Join us for an important
KBA Diversity Committee Sponsored CLE Webinar on January 29th
A message from the KBA Diversity Committee President, Merideth Hogan:

"The KBA Diversity Committee is committed to supporting attorneys and community members of all races, ethnicities, orientations, identities, abilities, backgrounds, and other characteristics that make them unique. 
In 2021, the Diversity Committee intends to host CLEs that will challenge attendees to question their explicit and implicit biases and learn about legal issues diverse communities face. By attending these CLEs, attorneys will become more empathetic and ethical attorneys, better serving clients and supporting fellow attorneys."
KBA Diversity Committee CLE Webinar Series
Topic: Indian & Tribal Law
Friday, January 29th, 2021
9:00 am - Noon
3.0 CLE Credits, including 1.0 Ethics
Note: This CLE is NOT just for Tribal Law practitioners!
No matter your practice area, we hope you will join us to learn about these timely and important topics in the law that affect tribal and Indigenous communities. Through attending these CLEs, you will learn more about the legal issues facing these populations in Kansas and how to better serve all your clients overall.
Please see more information about the topics covered below.
Working for Tribal Clients - Ethics
An overview of ethical responsibilities and obligations of legal practitioners who represent tribal clients, including tribal nations, tribal organizations and tribal members. (1.0 Ethics CLE)

Presented by: Vivien Olsen, Managing Attorney for the Legal Assistance to Victims program of the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence.
Indian Child Welfare Act: Litigation and Legislation
Are you familiar with ICWA (1978)? Any attorney practicing in family law or child-related cases will benefit from this session where Professor Kate Fort will review ICWA and key cases from 2019 and 2020, including recent state legislation and court rules adopted to protect ICWA. (1.0 General CLE)

Presenter: Professor Kate Fort, Michigan State University, Indian Law Clinic
The Violence Against Women Act & the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Crisis
4 in 5 Indigenous women will experience violence in their lifetimes. - National Institute of Justice Report

This session will discuss the re-authorization of VAWA efforts over the past two years and will discuss the most recent efforts to pass legislation that will address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous Persons in the United States. (1.0 General CLE)

Presented by: Mary Kathryn Nagle, member of Cherokee Nation, partner at Pipestem Law PC
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*KBA CLE VIP Club - $145*
KBA Members: $165
Non-Members: $215
Paralegal: $50
Social Workers seeking CEU: $50

Questions? Contact your KBA CLE Team at [email protected]
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