• Beyond the Bench Podcast, Season 2: Episode 5 – The Child’s Voice in Court: The Role of the Guardian ad Litem

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    We’re back with Episode 5, “The Child’s Voice in Court: The Role of the Guardian ad Litem,” for our Beyond the Bench Season 2 podcast. In this episode, we take a break from our court cases to focus on the child. Find out how the child’s perspective is represented in court, through a guardian ad litem and the child him or herself.

    Listed in order of appearance, featured guest interviewees include:

    • Cindy Bizzell, GAL Services Administrator, NC Guardian ad Litem Program
    • Deana Fleming, Associate Counsel, NC Guardian ad Litem Program
    • Carmen Mugge, GAL Volunteer, Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program
    • David “Dee” Hord, Attorney Advocate, Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program
    • Honorable Denise Hartsfield, Judicial District 21 (Forsyth County)
    • Honorable Cheri Siler-Mack, Judicial District 12 (Cumberland County), and
    • Honorable J. Corpening II, Chief District Court Judge, Judicial District 5 (New Hanover and Pender Counties

    You can listen to this (and past) episodes on our podcast website or through Itunes and Stitcher. I hope you like it. Please share your feedback and don’t forget to leave a review if you listen through Itunes or Stitcher.

     

     

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