Our workshops are presented by a qualified and experienced:
- Divorce Attorney
- Family Counselor
- Financial Advisor
Presenters for Swansea Workshop
Michele M. Laws
CDFA, MAFF, CVA
"I am a Second Saturday leader because I am passionate about educating people that are considering or going through a divorce — I want them to feel empowered and secure about the divorce process.
"I enjoy spending time with my family as well as running, painting and new-found enjoyment, golf!"
"My goal is to instruct workshop participants on legal issues and answer questions concerning their existing options."
Renee Keller, Family Therapist
"I offer those in attendance valuable information and practical tips that are unique and thought-provoking."
Legal Presenters for SIUE Main Campus Workshop
Chuck Courtney, Attorney
"My hope for our session is to provide clarity to the confusing myriad of information about the divorce process found online."
Mr. Courtney has extensive experience in the Appellate Court representing clients on appeal from numerous issues related to the practice of family law. Mr. Courtney has extensive trial experience in both jury and non-jury cases including numerous appeals before The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Jayni Desai Lintvedt, Attorney
"My goal is to provide legal knowledge in an effort to help alleviate the natural anxiety that comes from starting and enduring the divorce process."
Ms. Lintvedt primarily focuses her practice in the areas of domestic relations law and elder law. She has handled hundreds of family law cases including, but not limited to, divorce litigation, child custody determinations and modifications, parenting issues, paternity, maintenance/alimony, property division and many other areas relating to the practice of family law.
Kelsey Osborn, Mental Health Professional