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Carol Bellamy gives our children and teens a voice

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FamilyKind, a nonprofit organization helping children, parents, and couples cope with separation and divorce, is kicking off the New Year with a bang. They are presenting a powerful speaking engagement hosted by LexisNexis, entitled The Children’s Voice in Law: A Conversation with Carol Bellamy & Colleagues. Carol Bellamy, former NYC Council President and Executive Director at UNICEF, has been a life-long advocate for children and families. She has been a New York City and New York State elected public figure, and a global leader on children's welfare and children's rights. She has challenged leaders from around the world to recognize their moral, social, and economic responsibility to invest in children and to shift national resources accordingly.

In this inspiring talk, Ms. Bellamy will present on issues ranging from foster care to education for children and teens so that we can better hear their voices. Discover powerful strategies for advancing the legal rights of families and children across NYC and around the globe from the person Forbes® magazine named one of 2004’s “100 Most Powerful Women in the World”.

If you are interested in learning about the history and future of protecting our children, you won't want to miss this opportunity to hear from this renowned keynote speaker and esteemed panel of Family Court experts. You can enjoy mingling over a delicious hot breakfast with other like-minded professionals as well as the speakers who include The Honorable Stella Schindler (Ret.), Wendy Wylegala, Esq., and Brian Zimmerman, Esq.


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Breakfast: 8:00-8:30am

Program: 8:30-10am


LexisNexis • 125 Park Avenue • 24th Floor



$250.00 with CLE credit*

You may purchase through FamilyKind or directly from Eventbrite.

*CLE is approved or in the process of approval for the states of New York and New Jersey for 90 minutes of CLE credit. The type of credit allowed will be determined by the state governing MCLE Board.

This program is acceptable for newly admitted New York attorneys. New York regulation requires that all CLE sessions must be conducted by an attorney in good standing or a JD. The speakers for this event meet this New York regulation. Contact the LexisNexis CLE group directly at with questions about eligibility requirements and for further details on CLE paperwork.



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