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Child Advocacy: The impact of client trauma on representation

Most children who enter the foster care system have experienced trauma. Often, this trauma causes a child to develop undesirable behaviors. An elementary school-age foster ...

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Commentary: How to handle difficult feedback

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Receiving negative feedback from a supervisor, judge, colleague or client is one of the more challenging aspects of working in the legal ...

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Child Advocacy: Professional standards for representing children in CINA cases in juvenile court

It is well established that the best-interests-of-the-child standard transcends all decisions made by the juvenile court regarding a Child In Need of Assistance (CINA). Yet ...

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Commentary: Why cultural awareness is crucial to a mediator’s success

In most contested matters, mediation should be considered as an option in resolving even the most complicated divorces. Mediation is generally less emotionally wrenching for ...

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