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Great meeting in Zurich!

by Talia Katz April 19, 2013

What a wonderful day I had in beautiful Zurich, meeting with local leaders Katja Ziehe, Miriam Spiegel, Michael Salzer, Carola Reetz, Peter Dunner, Nina Lang and members of the Zurich practice group. This was the first practice group meeting I attended during this visit to E...  READ THE FULL POST

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Collaborative Leadership in Ireland

by Talia Katz April 19, 2013

From left, Patricia Mallon, Seamus Boyle, Jemima Brookman, Eoin O'Connor, Muriel Walls, Orlaith McCarthy, Mary O'Neill, Catriona Murray, Joe Maguire, Colm Murphy. What an amazing day I spent in Ireland! I was invited to attend the board meeting of ACP, the Irish national CP ...  READ THE FULL POST

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An afternoon with Resolution in London

by Talia Katz April 18, 2013

Great meeting on Monday with the leadership of Resolution! Pictured are Kim Beatson, Sarah Lloyd, Jo Edwards and Colin Jones. Resolution is the premier organization in England for family law – supporting family lawyers, mediators and Collaborative practitioners through...  READ THE FULL POST

Meet Anne from Glasgow

by Talia Katz April 15, 2013

I had such a lovely time today meeting with Anne Dick, from Glasgow, representing Consensus Scotland. Anne was kind enough to travel to London to meet with me here. By all accounts, the Collaborative community in Scotland is thriving! After catching their collective breathe ...  READ THE FULL POST

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My day in Lille, France

by Talia Katz April 15, 2013

If you’ve not yet met, it is my pleasure to introduce you to Dominique Lopez-Eychenie and Brigitte Bogucki, two Collaborative lawyers who have been at the forefront of the development of Collaborative Practice in France. In our day together in Lille, we spoke a lot abo...  READ THE FULL POST

The UCLA --- Moving Forward by Harry Tindall, J. Mark Weiss and Maury White

by Guest Blogger April 09, 2013

How do you get the UCLA to become law? We will be discussing this topic on an upcoming phone bridge hosted by the IACP Practice Group Development Committee. IACP members will receive more details about this presentation via email very soon.   In the meantime, we would l...  READ THE FULL POST

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Those Crazy Minnesotans... "Here they go again"

by Ron Ousky April 08, 2013

We are about to do something a little crazy in Minnesota.  Yes, again. We have publicly proclaimed our intention to grow Collaborative Practice by 50% in our community in one year. And we intend to succeed.    Why have we put so much on this solitary goal...  READ THE FULL POST

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Options for Consideration

by Mark Weiss April 08, 2013

In Collaborative Practice, we work with clients so they can choose the best available solution for them. Choosing the best available solution implies that the clients have considered alternatives before making their selection. Of course, this only works if there are several ...  READ THE FULL POST

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Meeting our friends in Europe!

by Talia Katz April 08, 2013

I am about to embark on a very special and exciting adventure – a journey which will provide some invaluable face time with our Collaborative colleagues in Europe. I’m on my way for two weeks of travel in and around France, England, Ireland, Switzerland and Italy...  READ THE FULL POST

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Blaming the Process

by Mark Weiss April 07, 2013

When has litigation failed? I sometimes hear litigators assert that the Collaborative process has “failed” and give harsh criticism about the process. You may have heard a litigator expound on a client story and blame the Collaborative process for the experience....  READ THE FULL POST