Paule Camazine & Blumenthal attorney Susan E. Block recently presented a talk titled “Overview of Family Law.” The program was designed to provide general practice lawyers with information on many aspects of domestic law matters. It is a part of the CLE series sponsored by the Law Library Association of St. Louis. The LLA is a not-for-profit public law library dedicated to providing in-print and digital legal resources and research assistance.
Block served for 25 years as a judge in St. Louis County prior to returning to private practice, where her focus is on family law cases of all kinds. Her teaching experience ranges from law school instruction to international forums. She has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Washington University, St. Louis University, and Emory University Schools of Law, specializing in pre-trial practice, trial practice, and trial technique courses. She has been sent abroad by the United States Department of State to instruct and advise countries on domestic violence laws and procedures, including the countries of Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Macedonia, and Russia. Locally she has given presentations on family law to the United States Arbitration and Mediation, Inc., the American Jewish Congress, and the Midwest School of Paralegal Studies. She was a veteran faculty member of the Missouri Judicial College and the National Judicial College.