South Carolina Legal Services is holding its 4th Annual Constitution Day Legal Forum.
Women, Work and Wrecked Credit will explore domestic violence in the context of family support issues, but also employment, tax and credit issues. The Forum features distinguished S.C. Employment Law Attorney Malissa Burnette, University of Texas Law Professor Angela Littwin, Michigan State Assistant Professor Adrienne Adams and S.C. Court of Appeals Attorney Jasmine Smith, and more!!
Learn how to address the special issues faced by domestic violence survivors and the laws and resources available.
Approved for OVSEC Victim Service Provider (VSP) Credit Of 7 hours.
Approved for 6 CLE credits including 1 hour of SA/MH Credit.
Lunch is Included
Scheduled speakers and topics:
Malissa Burnette (Attorney, Callison Tighe & Robinson) - Legal Protections for Women in the Workplace: What Women Need to Know About Employment Law
Tamika Cannon (Attorney, South Carolina Legal Services) - The Four Questions DV Victims Most Commonly Ask About Alimony
Jack Cohoon (Attorney, South Carolina Legal Services) - An Unused Safety Net: Unemployment Benefits for Domestic Violence Survivors
Leslie Fisk (Attorney, South Carolina Legal Services) and Fred Pfeil (Attorney, South Carolina Legal Services, Director of Low Income Tax Payer Clinic) - Ten Things DV Victims Should Know about the IRS
Lisa Gowans (Director, SC Department of Employment and Workforce) - Help Finding a Job: Services Overview from DEW and SC Works
Christi Jeffcoat (Supervisor, SC Department of Social Services) and Stephen Yarborough (Director of the Office of Policy and Training, SC Department of Social Services) - SC Voucher Program for Early Care and Education -- Child Support and Daycare Vouchers
Angela Littwin (Law Professor, University of Texas) and Adrienne Adams (Associate Professor, Michigan State University) - Economic Justice for Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse: Coerced Debt and Battered Credit
Jasmine Smith (Attorney, SC Court of Appeals) - Maintaining a Healthy Mental, Physical, and Social Wellbeing.
Learn more about the presenters HERE .
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