Collaborative Practice Seminar

Understanding the Collaborative Process

Warren Sacks, CPA, CFF
Paula March, LCSW, BCD
Erin McGaughey, ESQ
Dawn Strachan, CDFA

Understanding the Collaborative Process
June 12, 2018 – 1:30-3:00pm

Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center, 11022 Aviation Blvd. Los Angeles, California

Understanding the collaborative process and what makes the collaborative process different from litigation, mediation and traditional lawyer negotiations. We discussed how each member on the team contributes to the collaborative process. We discussed what it means to be “client centered” and the importance of interest based negotiations and communications.

Better Parenting Better Divorce

Presenters: Vi Ballard, LMFT, Paula March, LCSW, Judy Colich, LMFT

Topic: A Parenting class for those going through a high conflict divorce and want to protect their children from the conflict.

Date -Time: Next class beings on Tuesday March 13, 2018

Description: Learn skills to protect your children from emotional harm. Learn skills to resolve disputes. Learn how to control your anger.

 

Contact: Vi Ballard310-373-7994

White Zuckerman Family Law Case Update

White Zuckerman Family Law Case Update

Presented by Ken Harvey, Esq. & David Yamamoto, Esq.

New Family Law Case Update

Date: 1/8/18

Where: McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurant, El Segundo, California

 

Ken & David presented to the White Zuckerman South Bay Family Law Study Group on important cases that came out in 2017 from the California Supreme Court and California Court of Appeals.

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Fundamentals of Collaborative Practice

The global interdisciplinary conflict resolution process known as Collaborative Practice started right here in California!  Collaborative Practice pioneers and leaders–Pauline Tesler, Esq.George Richardson, Esq. and Joseph Spirito, Jr., Esq.–graciously agreed to present Fundamentals of Collaborative Practice for LMIC members (1.5 Hrs General).  Learn about the tools, rules and infrastructure that sets this process apart from litigation, mediation and arbitration.

As always, our on-demand CLE provides you with free, participatory credits.  To watch on your desktop, click here or download the app on your mobile device.

 

MCLE ON THE GO!

LMIC MCLE is now available for iOS and Android phones and tablets users!  Please click one of the links to download the app from Apple App store and Google Play directly.

Mental Health of Children in Divorce

How Parents Can Help Kids Deal with Divorce

David Kuroda MSW ’72 has spent his career advocating for children—and healthy divorces.

OVER HIS DECADES-LONG career as a social worker, counselor and mediator, David Kuroda MSW ’72 has helped some 8,000 families navigate the stress of separation and divorce.

He has seen firsthand that dividing a family is never easy, but it doesn’t have to come at the cost of a child’s well-being. “It’s not the divorce that hurts children,” he says. “It’s the way parents get divorced, and the amount of conflict between them, that harms children.” Read More