Presentations

Seth Grob

Mr. Grob has taught and frequently lectures throughout the country on adoption, infertility law and child welfare issues. A list of a few of his numerous presentations is listed below. He has also served on the faculty at the University of Denver College of Law and Red Rock Rocks Community College where he has taught classes on adoption, juvenile law, child advocacy, and child welfare.

List of Some Presentations:

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Annual Conference, "Subsidy & SSI Benefits for Special Needs Children: Part II," (Montreal, Canada 2017).

1st Judicial District Judges and Magistrates, "Contested Adoption Cases and Best Practices in Relinquishment Cases," (Golden 2015).

ABC News, "Interview with Seth Grob Regarding the Cryopreserved Embryo Dispute involving Sofia Vergaras," (2015) [The interview can be seen on YouTube].

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network Conference, "The Intersection of Family Law and Immigration Law," (Denver 2014).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Conference, "Meeting the Needs of Older Children Who Lack Immigration Status and/or Who are in Foster Care," (Philadelphia 2014).

Colorado Children’s Caucus, "Failed Adoptions: Policy Issues Surrounding ‘Re-Homing’ and the Need to Keep Children Safe," (Denver 2014).

Office of the Child Representative Summer Conference, "Adoption: Considerations for Guardians ad Litem," (Silverthorne 2013).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Annual Conference, "Adopting From the Foster Care System," (San Diego, April 2013).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys National Conference, "Assisted Reproductive Technology Case Law and Legislative Update," (Indianapolis 2012).

Creating a Family Radio Show, "Adoption Subsidies for Foster Care Adoptions: What is Reasonable and How to Negotiate," (November 30, 2011).

Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, "The Role of the Guardian ad litem in Adoption Subsidy Cases," (Denver 2011).

North American Council on Adoptable Children's 37th Annual Conference on Healing Across Systems, "Dissolved and Disrupted Adoptions: Adoption Subsides and Other International Issues," (Denver 2011).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Mid-Year Conference, Strategies for Adoption Agencies and Attorneys: Loss Prevention, Management, and Litigation Covering Disrupted and Wrongful Adoptions, "Adoption Subsidies and International Issues in Disrupted Adoptions," (Minnesota 2010).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, "Disrupted Adoptions," (Telephone Seminar 2010).

Family Law Institute, Domestic Relations Law in Times of Economic and Family Crisis, "Navigating the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children," (Breckenridge 2009).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys National Conference, "Adoption and Kinship Guardian Assistance, New Developments in Federal Law," (Portland 2009).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys National Conference, Gateway to Adoption, "Help Us: Advocating for Adoptive Parents and Waiting Children," (St. Louis 2008).

Lutheran Adoption Network National Conference, "Securing Adoption Subsidies for Special Needs Children and an Update on the Proposed New Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children," (Denver 2007).

Florida Adoption Council Statewide Conference, "Adoption...What Every Practitioner Needs to Know," (St. Petersburg 2007).

National Business Institute, Adoption Law: Start to Finish, "Overcoming Intrastate Adoption Issues," (Denver 2006).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Mid-Year Conference, Agency Adoptions and Foster Care: Emerging Legal Issues for Attorneys, Social Workers, Foster Parents, and Other Adoption Professionals, "Advanced Adoption Subsidy Issues," (Denver 2006).

Resolve of Colorado Statewide Conference, "Legal Issues in Adoption," (Denver 2005).

Colorado Office of the Child Representative. Best Efforts and Practices in Pediatric Law, "Adoption Subsidy Issues," (Denver 2004).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Mid -Year Conference, "Adoption Subsidy Issues," (New Orleans 2004).

American Academy of Adoption Attorneys National Conference, Adoption in the Cradle of Liberty, "Adoption Subsidy Issues," (Philadelphia 2004).

Colorado Administrative Law Judges Conference, "Law and Practice of Adoption Subsidies," (Denver 2003).

Adoption Exchange, Adoption Education for Legal Professionals, "Stepparent, Custodial and Kinship Adoptions," (Denver 2003).

Colorado Office of the Child's Representative, Through the Child's Eyes, "Adoption Subsidies...Advocating for Children with Special Needs," (La Junta and Steamboat Springs 2003).

Oklahoma Lawyers for Children, "The Law and Practice of Adoption Subsidies," (Oklahoma City 2002).

National Association of Counsel for Children Annual Conference, "The Law and Practice of Adoption Subsidies," (New Orleans 2003).

Nevada Court Appointed Special Advocate Statewide Conference, "Adoption Subsides for Older Children," (Las Vegas 2003).

Timothy Eirich

Mr. Eirich frequently lectures throughout Colorado on child welfare and adoption related issues. A list of his trainings is below. Mr. Eirich has also served on the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) since 2009.

