Cultural Competency in Family Practice (CCFP) is a California ( U.S.) educational project dedicated to the study of culture and its impact on the family law litigation. Is presented and sponsored by major public and private legal institutions. Conducts and contributes to seminars participated by family law judges, attorneys, psychologists and financial experts. Is organized by Abbas Hadjian, Esq., a California Certified Family Law Specialist, who may be reached at abbashadjian@sbcglobal.net. Twitter: @CCFP2014

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Upcoming event:

Cultural Round Table with your Family Law Judicial Officers. Six panels of the Family Law Judicial Officers and Practitioners will discuss invisible and hidden cultural issues in Family Law litigation and transactions that are unknown to the untrained common practitioner.

A joint effort of the Iranian-American Lawyers Association (IALA) and the University of West Los Angeles, School of Law (UWLA). Sponsored by the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of California (FLEXCOM), the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), the California Association of Certified Family Specialists (ACFLS), and the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).

Held in LAX campus of the UWLA (9800 La Cienega Blvd., Inglewood) on Saturday, July 28, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The participants will receive 6 credit-hours of general and specialty certification, including 2 hours of CLE in Ethics and Elimination of Bias. French breakfast courtesy of French-American Bar Association, California Chapter (FABA), Persian lunch courtesy of IALA, and Korean snacks courtesy of the Korean-American Bar Association, Jinna Kang, Esq. (KABA).

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Past events:

2017: Innovative Navigation in Cultural Gridlocks

2016: California Issues, Global Experience

2015: The New Frontiers of Divorce

2014: Serving Two Legal Masters

2013: Piercing the Veil of Culture