Oct
15
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn - How to Talk with a Prospective Client About Collaborative Law

BY: NANCY RETSINAS, JD

Episode 1 of the Pollack/Heenan video series. This video:

  • Demonstrates how a collaborative attorney develops rapport with a potential client and addresses the many questions clients have about how to get divorce

  • Shows how the attorney responds to challenging questions, including the benefits and costs of a collaborative Team of professionals and the meaning of the disqualification agreement

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Nov
19
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn - Coach Conducts Initial Interview with Collaborative Law Client

BY: NANCY RETSINAS, JD

Episode 2 of the Pollack/Heenan video series. This video:

  • Demonstrates how the coach develops rapport with a new client and educates the client about the coach’s role

  • Shows how the coach helps the client identify possible ‘triggers’ that could intensify emotions and makes mini-contracts with each client to coach them during the meetings

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Dec
17
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn - Building the Collaborative Law Team

BY: NANCY RETSINAS, JD

Episode 3 of the Pollack/Heenan video series. This video:

  • Demonstrates how the professionals build their team, develop rapport and determine how they will work together

  • Shows how they describe their respective roles, establish Team norms, and decide how they would like to receive feedback

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Lunch & Learn - The Initial Joint Collaborative Meeting
Sep
17
12:00 PM12:00

Lunch & Learn - The Initial Joint Collaborative Meeting

BY: NANCY RETSINAS, JD

Join Two Rivers Institute for Dispute Resolution for a special Lunch & Learn!

BRING YOUR OWN GRUB

Come any time 11:30 or after to help set up chairs and tables. Program begins at noon.

No charge. No CLE credits granted.

TOPIC: The Initial Joint Collaborative Meeting -- we will talk about how to prepare and participate in the initial joint meeting, and view and discuss the Rita Pollack and Cathy Heenan video entitled "Initial FIve-Way Meeting". Discussion facilitated by Nancy Retsinas

The video - The Initial Five-Way Meeting - shows how many of the important tasks are accomplished at the initial collaborative meeting. How does the team of professionals, the attorneys and neutral coach, set a collaborative tone and accomplish these tasks with the clients? This 30 minute video, of a normally two hour meeting, demonstrates how the professionals carefully address with the clients, all of the issues on the Agenda: clarifying roles, identifying goals, generating guidelines for effective communication and addressing the legal issues to be covered.

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Mastery Skills - Setting the Tone for Collaborative Problem Solving
Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

Mastery Skills - Setting the Tone for Collaborative Problem Solving

BY: NANCY RETSINAS, JD &

KATHLEEN ZUMPANO, MA, LMFT

$195 for Attorneys and Financial Professionals

$140 for Mental Health Professionals and Non-Attorney Mediators

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Ethics Cafe - Informed Consent in Collaborative Divorce
May
21
12:00 PM12:00

Ethics Cafe - Informed Consent in Collaborative Divorce

BY: NANCY RETSINAS, JD &

KATHLEEN ZUMPANO, MA, LMFT

$90 for Attorneys and Financial Professionals

$75 for Mental Health Professionals and Non-Attorney Mediators

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