Now What? When You’re Called into Family Court

Friday, September 21, 2018

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lenoir Rhyne University – Asheville Campus

36 Montford Avenue Asheville, NC 28801

Eventbrite - Now What? When You're Called into Family Court

Have you ever been served a subpoena to appear in Family Court and felt uncertain (or even panicked) about how to proceed?

This lunch-and-learn continuing education event is designed to provide psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, and other helping professionals with the knowledge and skills to handle subpoenas with more confidence and ease. Attendees will learn how to respond to a subpoena, what to expect in Family Court, and how to be an effective witness in court.

Light snacks, coffee, and water are included. Add a boxed lunch to your registration for $10 if you register by 4/17/2018. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.



Jeanne Cummings, Ph.D. – Dr. Cummings obtained her degree from UNC-Greensboro and has taught at Auburn University, Guilford College, Warren Wilson College and UNCA. As a child psychologist at Appalachian Hall and in private practice in Asheville, she treated and evaluated children and families with a variety of problems and has decades of experience testifying in court. She is currently on the Board of Directors of The Mediation Center.

Diane McDonald, J.D. – Ms. McDonald graduated from the University of Nebraska School of Law. She has served as legal counsel to Western North Carolina University and represented abused and neglected children as a Guardian Ad Litem Attorney. She has been a Board Certified Family Law Specialist since 1996 and has extensive experience as a family law attorney, both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. She is certified as a Parent Coordinator pursuant to NCGS §50-90. Currently she is associated with the Siemens Family Law Group.

Please find our refund/cancellation policy here.

All registration fees benefit The Mediation Center.

Eventbrite - Now What? When You're Called into Family Court

Buncombe County

40 N. French Broad Ave., Suite B
Asheville, NC 28801


fax: 828-232-5140

Henderson/Polk Counties

103 South Grove St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792


fax: 828-232-5140

Transylvania County

137 North Broad St., Suite 1
Brevard, NC 28712


fax: 828-232-5140