Stone Designated as a Child Welfare Law Specialist

Jeani Stone, Campbell County & Prosecuting Attorney has been designated as a Child Welfare Law Specialist by the National Association of Counsel for Children.  

 The Child Welfare Law Specialization is approved by the American Bar Association and is defined as "the practice of law representing children, parents, or the government in all child protection proceedings including emergency, temporary custody, adjudication, disposition, foster care, permanency planning, termination, guardianship, and adoption. 

To date, there are over 550 NACC Certified Child Welfare Law Specialists in 39 jurisdictions.  To date, Wyoming has just under ten attorneys who have been certified as a Child Welfare Law Specialist.  
    
In order to obtain the designation, attorneys must go through a lengthy screening and testing process.  

To be designated a “Child Welfare Law Specialist,” the attorney must have:  

3+ years practicing law
30% or more of the last 3 years involved in child welfare law
36 hours CLE/3 years – in courses relevant to child welfare law
Submit a writing sample demonstrating legal analysis in the field of child welfare law drafted in the last 3 years (court memo, brief, article, etc.) 
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