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Lessons My Client Taught Me

I was recently at a cocktail party when I was, once again, reminded of the benefits of the collaborative dispute resolution process over a litigated divorce.

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Connecting Abroad

My girlfriend and I went on vacation together to the Azores. It was the first time since I’d been married, over 27 years ago, that I had taken a Girls Only trip.

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Relationships

In the Trenches Part Five

In this blog series, we’ve already explored four break-up negotiations and how they played out after the collaborative facilitators reported on both the clients’ individual and joint goals.

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Relationships

In the Trenches Part Four

In the first three parts of this series on client goals and interests, we examined the actual reports of three different facilitators to their professional teams at the commencement.

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Relationships

In the Trenches Part Three

In the first two parts of this series, we’ve explored two different facilitators’ reports on the clients’ goals and interests, and on their individual and couple idiosyncrasies.

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Relationships

In the Trenches Part Two

When the collaborative facilitator meets with the team’s clients for the first time, usually individually, he asks the clients to describe their goals.

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Relationships

In the Trenches Part One

When the collaborative facilitator meets the team’s clients for the first time, usually individually, she asks them to define their goals.

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Business Sense

It’s All About Credibility

Back in the early ‘90s, when I was a full-time law professor at Stetson, and working on my first appeal to the Florida Supreme Court.

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Business Sense

Follow Up

When you ask for a favor, make it easy for the giver to perform. Include the links to the websites where you want him to post book reviews or testimonials.

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