21st Annual Family Law Conference

Virtual Conference | Aug. 4-6, 2021

16.6 MCLE | 6.3 Ethics | 1.2 Elimination of Bias

Every year, advocates and researchers come together at The Missouri Bar’s Annual Family Law Conference to gain knowledge and improve skills specific to the practice of family law.

This year’s conference includes five separate plenary sessions with recognized experts on topics such as child support, implicit bias, high conflict personalities and more! Beyond the plenary speakers, each day offers many options from the conference’s 30 family law-focused breakout sessions, including a guardian ad litem track.

If family law is your area of expertise, or you are looking for ways to even better serve your clients, don’t miss this opportunity for 16.4 MCLE credit hours at an affordable price - in a safe virtual format from the comfort of your own home or office. 



Plenary Sessions

  • High Conflict Personalities, High Conflict Issues:  Finding the Elusive Road to Resolution
    Arnold T. Shienvold, Ph.D, Riegler, Shienvold & Associates, Harrisburg, PA  
  • LIVE Implicit Bias and Its Impact on Family Law 
    Prof. Mikah K. Thompson, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City
  • Child Support Guidelines            
    Robert E. Gordon, The Gordon Law Firm, LLC, Kansas City
    Hon. Sherrill Roberts, 7th Judicial Circuit Court, Liberty
  • JUDICIAL PANEL: Tips & Tricks from the Bench
    Commissioner Mark J. Millsap, 31st Judicial Circuit Court, Springfield
    Commissioner Sherrill L. Rosen, 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Independence
  • LIVE Legislative & Case Law Update       
    Patricia M. Scaglia, Scaglia Law Firm, LLC, Independence

Additional Highlights

  • 30 different options for breakout sessions
  • Five plenary sessions as listed above
  • Access to all conference materials and sessions for the next year for self-study