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Speakers Bureau

Sara “Olson” Andrew

The Big Bad Wolf is in Family Court Sara “Olson” Andrews goes public for the first time as a member of  Family Innocence. Sara is the grandchild in the infamous Grandparent Visitation case, Olson v. Olson, cited thousands of times by lawyers since published by the Supreme Court in 1995....

Judge Bruce Peterson

A Heart as Big as the World Michelle MacDonald appeared before Judge Bruce Peterson in family court, with one particularly memorable case where her client gave birth to her former husband’s child after their divorce,  and both had remarried.  After months of litigation, following a court...

Jerry Schommer

Connecting the Hearts of People Jerry Schommer celebrates 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Woodcrest Church, in Eagan, where Michelle and her family attend. Prior to planting Woodcrest in 1992, Jerry ministered at Bethany Baptist Church (now Eagle Heights Church) in Omaha, Nebraska. During his...

Joshua Hare

Enjoy the Ride – Breaking the Cycle of Divorce. It’s a separated family reunion as Joshua Hare and his father, Ran, team up with Jeff James to play for Family Innocence, as Joshua’s mother, and extended family, including aunt Theresa and grandparents, proudly watch. Joshua Hare was in...

Judge Stephen Aldrich

Life Without Family Court Judge Stephen Aldrich, ret. practiced law for 25 years, then was a judge for 16 years in civil and family court. He is recognized for his creative approach to resolving family disputes on the bench, including cases where Michelle MacDonald appeared as a lawyer for...

Benedictus Ombuna

Heart Attack in Family Court Benedictus Ombuna is to Family Innocence like Mahatma Ghandi is to the India. “Be the Change You Want to See in the World.” Benedictus’ tragic custody case inspired his attorney, Michelle MacDonald in a prayer for almost-saint Pope John Paul II to intercede for...

Michelle MacDonald

Families are Innocent Beyond A Reasonable Doubt It took attorney Michelle MacDonald 25 years to recognize the way attorneys and courts break up families is beyond-a reasonable-doubt objectionable.Michelle and her clients started “Family Innocence”, a non-profit dedicated to eliminating...

John DeSanto

Not a Place for Family Feuds John DeSanto was the state’s criminal prosecutor in  the most notorious family murders ever — and lived to talk about it.  Now a Judge, he couldn’t make “Talk for Family Innocence” last year, because of a family court trial. This year Judge DeSanto...

Jennifer Morris

Daisy Camp – For Your Ever-Expanding Life. Jennifer Morris is the founder of Daisy Camp, a non-profit organization helping women face divorce by providing financial, legal and practical information from professionals in our community. At Daisy Camp women can step away from busy lives to...

Michael Mulcahy

Mediating Your Divorced Parents – Breaking the Cycle. Attorney Michelle MacDonald almost ran over a jogger when she stopped to ask for directions, on her way to a mediation session with her client, The jogger, Michael Mulcahy, apologized for not being able to help, telling her he was student...

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