Practice Group health is essential to the health of Collaborative Practice as a whole. Much of the energy that we put into our practice group work involves intra-Practice Group relations.…

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Most family law attorneys who have taken an introductory collaborative law training are sold on the concept. It is great for clients because they work together, focus on the future,…

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You may have heard of the reasons clients choose the collaborative method to resolve their legal and family disputes: Respect is fostered. Communication is enhanced. Privacy is maintained. Solutions are…

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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…

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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”…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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