Legal and Practitioner Analysis of the "Free Britney" Matter
Breakfast starts at 7:30am
Attendees will gain an understanding of the critical issues in guardianship and conservatorship for adults, and learn about alternatives to the appointment of a guardian or conservator and the history of guardianship reform in the United States.
About the speaker:
Catherine Anne Seal is the senior member in the law firm of Kirtland & Seal L.L.C. in Colorado Springs. Ms Seal is the Public Administrator for the Fourth Judicial District of Colorado, serving El Paso and Teller Counties. She is the first person ever awarded an LL.M. Degree in Elder Law from the Stetson University College of Law, graduating with honors. Ms. Seal is the immediate past chair of the National Guardianship Network. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trusts and Estate Law Section where she is a past chair of the Surrogate Decision Making Committee. She is a former President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is past-chair of the Guardianship Section and is a Fellow of the Academy. She is one of only eight attorneys in Colorado designated a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Ms. Seal is the author of Colorado Elder Law, published by Thompson West Publishing as part of their Colorado Practice Series. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of elder law, protective proceedings, probate, financial exploitation of the elderly, and related matters.