Building a Successful Collaborative Family Law Practice

    Building a Successful Collaborative Family Law Practice

    Building a Successful Collaborative Family Law Practice

    ISBN: 978-1-64105-241-2
    Product Code: 5130231
    August 2018, 7 x 10, Paperback

    "This book provides a roadmap for those who have been trained in collaborative practice and want a resource to help build a sustainable flow of collaborative cases and of out-of-court settlement work….This book provides a wide resource of those steps; steps that can be applied not only by lawyers but by all professionals who work in the Collaborative model." – From the Foreword by Nancy Cameron

    This new book, edited by Forrest S. Mosten, an experienced mediator and Collaborative practitioner, and Adam Cordover, an attorney with insights as an emerging leader in the Collaborative movement, puts the spotlight on the wisdom and practice-derived insights of 25 authors who command vast experience in the trenches of their Collaborative practices.

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    Prologue: Making Collaborative and Non-Court Practice Your Day Job – Forrest S. Mosten & Adam B. Cordover
    Chapter 1: Lawyers as Peacemakers. Really?!? Yes, Really. – David Hoffman
    Chapter 2: How Collaborative Practice Will Improve Your Profitability – Robert Merlin
    Chapter 3: Redefining Your Practice Signature and Creating a Profitable Peacemaking Practice – Kevin Scudder
    Chapter 4: How Many Hats Can You Wear? Assessing If You Can Be a Collaborative Professional and Still Litigate – Carl Michael Rossi
    Chapter 5: Being A Client Leader: The Art of Gaining New Collaborative Clients – Rich Grof
    Chapter 6: Effectively Marketing Your Collaborative Practice – Gary Direnfeld
    Chapter 7: Creating Collaborative Office Space – Zanita Zacks-Gabriel
    Chapter 8: Integrating Technology into Your Collaborative Practice – Brian Galbraith
    Chapter 9: Getting Buy-In for a Collaborative Approach from the Other Spouse and Attorney – Enid Miller Ponn
    Chapter 10: The First Client Meeting: Gateway to a Collaborative Case – Bev Churchill
    Chapter 11: Gaining Success at the First Joint Collaborative Meeting – Jeremy Gaies
    Chapter 12: Fine-Tuning Your Collaborative Team – Lara Traum
    Chaoter 13: Developing a Range of Collaborative Models: One Size Does Not Fit All – Ronald D. Ousky
    Chapter 14: Mediation and Collaboration: Harnessing Potential Synergy – Elizabeth Potter Scully
    Chapter 15: Traits and Skills of a Highly Effective Financial Neutral – J. David Harper
    Chapter 16: Collaborative Child Specialists: Traditional and Expanded Roles – Kathleen Zumpano
    Chapter 17: Using Behavioral Health Professionals in Family Law – Nancy Retsinas and Susan Buniva – includes Supplemental Practice Tips by Melissa Sulkowski
    Chapter 18: Collaborative Marriage Planning – Dennis Lerner
    Chapter19: Modifying Existing Agreements with a Collaborative Approach – Kimberly Stamatelos
    Chapter 20: Avoiding and Handling Termination of the Collaborative Process – Michael V. FancherChapter 21: Civil Collaborative Practice: The New Way to Do Business – Sherrie R. AbneyChapter 22: Collaborative Practice as a Business – Brian Galbraith
    Conclusion: Next Steps to Develop Your Collaborative Practice – Forrest S. Mosten and Adam B. Cordover
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