Family Law Fridays
Step Up to Justice and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers have joined forces to co-sponsor a CLE seminar series called Family Law Fridays.
The first seminar in the series, The Beginning of the End: Opening a Dissolution Matter, will be held on March 30.
Friday, March 30th // 12:15 – 2:15 pm
Step Up to Justice // 320 N Commerce Park Loop, Suite 100 // Tucson, AZ 85745
Faculty: Lisa Norton, Annalisa Moore Masunas, and Laura Belleau
- Opening the Case
- Initial Client Interview
- Basics of a dissolution proceeding (jurisdictional related issues)
- Realistic expectations
- Paperwork to be filed with the Court
Free for all volunteers // $50 for non-volunteers
This seminar qualifies for 2 hours of CLE credit.
Future CLE dates: April 27 and May 25
Fellow, America Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
State Bar Certified Specialist in Family Law
Lisa McNorton has been practicing in Family Law in Tucson, AZ since 2000. In 2016, she joined with Erin Fox to become McNorton Fox PLLC. Lisa is experienced in all aspects of family law, including preparation of prenuptial and post nuptial agreements, paternity and legal decision-making/parenting time matters, dissolution of marriage, child support, and post-decree matters. Qualified by Pima County Superior Court, she is appointed as a child’s attorney, Court Appointment.
Annalisa Moore Masunas
Annalisa Moore Masunas is a partner in the Tucson firm of MOORE, MASUNAS & MOORE, P.L.L.C., and she practices with her sister, Angela C. Moore. Annalisa is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is a certified specialist in family law. She handles divorce, parenting time and legal decision making issues, complex property and debt division, paternity, spousal maintenance, child support, post decree matters, and premarital agreements. The firm also handles estate planning matters.
Annalisa is the immediate past president of the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Annalisa is the Secretary for and past Chair of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona (she has been on the Council since 2002, and has served as a member and in every officer position). She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, Family Law Advisory Commission. Annalisa has also been appointed by the AZ Supreme Court to the 2017 Child Support Guideline Review Committee.
Annalisa is a member of Arizona Women Lawyers Association and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona. She serves as a Judge Pro Tem of the Pima County Superior Court, and as an attorney for minor children in various capacities. Annalisa co-chairs an annual attorney CLE program in Tucson each November (since 2006), and is a regular speaker on family law topics.
A shareholder with the firm of Karp & Weiss, Ms. Belleau practices in the areas of domestic relations and family law. Ms. Belleau has experience in every aspect of a domestic dispute, including marriage dissolution, prenuptial agreements, child custody, and support. Through her extensive experience handling complex domestic cases, Ms. Belleau has a wide range of experience working with psychological and accounting consultants. Ms. Belleau also has substantial experience in resolving cases through alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation and arbitration.
The State Bar of Arizona allows your pro bono hours with Step Up to Justice to be counted as CLE credit. For each 5 hours of pro bono service provided through an approved legal services program (up to 25 hours of service per year), you can claim 1 hour of CLE self-study credit (up to a total of 5 hours of CLE credit per year).