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Reinventing the Practice of Law

Lawyer as Peacemaker


What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Collaborative Law and Interdisciplinary Team Collaborative Practice

January 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This will be a short introduction to collaborative law as it is actually being practiced in the U.S and Canada. The program will present the basic elements of collaborative law and interdisciplinary team collaborative practice, along with discussion of key best practices and ethical concerns associated with helping clients make informed divorce process choices. The Uniform Collaborative Law Act/Rules will be mentioned, as will the third edition of the ABA book, Collaborative Law: Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce Without Litigation, and applicable international standards and ethics.

Speaker: Pauline Tesler  

Latest Developments

The Collaborative Law Process Act: The Future Is Now (The Florida Bar Journal, April 2017)

The Benefits of Using Collaborative Law with a Family Law Case (Maryland State Bar Association Bar Bulletin, September 15, 2016)

Collaborative law: practicing family law with heart (Massachusetts Lawyers Journal (May/June 2016)

Lawyers as peacemakers (The Iowa Lawyer, April 2016)

Divorce with Dignity: Using the Collaborative Law Approach to Achieve Procedural, Substantive and Psychological Satisfaction (Vermont Bar Journal, Spring 2016)

Collaborative law for low and modest means clients (Mass Bar Lawyers Journal, August 2015)

The Uniform Collaborative Law Act: Michigan Not Left Behind (Michigan Bar Journal, June 2015)

Time to assess your legal health and act in your best interest (Exchange Morning Post, April 16, 2015)

Today’s Tech: How A Solo Lawyer Uses Web-Based Technology During Mediations (Above the Law, March 26, 2015)

Lessons Learned from Peacemaking: Mediation as a Healing Art (Arizona Attorney, February 2015)

Famous Family Mediator Forrest Mosten Will Answer Your Questions on Family Matters VoiceAmerica Show (Digital Journal)

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