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Building Pediatric Law Careers: The University of Michigan Law School Experience


Melissa L. Breger


Albany Law School

Suellyn Scarnecchia


University of New Mexico - School of Law

Frank E. Vandervort


University of Michigan Law School

Naomi Woloshin


University of Michigan Law School

2000

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 531, 2000

Abstract:     
This article explores the issues in representing children in the twenty-first century. The issues include the ethical obligations, child psychological development, and trial techniques. This article focuses on educating lawyers in representing children in the University of Michigan Law School pediatric law career program. This includes a description of the Child Advocacy Law Clinic. The next part discusses the benefits of the Interdisciplinary Seminar in Child Abuse and Neglect, The Bergstrom Summer Child Welfare Law Fellowship, and the Child Welfare Law Resource Center. The article’s purpose is to provide a guide to developing pediatric law career tracks in law schools.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 22

Keywords: Pediatric, Pediatric law, Child Advocacy, clinic

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Date posted: June 3, 2010 ; Last revised: December 14, 2012

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Breger, Melissa L. and Scarnecchia, Suellyn and Vandervort, Frank E. and Woloshin, Naomi, Building Pediatric Law Careers: The University of Michigan Law School Experience (2000). Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 34, No. 531, 2000. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1620122

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Melissa L. Breger (Contact Author)
Albany Law School ( email )
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States
518-445-2311 (Phone)
Suellyn Scarnecchia
University of New Mexico - School of Law ( email )
1117 Stanford, N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87131
United States
Frank E. Vandervort
University of Michigan Law School ( email )
625 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215
United States
Naomi Woloshin
University of Michigan Law School
625 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215
United States
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