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2022.01.14 Improving Outcomes for Children and Families with Structured Co-Parenting Communication
Friday, January 14, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
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NYACP presents

Improving Outcomes for Children and Families with Structured Co-Parenting Communication 
Friday, January 14, 2022

Presented by
Michelle N. Barr, Esq.
OurFamilyWizard Judicial Education Coordinator 

Use of the OurFamilyWizard platform is often made part of the parent agreement in an effort to reduce litigation, improve co-parent communication and protect survivors and secondary victims of Domestic Violence. Learn how parents and professionals utilize its features to manage and document communication. Learn who may access the family's activity and obtain declarations. Review model order and agreement language and discuss relevant appellate opinions regarding the best interest of the child and user privacy. 

Register Here by 1/12/2022

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1.0 CLE credit will be provided

Michelle N. Barr is an experienced family law attorney with a deep commitment to serving children and families. She has experience representing clients in all family law matters, with an emphasis on serving as a court appointed GAL in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Ms. Barr graduated with high honors from Rutgers University School of Law and began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Lee B. Laskin, J.S.C. in Camden County, New Jersey. Following her clerkship, Ms. Barr represented the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety as a Deputy Attorney General. She also served as an Assistant Deputy Public Defender and as a Court Appointed Law Guardian for the state of New Jersey. Following these roles, Ms. Barr represented abused and neglected children as a GAL for KidsVoice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

As a New Jersey AOC trained mediator with collaborative training and certification as well, Ms. Barr has the unique ability to effectively manage the heightened emotions often found in family law matters. She is respected by her peers and recognized for her zealous advocacy. Ms. Barr’s empathizing nature allows her to build a strong trusting relationship with clients, ultimately leading to a more comprehensive understanding of each particular situation. Clients value her logical thinking, perseverance, kindness and unwavering commitment. 

Currently, Michelle serves as a GAL in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She also serves as the Judicial Education Coordinator for OurFamilyWizard. In this role, she educates judges, lawyers, and other family law professionals on the online tools that are used to reduce conflict and increase accountability in high-conflict co- parenting situations. She frequently travels across the U.S. to represent the company and speak at key events such as industry conferences and continuing legal education seminars.