For the Collaborative Law process to work, both clients must be willing to resolve the dispute and to work toward that end, which includes fully disclosing all relevant information. If there has been physical or substance abuse or criminal activity, Collaborative Law may not be an appropriate choice. Please consult with an attorney trained in Collaborative Law to determine what is appropria…
26 years experience in family law as a lawyer, negotiator and Collaborative Professional
Advanced training in Collaborative Divorce Team model and proven successful outcomes
Emphasize providing informed choices to clients for positive, long term resolutions of family law issues
Caring, compassionate, and effective advocate
Alaska Bar Association and American Bar Association
Alaska Association of Collaborative Professionals
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
I am glad that you have found your way to the website of the Alaska Association of Collaborative Professionals. You can find additional helpful information at www.collaborativepractice.com.
Collaborative law provides an excellent alternative approach to addressing divorce, child custody and other family disputes that are traditionally handled by the legal system. Divorce is an emotional process, and it can be emotionally, legally and financially overwhelming. If not handled well, it can be stressful or even damaging to your children.
Working through the collaborative process allows you to actively participate in shaping your own future, whether you are working with me or with other collaborative professionals that you will find on this website. Collaborative team members will help you to identify what is most important for you, in a respectful, supportive process that will spare you from the cost and uncertainty of ongoing legal battles.
I have 32 years of experience, working almost exclusively in the areas of divorce, child custody and adoption. I handle both trial court matters and appeals.