Category: Collab Practice

The Uniform Collaborative Law Act’s Contribution to Informed Client Decision Making in Choosing a Dispute Resolution Process author.

The Uniform Collaborative Law Act’s Contribution to Informed Client Decision Making in Choosing a Dispute Resolution Process

This Article describes how lawyers can implement the requirements of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act to obtain clients’ informed consent....

By Forrest (Woody) Mosten, John Lande
Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video

Greg Bourne discusses how both art (intuition and experience), as well as science (theory and structure) are part of the...

By Greg Bourne
The Peacemaking Option For Divorce And Dissolution Of Domestic Partnerships: How Family Scientists Support Interest Based Conciliation And What This Means For Separating Couples author.

The Peacemaking Option For Divorce And Dissolution Of Domestic Partnerships: How Family Scientists Support Interest Based Conciliation And What This Means For Separating Couples

Introduction Anyone who has experienced ‘adversarial divorce by Court process’ knows that it is toxic, uncontrolled and uncontrollable, destructively expensive,...

By Thurman W. Arnold III
The Promise and Perils of Collaborative Law author.

The Promise and Perils of Collaborative Law

Originally published in Dispute Resolution Magazine, Vol. 12, p. 29, Fall 2005 - republished with permissionGetting people to use an...

By John Lande
The Psychology Of Mediation, Part I:  The Mediator’s Issues Of Self And Identity author.

The Psychology Of Mediation, Part I: The Mediator’s Issues Of Self And Identity

NOTE: The following article is excerpted from Elizabeth Bader’s forthcoming article in the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal. It has...

By Elizabeth Bader
Book Review Of Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going To Court author.

Book Review Of Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families Without Going To Court

"We had to learn ourselves, and furthermore we had to teach the despairing men, that it did not matter what...

By Nan Burnett
Pearlstein, Arthur: Directly Supplying ADR Providers for Market’s Demand – Video author.

Pearlstein, Arthur: Directly Supplying ADR Providers for Market’s Demand – Video

Arthur Pearlstein describes how the Werner Institute prepares students to meet the market's demands for dispute resolution.

By Arthur Pearlstein
Susan Carpenter: Court v. Conciliation – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Court v. Conciliation – Video

Susan Carpenter talks about the importance of having both a court system along with conciliation and mediation processes because they...

By Susan Carpenter
Confidentiality in Collaborative Cases After Thottam author.

Confidentiality in Collaborative Cases After Thottam

An earlier version of this article was first published in the Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire (CCRE) Civil Collaborative...

By Elizabeth Bader
Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Teaching Negotiation – Video author.

Menkel-Meadow, Carrie: Teaching Negotiation – Video

Carrie Menkel-Meadow teaches negotiation highlighting four different models and she believes that it is important to teach all four models.

By Carrie J. Menkel-Meadow
McKnight, Marilyn: Social Work Background as Mediator – Video author.

McKnight, Marilyn: Social Work Background as Mediator – Video

Marilyn McKnight discusses her background in social work and how it has affected her work as a mediator.

By Marilyn McKnight
McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video author.

McIssac, Hugh: Transformative Mediation Approach – Video

Hugh McIssac discusses the transformative approach and how it is closer to a therapeutic process than one where the main...

By Hugh McIssac
Meierding, Nina: Influential Experts – Video author.

Meierding, Nina: Influential Experts – Video

Nina Meierding describes different expert mediators that have influenced her in different fields within mediation including custody disputes, domestic violence,...

By Nina Meierding
Larry Susskind: Two Sources of Resistance to Mediation – Video author.

Larry Susskind: Two Sources of Resistance to Mediation – Video

Larry Susskind speaks of the resistance to mediation as coming from two sources - people of authority and power who...

By Larry Susskind
New Article from John Lande author.

New Article from John Lande

Just up: Lande's 50 page The Movement Toward Early Case Handling in Courts and Private Dispute Resolution Contents; Early Case...

