
Professor Nancy Lemon is the Co-Founder and Legal Director of Family Violence Appellate Project in Berkeley. A leading authority on domestic violence for more than 30 years, she has pioneered the study of domestic violence in law schools and is the author of Domestic Violence Law, the premiere textbook on the subject (West Group, 3d. Ed. 2009). As director of the Domestic Violence Unit of Alameda County’s Legal Aid Society, she was instrumental in creating the Southern Alameda County Domestic Violence Law Project. She subsequently served as coordinator of the Mid-Peninsula Support Network and was legal program director of Battered Women’s Alternatives. She has also worked as a staff attorney for Alameda County’s Family Violence Law Center.