WELCOME TO LOS ANGELES COLLABORATIVE FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATION
Collaborative Practice is a voluntary out-of-court process for you and your spouse to resolve the legal, financial and emotional issues of your divorce or separation. You and your spouse are represented by collaboratively trained attorneys. These attorneys are disqualified from representing you in court. Successful teams include coaches for each spouse, the use of a child specialist, and trained divorce financial advisors.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH & LEARNING:
2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 - 7:00 participate in our
Monthly Collaborative Law Study Group & Round-Table Discussions
Held in the Valley and on the west side, this is a great opportunity to network and learn from seasoned professionals.
Contact Michelle Daneshrad for Valley locations: (818) 991-0519 firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Carol Hirshfield & Jena Stara for locations in West Los Angeles:(310) 207-2500 email@example.com GET INVOLVED!
SAVE THESE DATES
FUTURE LACFLA TRAINING DATES ARE ON THE HORIZON
Block out these days on your 2015 calendar:
August 12, 13, 14.
LACFLA IN THE NEWS
JUST ANNOUNCED ~ WOODY MOSTEN PEACEMAKER STUDY GROUP!
January 20, 2015
LACFLA’s partnership with Loyola Law School continues to reap rewards.
On May 27, 2014 the Loyola Collaborative Clinic received the “Outstanding Program Award” by the Board of Supervisors of LA County. Supervisor Ridley-Thomas from the Second District presented the award to Loyola Law School’s Clinic director, Mary Culbert. This was at a televised hearing with hundreds of people present from our community as well as Supervisor’s Knabe, Yarslovsky and Antonovich.
Supervisor Ridley-Thomas commended LACFLA for teaming up with Loyola to provide excellent service to those in need. He described collaborative practice in glowing terms explaining how allied professionals assist parties going thru the divorce process.
This project is a partnership between Loyola's new Collaborative Law Clinic (C-LAW), Loyola's Conciliation and Mediation Assistance Clinic (C-MAC), and Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association.
Congratulations to Mary Culbert of Loyola Law School and Kevin Chroman of LACFLA.
Thank you all for making the Collaborative Law Clinic such an unbridled success! Without you volunteering your time, this would not have been possible.
LACFLA PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE :
I know this is a busy time of the year for everyone, but please be reminded of the importance of member support by renewal of your membership at this time. You can each take advantage of the $25 discount and attend the hotly anticipated, and scarcely offered, January Study Group with the one and only Forrest “Woody” Mosten. Since the Study Group is for members only, it behooves everyone to join now rather than wait. The $25 everyone saves pays the $25 Study Group Fee.
Joe Spirito, LACFLA President, 2014
LACFLA INTRODUCES OUR DECEMBER MEMBER OF THE MONTH
LACLFA'S DISTINGUISHED MEMBERSHIP!
LACFLA proudly tips its hat to our valued supporting members. YOU are LACFLA and we are great because you are one of the family. We wish each of you a happy holiday season and a prosperous 2015!
LACFLA SPOTLIGHT BOARD MEMBER - DECEMBER 2014
EACH OF OUR LACFLA BOARD OF DIRECTORS!
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See new collaborative horizons at Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association’s Monthly Collaborative Law Study Group & Round-Table Discussions
New and Seasoned Collaborators come together to master case success and develop a satisfying and profitable collaborative practice. We will learn about practice-enriching topics and discuss your questions, concerns, goals, and cases. The ValleyWhen: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location:21900 Burbank Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Woodland Hills, California 91367Host: Michelle Daneshrad (818) 991-0519 firstname.lastname@example.org West Los AngelesWhen:1st Friday of each month from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Please BYO brown bag lunch.) Location:11340 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 265, Los Angeles, California 90064Hosts:Carol Hirshfield & Jena Stara (310) 207-2500 email@example.com Light refreshments provided. RSVPs are welcomed, but not necessary. Please let us know if you want a monthly LACFLA Study Group in a new location.
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Marital dissolution is not often merely legal or economic disputes. Because they arise out of the most intimate relationships, they implicate the basic personal, emotional and familial needs of parties and their children. Our court system increasingly has recognized that a judicial decree is far from the final word in a divorce; parental and fiscal responsibilities may last for many years.
The collaborative approach, which includes attorneys for each party, as well as mental health professionals and neutral financial experts to support the family and guide the parties to mutually acceptable resolutions, can provide parties with complementary resources and dispute resolution methods that are simply unavailable in court.
--Ronald M. George, Chief Justice of California Supreme Court of California