By Geoff Sharp
What Collaborative Counsel Does For The Collaborative Client author.

What Collaborative Counsel Does For The Collaborative Client

Collaborative law is a form of alternative dispute resolution for divorcing couples who prefer not to endure litigation, but desire...

By Laurie Israel
Rose, Chip: Beginnings of Collaborative Law – Video author.

Rose, Chip: Beginnings of Collaborative Law – Video

Chip Rose talks about his first introduction to collaborative law and how it seemed to fill the gap between traditional...

By Chip Rose
They Started To Fight When The Money Got Tight author.

They Started To Fight When The Money Got Tight

The value of Sandy and Rob’s house is falling. The prospect of acquiring one let alone two alternative homes is...

By Richard Sharp
Common Misconceptions About Cooperative Legal Practice author.

Common Misconceptions About Cooperative Legal Practice

Pauline Tesler, a prominent leader of the Collaborative Practice movement, complained about critics using a “doubting game” to unfairly criticize...

By John Lande
Collaborative Law and Intellectual Property Cases author.

Collaborative Law and Intellectual Property Cases

Guest Blog Post by Tamera H. Bennett Thank you to Victoria Pynchon for allowing me to be a guest blogger. In...

By Victoria Pynchon
Mediation’s Kissing Cousin: Collaborative Law author.

Mediation’s Kissing Cousin: Collaborative Law

In Practical Insights from an Empirical Study of Cooperative Lawyers in Wisconsin John Lande outlines the results of a 2008...

By Geoff Sharp
Developing Better Lawyers and Lawyering Practices author.

Developing Better Lawyers and Lawyering Practices

This article provides an overview of a symposium sponsored by the University of Missouri Center for the Study of Dispute...

By John Lande
Adding Cooperative Practice to the ADR Toolkit, Part Four author.

Adding Cooperative Practice to the ADR Toolkit, Part Four

This is one of Guest Blogger Law Professor John Lande’s posts in his series “Adding Cooperative Practice to the ADR...

By Gini Nelson
Report from the Wingspread Conference on Domestic Violence and Family Courts author.

Report from the Wingspread Conference on Domestic Violence and Family Courts

Thanks to the Association of Conciliation Courts (www.afccnet.org) for permission to republish this important report.Introduction Although domestic violence is commonly...

By Clare Dalton, Nancy Ver Steegh
John Lande Awarded the CPR Institute’s 2007 Award for Outstanding Original Professional Article author.

John Lande Awarded the CPR Institute’s 2007 Award for Outstanding Original Professional Article

Congratulations to John Lande for receiving the 2007 CPR Award for Outstanding Original Professional Article in the 24th Annual Awards...

By Gini Nelson
The Client-Centered Process: Common Ground for Mediators And Collaborative Professionals author.

The Client-Centered Process: Common Ground for Mediators And Collaborative Professionals

First published in ACR Family News Quartely and the Collaborative Review of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, February 2008....

By Chip Rose
The ABA Approves the Oxymoron of Collaborative Litigation author.

The ABA Approves the Oxymoron of Collaborative Litigation

The ABA Ethics Committee has given the green light to collaborative law agreements -- considered unethical in Colorado -- so...

By Victoria Pynchon
Collaborative Law – The Magic of Counterpart Counsel author.

Collaborative Law – The Magic of Counterpart Counsel

At some point during a divorce process, everyone meets -- there is a four-way meeting of the divorcing parties and...

By Laurie Israel
Collaborative Law As Limited Scope Representation author.

Collaborative Law As Limited Scope Representation

From the Blog of Phyllis G. Pollack.       In one of my earlier blogs, I discussed an Ethics Opinion issued by...

By Phyllis Pollack
Tips For Parents Engaged In The Collaborative Family Law Process author.

Tips For Parents Engaged In The Collaborative Family Law Process

An earlier version of this paper under the same title written by Gay G. Cox has been published with permission...

By Gay Cox

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