LIVE: L&L The Indian Child Welfare Act: Constitutional & in the Best Interest of Indian Children

  • Civil Rights
  • Bar Association
  • Indian Law
  • Seminar
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)

Kansas Bar Association Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Kansas Bar Association

Noon -12:50 p.m. CST

Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri.

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA): Constitutional and in the Best Interest of Indian Children
This presentation will review the U.S. Department of Interior Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act and their interpretation of the federal regulations for the ICWA as well as providing a brief overview of recent ICWA cases.

Check-in & provided lunch begins at 11:30 am. Session begins at Noon and adjourns at 12:50 PM.


Presenter’s Info:

Vivien Olsen,  Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Mayetta
Vivien is the General Counsel for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and has worked in Indian law for over a decade. She was the Inspector General of the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority for several years and has managed a private practice representing parents and children in child welfare cases as well as clients in areas of municipal, bankruptcy, real estate and family law. Vivien is a member serves on the Kansas Supreme Court Permanency Planning Task Force and is an officer of the Kansas Bar Association Indian Law Section.

  • CLE Credit Comments: Approved for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri.
  • Contact:
    Nancy Burghart
    Kansas Bar Association