May 20, 2016
Privileged, awed, inspired, encouraged, validated, motivated, and frustrated were all feelings I had during my experience as a law student intern, with the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, more specifically the Access to Collaboration Task... READ THE FULL POST 2 comments in this post
May 20, 2016
The IACP Access to Collaboration Task Force is charged with administering the Access to Collaboration grant program and monitoring the progress of grant recipients, as well as collecting and disseminating to IACP members information about Access to Collaboration.
In additio... READ THE FULL POST
August 26, 2014
Are you a newly-trained Collaborative practitioner who is frustrated? Have you gone through basic training, joined the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and paid membership dues into a local practice group, yet you have not had your first Collaborative ca... READ THE FULL POST 1 comments in this post
July 15, 2014
One of the key skills to being a good Collaborative attorney is “letting go.” In order to let a client and a couple self-determine their resolution, we have to let go of the idea of winning and losing, the idea of what “should” happen, and the idea th... READ THE FULL POST 2 comments in this post
July 07, 2014
I can’t imagine a better starting for Collaborative Practice in our country. We wanted to introduce Collaborative Practice in civil disputes and so invited Paul Faxon, Susan Miller and Linda Cohan to provide an introductory training in Madrid. In order to help bus... READ THE FULL POST
July 03, 2014
Is your Practice Group struggling with how to attract more Collaborative work?
Too often our members take Collaborative Practice training and then wonder “Where are my Collaborative cases?” They may also look to you, their Practice Group leader, aski... READ THE FULL POST
December 04, 2013
I don my armor with its collected dents from hard fought battles.
Who can remember which were wins and which losses?
Weren’t they all both?
Even the wins, I think, were more loss than win.
It is hot in here.
Perhaps a foreshadowing of my end.... READ THE FULL POST 3 comments in this post
June 03, 2013
What contributes to a “successful” Collaborative case?
What causes a case to be regarded as less than “successful”?
How often is a full Collaborative team used in your Practice Group?
What is the rate of settlement of Collaborative cases in your Prac... READ THE FULL POST 2 comments in this post
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 2 comments in this post
March 07, 2013
Does your Practice Group have a Strategic Plan?
Do you want one?
Practice groups often grapple with the issue of long-range planning. It’s easy to get bogged down in the day to day details of running an organization and much tougher to maintain focus on b... READ THE FULL POST 2 comments in this post
January 16, 2013
How to Avoid the Claim that “YOU AREN’T VERY COLLABORATIVE”
You know, to be truthful, authentic Collaborative work requires working from our authentic selves. Why? The disclaimer provision (the requirement of withdrawal from representation if sett... READ THE FULL POST 6 comments in this post
December 12, 2012
I adopted José, a 10-pound Chihuahua, at the “Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo” pet rescue/adoption event. I initially brought him into the office for the day because he had not yet integrated with the other dogs I had at home. However, his first day ... READ THE FULL POST 1 comments in this post