Melissa to teach for Maryland Judicial College

Melissa will be co-lecturing in February 2021 on the topic of international custody cases to the Maryland Judicial College. The online webinar will cover topics ranging from the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, the interplay between domestic custody cases and the Hague Child Abduction Convention, and child abduction prevention.

Melissa presents for Inter-American Bar Association

Melissa was honored to present for the Inter-American Bar Association at its annual conference on September 30, 2020. She presented on the issue of family law during the COVID-19 pandemic. She was joined by colleagues from Brazil and Argentina. You can learn more about the IABA here.

Melissa co-authors international family law update

Melissa again co-authored the International Family Law Year-in-Review article, published by SMU Dedman School of Law. She has co-authored this article with Professor Robert Spector since 2013. The article provides an update on the past year’s most important international family law updates.

Melissa presents on international child relocation

Melissa presented an online webinar to lawyers in the New York State Bar on September 16, 2020 on the complex considerations in international child relocation cases. This was the second of 2 webinars Melissa presented to the NYSBA on international family law issues in 2020. You can learn more about the CLE here.

Melissa presents to the NY State Bar on legal updates

Melissa presented a webinar for the New York State Bar Association on Friday, May 15, 2020 summarizing the top international family law cases and updates of the past year. You can also find all the current international family law updates on MK Family Law’s International Family Law blog.

Melissa authors chapter on mediation in international treatise

Melissa is honored to have authored a chapter on the work of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in the field of international family mediation for a treatise published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd. The Elgar Companion to the Hague Conference on Private International Law is edited by Thomas John, Rishi Gulati and Ben Koehler and includes chapters …

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