Trial Techniques for Collaborative Divorce

Sorrell Trope Family Law Trial Institute

Presented by: Los Angeles County Bar Association Distinguished Judges and Attorneys

Title: “Trial Techniques”

When & Where: March 11, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Century City

Description: The Panel of Judges & Attorneys Presented on Trial Techniques for family law cases. Good + not-so-good demonstrations on how to present your clients case at trial.

Family Law Symposium

LA County Bar Family Law Symposium

Presented by: Judge Hank Goldberg, David Kuroda, Dvorah Markman, Bruce Cooperman, Fern Salka

When & Where: May 6, 2017 at the Universal Hilton Hotel

Description: “The Art of Persuading your Client” – A Litigator, Mediator, Collaborative Professional, Judge

Collaborative Divorce

CPCal PCI (Pre Conference Institute)

Presented by: Jim Hallet with 5 others including Woody Mosten

Title: Marketing Collaborative Divorce

When: April 28, 2017

Description: Annual CPCal Conference included a Friday Pre-Conference Institute on Collaborative Marketing.

consensual dispute resolution

Dr. Constance Ahrons

“Trends in Collaborative Divorce”

Date: Jan 29, 2017

Dr. Constance Ahrons, author of “The Good Divorce” and “We’re Still Family” spoke at the ABD retreat. Dr. Ahrons spoke about her experiences over time practicing collaborative divorce and consensual dispute resolution (CDR).


From the Kids Perspective: Co-Parenting Through Divorce

Vi Ballard & Paula March


3rd Saturday,  9am-12pm, $75/person

ABD mental health professionals Vi Ballard & Paula March facilitate a co-parenting class “From the Kids Perspective: Co-Parenting Through Divorce” the third Saturday of every month at the Collaborative Center of Southern California in Hermosa Beach. For more information call Paula March at 310-245- 6814.

Brain Warrior

Amen “Brain Warrior” Conference – Costa Mesa, CA

Dr. Daniel Amen

“A Healthy Brain”

Dates: Jan 27 – Jan 29

Vi Ballard, MFT recently attended a 3 day conference on the brain + how to keep it healthy. The Amen clinic does SPECT scans of one’s brain then the scan is “read” + ways to keep your brain healthy are recommended.

For more information call Vi Ballard, MFT at 310-373- 7994.