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MCLE Classes & Events

Family Law Specialization

Child Abuse in Custody Cases

Topics to be Covered:
CPS Reports;
Substance Abuse;
The Effects of Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and
Neglect on Children.

Deborah L. Reece
The Law Office of Deborah L. Reece

Deborah Reece was a Deputy District Attorney for nearly 16-years before she opened her solo practice in April 2016 in Sebastopol, CA. During the last five years of her tenure as a DDA she was the Attorney in Charge of the Child Abduction Units in both Santa Clara and Sonoma Counties. She handled local, state, national and international child abduction cases as a DDA. Her government practice also included multiple tours in Family Violence—including domestic violence and child abuse. Now, in private practice, she continues her work in the child abduction and international child custody arenas, and works with parents with domestic violence allegations in child custody cases. Ms. Reece serves on the US Department of State Hague Convention Attorney Network, the Family Violence Appellate Project panel and Sonoma County Minor’s Counsel panel. Ms. Reece has lectured and trained judges, attorneys and law enforcement on issues relating to child abduction, international child custody and domestic violence…

— Sponsored by SCBA’s Family Law Section —

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | Check-In: 3:30 pm; Presentation: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Deborah L. Reece

Location: Zoom Webinar — Materials and Zoom Sign-In to webinar will be provided at 3 pm one (1) business day prior to the start of this event

MCLE: 1.0 Unit Participatory MCLE Credit in General Law & 1.0 Unit Participatory Legal Specialization Credit in Family Law

Registration Fee:
This program is part of a series. Click here for more information on the series and to register for the discounted bundle.

$25–SCBA Members
$10–Students (with proof of current enrollment)*

* The student discount is available online for SCBA Student Members only. Join today! Student membership may be free for you! For more information, please contact Ann Horn at

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