Juvenile Law

Section Focus

Two men stand at a podium at the front of a courtroom, while a third stands behind them.The purpose of the Juvenile Law Section is to promote the objective and standards of professionalism of the Houston Bar Association within the field of juvenile law. The section comprises juvenile law practitioners.

 

9th Annual DFPS Conference Brochure

Speaker Biographies

Conference Evaluation Form

MCLE Credit Form

Materials for Friday, September 6

“Family Service Plans”
Handout | PowerPoint Presentation

“Objections”
Handout 1 | Handout 2

“Drug Testing”
TBA

“Case Law Update”
PowerPoint Presentation

“Translation Issues”
Handout

“Adversary Hearing Demonstration”
TBA

“DFPS Project Court”
TBA

“Best Interest”
Handout | PowerPoint Presentation

“Crossover Youth”
TBA

Materials for Saturday, September 7

“Defending Parents”
PowerPoint Presentation

“How Employment Law Can Help You and Your Client”
Handout | PowerPoint Presentation

“Dealing with Difficult Parents”
PowerPoint Presentation

“Legislative Update”
PowerPoint Presentation

“Mediation in DFPS Cases”
PowerPoint Presentation

“Dealing with Sexual Abuse Allegations”
PowerPoint Presentation

“Ad Litems”
TBA

“Qualifications”
TBA

“Daubert, Robinson, Kelly, etc.”
Handout | PowerPoint Presentation

“Appellate Issues”
Handout | PowerPoint Presentation

 

2021-22 Section Officers

Chair
Hans Nielsen, Law Office of Hans Nielsen
(832) 794-1230 | Send Email

Immediate Past Chair
Ryan Mitchell, Attorney at Law

Program Chair
Brian Fischer, Attorney at Law

Secretary
Miriam J. Riskind, Isenberg & Riskind

Treasurer
Michel Nelson, Law Office of Mitchel R. Nelson, P.L.L.C.

Council Members

Katya Dow
University of Houston Law Center - Juvenile and Children's Advocacy Project

Hon. Michelle Moore
314th District Court

Terrance Windham
Law Office of Terrance Windham

History of Juvenile Law Section Chairs

Bylaws of the Juvenile Law Section

 

Member Details

Section Members: 46
Section Dues: 

  • 5 years or less: $15
  • 6 years or more: $30

Section Resources

TBA

Law Student Policies

Scholarships
None.

Meetings
Half-price rates for students at conferences.