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Webinar: QDRO’s: Don’t Kick the Can Down the Road!

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April 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

1 Hour MCLE; 1 Legal Specialization in Family Law

This presentation will begin with a brief overview of the QDRO process, and then continue with a discussion of the various ways family law attorneys can avoid problem arising from retirement plan divisions. Topics covered will include bifurcating marital status (including joinders and provisional QDROs), drafting MSAs and other written agreements to divide retirement plans, and the use of models provided by retirement plan administrators when drafting QDROs in-house. Materials will include sample language to help attorneys avoid the issues covered in the presentation. 

Non-Member Price – $75.00
Member Price – $55.00

Celeste Johnson

Celeste’s office handles pension related matters, including drafting QDRos and IRA division orders, consultancy for attorneys or self-represented litigants on ERISA and California retirement law, litigation support and representation in family court and administrative proceedings. Celeste received her B.A. from Barnard College, her J.D. from U.C Law, San Francisco, and is a member of the QDRONES, a national group of QDRO professionals. 

Jessica Strasen

Jessica Strasen’s practice includes drafting QDROs and IRA Orders, ERISA and administrative disputes, and tracing calculations. She serves as an expert witness and provides research and writting for ligiation support. Jessica graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She is a California Super Lawyer and is also a member of QDRONEs. 

We are committed to accessibility! Virtual events are equipped with closed captioning. To request an in-person accommodation, send us a note at or contact us at 916-516-1760 for assistance.


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