Domestic Violence Summit 2010-Hotel Monteleone
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans
November 30 - December 1, 2010


Summit Agenda

Hotel Monteleone
New Orleans, LA
November 30 - December 1, 2010


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7:00 - 8:30 AM
  • Conference Registration & Light Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 AM
  • Opening Plenary:  Welcome, Overview & Introductions - Dr. Brenda K. Uekert, National Center for State Courts (NCSC) Project Director

    Welcoming Remarks:  Dr. Hugh M. Collins, Judicial Administrator, Supreme Court of Louisiana

8:45 - 9:30 AM
  • Plenary: Keynote Address - Honorable Susan B. Carbon, Director, Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice

    Introduction by Lilia G. Judson, President, Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA)

9:30 - 10:00 AM
  • Opening Plenary: When Courts Make a Difference - Professor Sarah M. Buel, Arizona State University School of Law

    Introduction by Sheila Allen, President, Association of VAWA Administrators

10:00 - 10:15 AM
  • Break

10:15 - 11:45 AM

11:45 - 1:00 PM
  • Working Lunch and Presentation: National Providers and Technical Assistance

    Participants will enjoy lunch followed by presentations on resources and training available to them by, and the organizational capacity of, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) and the National Center for State Courts.

1:00 - 2:15 PM

Session Theme Session I:  1:10-1:40  Session II 1:45-2:15
AOC Points of Contact


(Becky Kinnamon)       


(Anne Landeros)

AOC Points of Contact


(Rebecca Orf)


(Toni Ahrendt)

Distance Learning

New Mexico

(Deborah Duggan, Sheila Allen)

Interactive Online Judicial Training
on DV and Stalking


(Carol Haller, Alicia Davis)

E-Learning Judicial Resource

Problem-Solving Courts

New York

(Judge Judith Kluger, Liberty Aldrich)

Integrated DV Courts


(Amber Moe)

Integrated DV Courts

Court Assessment & Improvement


(Liza Webb, Laurel Klein Searles)

Facilitate Case Process Analysis


(Ron Overholt, Bobbie Welling)

Domestic Violence Safety Partnership

 Statewide Protocols


(Kay Radwanski)

Uniform Protective Orders and Court Rules


(Myra Downing)

Eliminating Conflicting Orders



(Patsy Taylor)

Louisiana Protective Order Registry (LPOR)


(Rhonda Webb, Michael Gregory, Jennier Arsenian)

Statewide Database

Underserved Communities


(Ron Overholt, Diane Nunn)

Tribal Justice Project


(Jamie Sabino)

LEP Services and Programs

2:15 - 2:30 PM
  • Break

2:30 - 4:15 PM
  • State Team Meetings: Identifying the Pieces of the Coordination Puzzle

    State teams will break into facilitated individual working groups to identify (1) potential projects that would improve their state courts' response to domestic violence; (2) current and potential challenges to stronger coordination between the courts and the STOP Program; and, (3) resources needed to move ahead

4:15 - 4:30 PM
  • Day 1 Wrap-Up and Closing - Dr. Brenda K. Uekert, NCSC Project Director


7:00 - 8:30 AM
  • Conference Registration & Light Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:15 AM
  • Plenary: Welcome Back, Recap of Day 1 & Overview of Day 2 - Dr. Brenda K. Uekert, NCSC Project Director

8:15 - 9:15 AM
  • Panel Discussion: Working Models of Success: The Elements and Proven Practices of Effective Coordination

    Moderator: Michelle Brickley, Associate Director, Office on Violence Against Women

    California (Hon. Erica Yew, Bobbie Welling, Roseann St. Clair)
    Iowa (Becky Kinnamon and Donna Phillips)
    Washington (Myra Downing and Bev Emery)

    This session will be a panel discussion of identified state court and STOP program representatives from various states that have demonstrated successful approaches to coordinating the distribution and utilization of the 5% set-aside funds.

9:15 - 9:30 AM
  • Break

9:30 - 11:15 PM
  • State Team Meetings: Putting the Pieces Together - Prioritizing Next Steps & Action Planning

    Facilitated state teams will reconvene to (1) identify priority issues based on Day One team meeting discussions, and (2) develop an action plan for addressing the identified priority issues.

11:15 - 12:15 PM
  • Plenary: Report Back from State Team Action Planning and Next Steps

    Moderator: Profession Sarah M. Buel, Arizona State University School of Law
  • Next Steps: Dr. Brenda K. Uekert, NCSC Project Director

This project was supported by Grant No. 2009-TA-AX-K017 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.