NCCCLA Featured in Lawyers Weekly

Bill Cresenzo details the practical benefits of the enactment of HB 32, formally recognizing Collaborative Law as another option for resolving civil disputes. The articles includes insights from two Collaborative Law Board Members, John Sarrat and Colleen Byers. Click the link to read more. And if you are interested in... Continue Reading

Why Collaborative Law for These Times of Change?

              Challenges lead to Change. Traditional means and methods are often left behind and new technologies become commonplace when we emerge from shared crisis.   Will this change benefit clients?               The business of traditional litigation and trial work is going to change, and these changes will be client driven.  The... Continue Reading

Collaborative Law Is Open For Business

It’s hard to believe that our lives have been altered so dramatically and so quickly. On New Year’s Day this year, who had even heard of the coronavirus or COVID-19? In less than three months it seems as though everything has changed. Schools and businesses are closed. Stay at Home... Continue Reading

Bartina Edwards: The Collaborator

For more than thirty years, Bartina Edwards has been an entrepreneur, a small business owner, and an advocate for employers and employees, alike. Bartina’s perspective is shaped by her unique background, which includes: ten years of experience in the banking industry; experience owning and managing a staffing and consulting agency;... Continue Reading

Bill Blancato: The Collaborator

An environmental thought-leader (read: here or here), an advocate for children’s rights (read: here), and a compassionate advocate for preserving North Carolina’s history thoughtfully and empathetically (read: here), that’s Bill Blancato. But, he’s also someone he believes strongly in the value and efficacy of resolving civil disputes collaboratively. So much... Continue Reading

Jeffrey Batts: The Collaborator

A Relational Case for Collaborative Law How do you build a successful law practice in a community where everyone may know everyone’s name? In a place where six degrees of separation never exist (because everyone likely is more closely connected)? Answer: relationships. What happens when you realize the traditional method... Continue Reading