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2017
Saturday, January 28th
9:00 AM

Three Courts, One Survivor: The Intersection of Civil, Criminal and Juvenile Courts in Child Sex Abuse Cases

Alan A. Cook, University of Georgia School of Law
Robin Shearer, Athens-Clarke County Juvenile Court
Ashley Wilcott, Georgia, Office of the Child Advocate

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Welcome remarks

Marlan Wilbanks, Wilbanks and Gouinlock

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

10:30 AM

Trauma-Informed Lawyering: Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue in Representing Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

Brian Bride, Georgia State University, School of Social Work
Emma Hetherington, University of Georgia School of Law

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

12:30 PM

Keynote Address by Professor Ross Cheit

Ross Cheit, Brown University

Larry Walker Room, Rusk Hall

12:30 PM - 1:20 PM

1:45 PM

Understanding the Psychology of Child Sexual Abuse and Using Experts Effectively

Julie Medlin, Medlin Treatment Center
Kevin McMurry, Coweta Judicial Circuit, District Attorney's Office

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Scout’s Honor: Investigating and Uncovering Institutional Abuse

Peter Janci, Crew Janci LLC
Paul Mones, Attorney for Sexual Abuse Victims

Classroom A, Hirsch Hall

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

7:30 PM

Off the Record: Justice Denied to Child Sex Abuse Survivors (Documentary film premier)

Valerie Gibson, Vertigo Charitable Foundation, LLC
Neil Jaffee, Vertigo Charitable Foundation, LLC

Cine Lab (West Hancock Avenue, Athens)

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM