The goal of our section is three fold:
- Improve the knowledge and expertise of persons involved in EDEP practice through education and discussion;
- Advocate for the improvement of procedures and laws concerning EDEP matters;
- Develop relationships amongst other EDEP practitioners and those looking to enter the practice area.
|Term of Office:||1 year, annual September meeting to annual meeting (Next: September 1, 2021)|
|Annual Meeting/Elections:||Elections during annual meeting held in September.|
|Structure:||Monthly meetings rotating between a regular meeting, an educational meeting, and a networking/mentoring meeting.|
|Regular Meetings:||Once a quarter (September, December, March, June) on the first Wednesday of the month at noon at Winston & Cashatt (meetings are currently being held via zoom – contact secretary for login information for each meeting).
December 2, 2020
|Education Component:||Once a quarter (October, January, April, July)
Structure varies – some are roundtable discussions, some will offer CLE credits
Committee Chair: Diane Kiepe
|Networking/Mentoring Component:||Once a quarter (November, February, May, August)
Structure varies – some are just social meetings, some are mentoring with law students and new practitioners
Committee Chair: Genevieve Mann
|Legislative Component:||Discussion of legislative actions of the committee will be part of each quarterly regular meeting
Committee Chair: Dennis Hession
|Mini-Meetings:||Members are encouraged to reach out to the group anytime they have an issue to work through and ask for a mini meeting. Organizer just identifies a time and place and anyone who wants to come help discuss a difficult case will show up.|
|Fiscal Year::||September 1 – August 31|
|ELECTIONS:||At annual meeting.
SCBA membership required for both current SCBA fiscal year and following SCBA fiscal year (Sept. 1 – August 31)