It Takes The Little Things

In one of my first practice group meetings as a newly trained Collaborative Practitioner more than five years ago the thought came to me that Collaborative Practice is similar to…


Good Divorce, Part Two

Last week, I started my discussion of a marvelous article in The Seattle Times Pacific NW section. In this article, Collaborative law was identified as the way to “do divorce”…


Good Divorce

I recently attended a housewarming party hosted by my niece, which turned into an engagement party when her boyfriend proposed to her. Before he got on his knee, he asked…


Compromise vs Collaboration

THE REPUBLICANS JUST NEED TO COMPROMISE! THE DEMOCRATS JUST NEED TO COMPROMISE! I am getting a bit frustrated (a bit? a whole lot!) at the posturing and finger pointing in…


Barking Less

I am sure you have seen this sign on the back of cars and trucks — they are rather ubiquitous (one of my favorite words). When I once again saw…


Meet Marge James, CPW’s New Blogger!

Climb every mountain. Ford every stream. Follow every byway Till you find your dream. “Climb Every Mountain” from The Sound of Music This is probably the sappiest opening I have…

Collaborative Professionals of Washington is the only state-wide association for legal, financial, mental health and conflict resolution professionals involved in Collaborative Practice across Washington State.

CPW was formed to be the statewide point of contact for the public about Collaborative Practice and coordinates its public outreach efforts with the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) as well as with local Collaborative Practice associations to ensure that our message is consistent, professional and far-reaching. CPW serves as a central resource for training, education, networking and standards of practice for individual practitioners, local community practice groups and associations.

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