Civil Collaborative Practice

While Collaborative Practice originally arose in the family law arena, many lawyers have realized that it is an appropriate tool in other civil cases.

Probate, employment, medical error, and business formation and dissolution are among the most common areas where civil collaborative is being used.

The Global Collaborative Law Council is a growing group of attorneys attorneys committed to assisting clients in managing conflict and resolving disputes without litigation.

Avoiding Litigation: A Guide to Civil Collaborative Law by Sherrie R. Abney describes “a better way” to handle disputes.

I used to follow the professors around saying, "Why do we do it this way?"

Sherrie Abney is an author and co-founder of the Global Collaborative Law Council.
Lawrence Maxwell was a trial lawyer for over 40 years before discovering the collaborative law process.

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Stuffed Elephant as Mascot

The Elephant is our mascot. Around the world, the elephant is a powerful symbol of strength, social bonds, wisdom, dignity, grace, wisdom, confidence, patience, commitment, peace, gentleness, discernment,  intelligence, compassion, collective consciousness, and the removal of obstacles.  This particular elephant is a creative depiction of the Blind Men & the Elephant story. 

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