14dec12:00 pm1:00 pmGuardianship and the Alternatives to Guardianship (Supported Decision Making)More Information12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
In this session, participants will learn about a spectrum of decision-making options available for people with disabilities. We will discuss informal supports, supported decision-making agreements, powers of attorney, and guardianship,
In this session, participants will learn about a spectrum of decision-making options available for people with disabilities. We will discuss informal supports, supported decision-making agreements, powers of attorney, and guardianship, and cover both personal/health care and financial/estate decisions.
- Understand the spectrum of decision-making options
- Understand the process to set up various decision – making tools
- Understand the impact various decision-making tools have on the individual
Presenter: Attorney Victoria Davis Davila received her undergraduate degree from UW-Madison in 2007 and from Marquette University Law School in 2011 with her juris doctorate. She has dedicated her legal career to supporting individuals with disabilities and their families regarding guardianship and decision-making, special education law, estate planning, obtaining services for high-needs children, civil rights, family and juvenile issues. She represents the best interests of children and adults as a guardian ad litem, and volunteers her time to the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic. In 2019, she and her partner founded Davis & Pledl, SC – focusing on disability and civil rights and practicing throughout Wisconsin on state and federal issues. She is the older sibling of a person with disabilities, who led her to pursue this career path. She and her husband live in Milwaukee with their two young daughters.
(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm