Breaking Down Systemic Inequities via Strategic Estate Planning
Learn about issues of implicit bias that may come into play when discussing and drafting an estate plan. Then learn how to overcome them in this CLE webinar. Qualifies for MO Bar Cultural Competency/Diversity/Equity/Implicit Bias CLE Credit.
Our speaker is Alexandra Johnson, Esq.
Alexandra Johnson’s law practice focuses on estate planning. Both professionally and personally, she has seen first-hand how a good estate plan can help families and business owners navigate through issues such as dementia and other loss of competence, as well as the devastating problems that can arise when no plans are in place. Additionally, her training in this area includes programs provided by the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, BAMSL, Office of the United States Trustee – Bankruptcy, and the Missouri Bar.
Alexandra Johnson is the Immediate Past President of the St. Louis Hispanic Bar Association. Additional volunteer service includes working with the St. Louis Tax Assistance Program and Legal Advocates for Abused Women and serving as a Board member for A Red Circle, a nonprofit that promotes community betterment in North St. Louis County through a racial equity lens.
Everything You Need to Know about Child Witnesses in Court
Ever have the need to call a child witness to the stand and have a judge tell you "not in my courtroom?" Ever not want to call a child witness to the stand and just get in their testimony through hearsay? This program will provide you with everything you need to know about child witnesses and pre-qualifying the hearsay statements of child witnesses.
Our speaker is Judge David Roither. Judge David Roither is currently an Associate Circuit Judge in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri and formerly was a partner in the law firm of Medler & Roither, LLC. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and his law degree from Saint Louis University, where he competed two years on the Jessup International Law Moot Court team. At Medler and Roither, Judge Roither’s practice included work in the area of domestic and family law. Judge Roither was a frequently appointed Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children in St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis and St. Charles County circuit courts.