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Welcome to the 2020 PLAN Virtual Statewide Conference

All workshops will be presented virtually by webinar on the Zoom platform. You must register for individual workshop webinars by clicking the Register for the Webinar button appearing in the workshop description and completing the registration information to be admitted into the webinar.

Pennsylvania CLE credits will be available to attorneys who actively participate in webinars and indicate their participation through polls displayed periodically during the webinars.
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Sarah Katz

Temple University Beasley School of Law
Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Philadelphia, PA
Sarah Katz joined the Temple Law faculty in July 2012. She directs and teaches the Family Law Litigation Clinic, where her students handle custody, child and spousal support, adoption, and other family law matters in Philadelphia Family Court. She researches and writes about trauma-informed legal practice, the child welfare system, child custody, intimate partner violence, and other family law topics. Katz also frequently speaks on these topics at scholarly conferences and trainings for attorneys.

Prior to her arrival at Temple, Katz was a Supervising Attorney in the Family Advocacy Unit at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, Pa. There, she was responsible for direct representation of parents in civil child abuse and neglect cases; management and training of new attorneys, paralegals, and certified law students; policy and advocacy work at the city and state levels; and community and continuing legal education. She also served as an adjunct professor at Temple Law and a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, teaching “Parent, Child, and the State.” Katz began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Norma L. Shapiro, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Katz is active in the Nicholas A. Cipriani Family Law Inn of Court and the Family Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. She is a member of Philadelphia’s Child Fatality Review Commission.

Katz earned her J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2003 and her B.A. at Columbia University in 1997.
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