High quality legal representation
NACC provides recommendations and resources to promote legal representation best practices.
Children in court need lawyers who have the training, knowledge, capacity, resources, and support to deliver high-quality legal representation. NACC advocates at the state and federal level for policy reforms that advance justice for children and families.
Funding resources describe funding streams for the provision of high-quality legal representation for children, including Title IV-E, federal guidance, and sample state funding agreements.
Standards of Practice are cornerstone documents that guide the work of attorneys representing children, parents, or agencies.
NACC’s Children’s Law Office Project helps improve child law office operations and management, and support child welfare law leaders.
Legal Representation Policy Resources include information on child welfare law policy, research on legal representation practices, and more..
Become an NACC Member
Your Practice is our purpose
Join the NACC Community! NACC provides training and resources to attorneys, advocates, and professionals who work in child welfare law. NACC also works to improve the system alongside children and families. NACC promotes excellence, builds community, and advances justice.
Benefits of Membership
- The Guardian law journal
- Member Webinars
- Listserv and Member Directory
- Annual conference discount
- Discount on trainings, CWLS certification, and publications