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Toronto Star > Soothing the Aggressive Attorney

August 22, 2013

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From Peter Small: Good lawyers are fearless adversaries, smart, tough and, when need be, aggressive. Or so they’ve been taught. But can a lawyer be a healer? Is there a better way of practicing law that leaves both counsel and client more satisfied? A growing number think so. Advertisements

Interaction Consultants > Understanding Collaborative Team Models

July 21, 2013

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From Gary Direnfield, MSW, RSW: Four team models evolved over those years in the health and mental health literature. The four models arise depending on if other professionals are invited to participate and how these other professionals are then organized to participate once invited. The four team models are unidisciplinary, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary. The […]

Be-Fulfilled.org > Would You Hire a Lawyer to Fix Your Car?

July 21, 2013

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From Robert Harvie, Esq., Past President of the Association of Collaborative Lawyers of Alberta: As lawyers, if our clients expressed a frustration with their motor vehicle during the collaborative process, we would be highly unlikely, to say, “Well, tell you what, let me have a look at it.” What lawyer would suggest to a client […]

The Huffington Post > Is Collaborative Divorce a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing?

July 21, 2013

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From Georgialee Lang, Esq.: To experienced family law lawyers there was nothing new about four-way settlement meetings. They had been the basis for settlement discussions for decades.