Introduction and Sponsor AppreciationAbbas Hadjian, Esq., Organizer
Welcome CeremonyHon. Lawrence P. Riff, Supervising Judge, Family Law Division, LASC; Steve Mindel, Esq., Chair Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association; Bernadet Babasi, Esq., President, The Iranian-American Lawyers Association, Abbas Hadjian, Esq., William Spiller, Jr., Esq.
Access to Justice from the Lens of Diverse Belief SystemsGitu Bhatia, Psy. D.
Panel 1: Viewing Access to Justice Through a Socio-Economic LensSpeakers: Hon. Maria Puente Porras, Judge Family Law Division, LASC; Ana Storey, Esq., Levitt Quinn; Susan Thrall, LMFT Family Court Services LASC
Moderator: Diane M. Goodman, JD, PhD
Q&A Panel 1 / Break
Panel 2: Viewing Access to Justice through the Disabilities LensSpeakers: Hon. Christine Byrd, Judge, Family Law Division, LASC; Danny Paskin, PhD, Professor of Journalism at CSULB; Phu C. Nguyen, Esq., Court Counsel, LASC
Moderator: Linda Bortell, Psy.D.
Q&A Panel 2 / Break
Panel 3 - Lunch with Your Family Law JudgeHon. Amir Aharonov, Commissioner, LASC, Chatsworth; Hon. Sarah J. Heidel, Judge LASC, Pasadena; Hon. Lisa R. Washington, Judge LSC, Pamona; Hon. Gia G. Bosley, Judge, LASC, Torrance and Annex; Hon. Wendy L. Wilcox, Judge LASC, Stanley Mosk; Hon. Charles Q. Clay, Judge LASC, Whittier; Hon. Firdaus F. Dordi, Judge LASC, Van Nuys East; Hon. Elizabeth Scully, Judge LASC, Stanley Mosk; Hon. Esther P. Kim, Judge LASC, Compton; Hon. Maria Puente Porras, Judge LASC, Compton; Hon. Ashley Tabaddor, Immigration Judge, President National Association of Immigration Judges (Personal Capacity)
Judicial Moderators: Hon. Christine Byrd, Judge LASC, Stanley Mosk; Hon. Alexander Giza, Judge LASC, Stanley Mosk
Attorney Moderators: Laurel Brauer, Esq.; Jinna Kang, Esq.; Steve S. Zand, Esq.
Closing CeremonyAbbas Hadjian, Esq., William Spiller, Jr., Esq.