GUARDIANSHIP PANEL DISCUSSION

Online Training EVENT

GUARDIANSHIP PANEL DISCUSSION members of the panel will speak to their experiences as legal guardians for adults with disabilities at the state and county level. This training will discuss the guardianship role in the Adult Protective Service legal process, work through creative solutions to ensure visitation rights for adults with disabilities and other unique cases by case circumstances. DHS/NCG approved for 1.5 CEU and (pending) MCLE approval.

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Where: WebEx link – Register Below
Cost: FREE

About our panel:

Ellen Byron has been the downstate Managing Attorney with the Office of State Guardian since November 2018. She works in the East Central Regional office in Champaign. Prior to OSG, she worked closely with the State Ombudsman and Adult Protective Services programs at the Illinois Department on Aging.

Matt Myrick is a Nationally Certified Guardian and currently the Public Guardian/Administrator for Edgar County. He has held that position since 2013. He was previously the Public Guardian/Administrator for Vermilion County from 2010 through 2018. Matt is a licensed Realtor and a full-time police officer.

John Brown is a Nationally Certified Guardian and currently the Public Guardian for Champaign County. He has held that position since 2012. Prior to being appointed as the Public Guardian, he spent four years as the assistant Public Guardian for Champaign County. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in Administration of Justice and a Graduate Certificate from the University of Virginia in Criminal Justice Education. He also serves as a police lieutenant at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he has been a police officer for over 29 years.

Sharon Rudy, J.D., NCG is engaged in the private practice of law in Rockford. She is a solo attorney; her practice is concentrated in adult guardianship, mental health, estate administration and representation of victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation. Ms. Rudy is the former Public Guardian and Public Administrator for Winnebago and Boone Counties.

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