THE MIDWEST FAMILY LAW CONSORTIUM

AND

THE NORTH AMERICAN REGIONAL MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF FAMILY LAW

SUMMER 2009 CONFERENCE

JUNE 3-5, 2010

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI—KANSAS CITY SCHOOL OF LAW

 

WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE:

TENSIONS IN FAMILY LAW

 

Around the world, family law is presenting some of the most personally critical, intellectually challenging, and politically controversial issues for legal resolution. Join your colleagues to explore new scholarship addressing these issues at the co-sponsored conference of The North American Regional Meeting of the International Society of Family Law and the Midwest Family Law Consortium on June 3-5, 2010 at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law. The conference will begin Thursday, June 3, 2010 with an opening reception. The conference presentations and workshops will be held Friday, June 4 and the morning of Saturday, June 5.  Conference attendees are invited to a Friday evening dinner at Lidia’s and a tour of the Arts District.

 

The Midwest Family Law Consortium is an organization of law schools whose members collaborate to advance family law scholarship and teaching. Founded by the family law faculty of the University of Missouri Kansas City, William Mitchell College of Law and Indiana University Indianapolis, with additional sponsoring members Michigan State and Washburn law schools, the consortium is open to any law school, but serves primarily the Midwest region.

 

Conference Schedule

 

Registration Information:

Registration fee postmarked prior to May 3, 2009 - $300.00
Registration fee postmarked after May 3, 2009 - $350.00
Presenter's fee - $250.00

To register, please complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM, and print a copy of this form to send with your fees.

Make checks out to “UMKC School of Law" and mail to
Midwest Family Law Consortium
UMKC School of Law
5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

 

Hotel

 

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Raphael Hotel, a short distance from the UMKC School of Law.  Mention the “International Society of Family Law” when registering.   You can make reservations by calling 816-756-3800 (the hotel is sold out outside this block of rooms – you can only access these rooms by calling with your registration). 

 

Transportation

 

Kansas City is served by the Kansas City International Airport.  The most cost effective ground transportation from the airport to the hotel is the shuttle service.  Taxis and car rental are also available.  Phones in the airport access these services.

 

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