Fostering Independencematches a teen in foster care
with a guardian ad litem team, consisting of a pro bono
attorney, a case coordinator and a program attorney. Other
pro bono opportunities with the GAL Program include
representing the child in a regular attorney-client
relationship as the attorney ad litem and assisting the
GAL Program using your area of expertise, including
special education, probate, guardianship, appeals, or
Thank you for your
interest in becoming a pro bono attorney for the Guardian ad
Litem Program. Below are videos with accompanying
materials and certificates of completion to help you prepare
for this very rewarding undertaking.
If you are an attorney and
would like to receive Continuing Legal Education credit for
the videos, please visit the
Florida Bar website
and submit the course number provided to receive CLE credit.
Thank you for making a lasting difference in a child's life.
Attorney Training - Representing Children in Florida's Dependency System: Guardian ad Litem Training Videos
This is a series of instructional training videos for attorneys advocating for children in the dependency system. The instructors in each video are statewide experts in their field and provide a general overview to equip the advocate with the tools necessary to be effective.
CLE credit for these videos from the Florida Bar are pending. Please check back for the course number as they will be posted when they are approved. For CLE credit questions please contact Mary K. Wimsett at email@example.com
Ethics in Dependency - Practice for Guardian ad Litem Attorneys and Attorneys ad Litem
Dependency Overview January 20, 2011 | Hillary Kambour, Director of Legal Training/Appellate Counsel, Statewide Office of the Guardian ad Litem Presented by the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program | Running Time: 01:40:13