Presentations:

Tim Eirich will serve as a facilitator and member of the planning committee for the Colorado Dependency & Neglect Judicial Institute in Boulder, Colorado.  Tim will present to the judges and magistrates on "Intervention By Relatives and Foster Parents." (July 2015)

Tim Eirich and Katie Glynn presented with the Honorable Brett Woods of the Denver Juvenile Court at the Domestic Relations Best Practice Court Institute for Judges, Magistrates, Facilitators and Sherlocks in Denver on "Special Immigrant Juvenile Status." (June 2015)

Tim Eirich shared his insights with the Colorado State Foster Parent Association in Breckenridge, Colorado, on "Rights of Foster Parents and Relatives in Dependency & Neglect Cases" as well as "Adoption Subsidies for Special Needs Children." (June 2015)

Tim Eirich and Seth Grob presented to judges, magistrates and clerks of the 1st Judicial District on Contested Adoption Cases and Best Practices in Relinquishment Cases in Golden, Colorado. (June 2015)

"Intervention of Foster Parents and Relatives in Dependency and Neglect Cases", Denver, CO (December 2014), Juvenile Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association

"The Intersection of Family Law and Immigration Law" (with Seth A. Grob, Esq.), Denver, CO (September 2014), Colorado Bar Association, Immigration Law 2014

"Adoption Subsidies for Children with Special Needs," Denver, CO (May 2014), Colorado State Foster Parent Association, Annual Education Conference

"Legal Rights of Foster Parents and Caregivers in Colorado Dependency and Neglect Cases," Denver, CO (May 2014), Colorado State Foster Parent Association, Annual Education Conference

"Role of a GAL in the Child Welfare System," (with Betsy Fordyce, Esq.) Sheridan, CO (November 2013), Colorado State Foster Parent Association

"Case Law Update: Rights of Foster Parents in Dependency and Neglect Cases," Sheridan, CO (October 2013), Colorado State Foster Parent Association

"Impact of Adoption and ARTS on Domestic Relations," (with Laura Koupal, Esq.) Vail, CO (August 2013), Family Law Institute

"Role of Foster Parents in Dependency and Neglect Cases," Denver, CO (August 2013), Denver Juvenile Court Noon CLE

"Adoption: Considerations for GALs," (with Seth Grob, Esq.) Silverthorne, CO (July 2013), Office of Child's Representative Summer Conference

Family Law Institute, "Impact of Adoption on Domestic Relations," (Vail 2013)

Office of the Child Representative Summer Conference, "Adoption: Considerations for Guardians ad Litem," (Silverthorne 2013).

Three day Basic Trial Skills course with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, (Springfield, IL, June 2013).

Colorado State Foster Parent Association State Conference, "Foster Parent Rights in Colorado," (Breckenridge 2012).

Colorado State Foster Parent Association State Conference, "Adoption Subsidies for Children with Special Needs," (Breckenridge 2012).

Colorado County Attorney Association, "The Right to Intervene in Dependency and Neglect Cases," (Colorado Springs 2012).

The Children's Hospital - Neonatal Noon Conference, "The Medically Fragile Newborn: The Law and the Role of the Medical Professional," (Denver 2010).

Colorado State Foster Parent Association Bootcamp, "Role of the Guardian ad litem," (Centennial 2010).

University of Colorado School of Law presents The Legal System's Response to Domestic Violence, "The Role of Court Appointed Special Advocates," (Boulder 2009).

Colorado State Foster Parent Association State Conference, "Role of the Guardian ad litem," (Breckenridge 2009).

Colorado State Foster Parent Association State Conference, "Foster Parent's Rights in D&N Cases," (Glenwood Springs 2008).

Kathleen Glynn

List of Some Presentations:

Tim Eirich and Katie Glynn presented with the Honorable Brett Woods of the Denver Juvenile Court at the Domestic Relations Best Practice Court Institute for Judges, Magistrates, Facilitators and Sherlocks in Denver on "Special Immigrant Juvenile Status." (June 2015)

Katie Glynn presented with others for an Immigrant Legal Resource Center webinar on "Strategies for Suppressing Evidence and Terminating Removal Proceedings for Child Clients." (May 2015)

Katie Glynn co-presented with Abbie Johnson of the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN), to child welfare professionals and judges at the Colorado Convening on Children, Youth, and Families in Beaver Creek.  Their presentation focused on  "The Intersection of Colorado State Child Welfare Law and Federal Immigration Law." (April 2015)

Faculty, Colorado Bar Association CLE: Immigration Law, "Representing the Most Vulnerable: Unaccompanied Children before the Immigration Court" (September 2014)

Faculty, Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) CLE: Asylum Law, "Children & Asylum" (November 2013)

Faculty, Kempe Center, 8th Annual National Differential Response Conference: Differential Response: A Catalyst for Change, "Working with Immigrant Children and Families in Differential Response" (October 2013)

Faculty, Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition: Colorado Juvenile Defender Annual Conference, "Working with Non-Citizen Youth in Delinquency Proceedings: Pathways & Obstacles to Obtaining Immigration Status" (October 2013)

Faculty, Office of the Child's Representative: Webinar, "Immigration Issues for Court-Involved Youth and Families" (October 2013)

Faculty, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender CLE: "Working with Non-Citizen Youth in Delinquency Proceedings:

Pathways & Obstacles to Obtaining Immigration Status" (September 2013)

Faculty, Colorado County Attorneys Association: Annual Conference, "Working with Non-Citizen Youth and Families:

Pathways & Obstacles to Obtaining Immigration Status" (June 2013)

Faculty, Colorado Bar Association CLE: Immigration Law, "Representing Children in Immigration Proceedings," (May 2013)

Presenter, Adams County Human Services Department: 1st Annual Child Welfare Conference, Strengthening Families and Communities, "Working with Immigrant Children & Families: Obstacles & Opportunities on the Path to Lawful Status in the United States" (May 2013)

Faculty, Colorado Bar Association CLE: Juvenile Law, "Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS):A Pathway to Citizenship for Court Involved Youth" (April 2013)

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