Lunch & Learn Virtual Event – The Continuing Journey Towards Cultural Awareness: An African-American Lens to Family Court and ADR
Co-Hosted by Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
Web-Hosting by OurFamilyWizard
Date: August 13th 12:00pm-1:15 pm
Join Minneapolis attorney DeAundres D. Wilson, Esq. as he explores the impact of African-American culture on family cases entering the Minnesota legal system.
The learning goals for this program:
1. Learn how Black African-American cultural norms may impact family court matters.
2. Suggestions for professionals (attorneys, mental health providers, guardians ad litem, ADR specialists, members of the judiciary) on approaches to better serve Black families through resolution of family conflict.
3. Identify what can be done to improve ADR access for Black families, both in the metro area and out-state.
1 CLE Credit Pending
DeAundres D. Wilson, Esq.
DeAundres Wilson opened his practice—Wilson Law Office—in 2004. In addition to divorce, child support, child custody, and child protection matters, he represents clients in misdemeanor and felony criminal matters, and immigration. Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Mr. Wilson has a law degree from Hamline University and MBA from the University of St. Thomas. He has served as head law clerk for the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office, judicial law clerk for the Chief Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals, and moot court participant and coach. In addition to presenting at numerous legal educational seminars for lawyers and judges and maintaining his private practice, Mr. Wilson teaches at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.