Tuesday, December 4

DIVORCE: The Family Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar presents “Protecting Kids During Divorce: How to Help Clients Help Their Children During a Custody Fight.” The program begins at 12:30 p.m. Speakers: Lisa Herrick, clinical psychologist, parenting coordinator and mediator; Christopher Locey, Kuder, Smollar & Friedman (moderator). Location: D.C. Superior Court, 500 Indiana Ave. N.W., Room 2500. Cost: free. Registration and information: (202) 626-3463 or www.dcbar.org.

TORT LAW: The D.C. Bar’s Tort Law Section presents “Civil Judges and D.C. Bar Tort Law Section Conference.” The program begins at 6 p.m. Speakers: Melvin Wright, judge, D.C. Superior Court; additional Civil Division judges to be announced. Location: D.C. Superior Court, 500 Indiana Ave. N.W., Board of Judges Conference Room, 6th floor, Room 6405. Cost: free, members of sponsoring sections and law students; $15, nonsection members. Registration and information: (202) 626-3463 or www.dcbar.org.

Wednesday, December 5

STARTING A LAW FIRM: The Practice Management Service Committee of the D.C. Bar presents “Basic Training & Beyond: Day One — How to Start a Law Firm.” The program begins at 9:15 a.m. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K St. N.W. Cost: free. Registration and information: (202) 626-1312 or www.dcbar.org.

Thursday, December 6

RESIDENTIAL FORECLOSURE: Four sections of the District of Columbia Bar present “Residential Foreclosures 2012: Who, What, When, Why, and How.” The program begins at 1 p.m. Speaker: Amy Mix, AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly. Location: D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K St. N.W. Cost: $89, members of sponsoring sections; $99, D.C. Bar members; $129, others. Registration and information: (202) 626-3489 or www.dcbar.org.