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Collaborative Conflict Resolution: The New Uniform Act and How to Apply It

Civil Collaborative Law CLE and Training

February 18 & 19, 2021

Collaborative Conflict Resolution training is for litigators, mediators, and lawyers in a broad range of practice areas, including corporate, construction, employment, trust and estate, and divorce law. This training is also applicable for anyone else looking for a more efficient and more effective way to resolve legal disputes without destroying valuable relationships.

The Collaborative Conflict Resolution CLE will do at least two things for you: first, you will be introduced to, and learn how to, practice an area of law that will empower you to resolve civil disputes without ever having to file a lawsuit. In a time where lawyers have been forced to reevaluate that which is truly necessary, collaborative law intercedes as a means to a more efficient end. The resulting efficiency will be to your clients’ benefits. Second, it will introduce you to a group of seasoned litigators turned collaborators. Their vested interest in collaboration contemplates a vested interest in you. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn about a novel area of the law from attorneys who are genuinely interested in, and will invest their time, helping you grow your collaborative law practice.

The CLE delivery comes in two forms: pre-recorded content (5.5 hours); and live, virtual programming (8.5 hours) taking place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 18th, and Friday, February 19th. The full agenda is available here.

Total CLE Hours: 14

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CLE Training – Pre-recorded

Pre-Recorded CLE Content

The pre-recorded collaborative CLE content will be made available at least 2 weeks before the live, virtual programming, which will take place on February 18th and 19th. All participants must watch all of the pre-recorded content on their own schedule in advance of the first day of this training. The pre-recorded content introduces the mechanics of a collaborative practice, as outlined in the below sessions:

CLE Training – Live, virtual training

Live, Virtual Training

Feb 18th & 19th: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

During these two half days, participants will participate in the following interactive workshops and breakout sessions.

  • Effective Facilitation for Collaborative Attorneys
  • Introduction and Analysis of Collaborative Case Study
  • Breakout: Practicing One-on-One Initial Client Interview
  • Nonviolent Communication Exercise
  • Breakout: Introduction to Interest-Based Negotiation Model and Nonviolent Communication
  • Breakout: Practicing Effective Facilitation
  • Disciplined Listening Techniques
  • The Corporate Opportunity
  • How to use collaborative law with Family owned business disputes
  • Effective Use of Collaborative Conflict Resolution for GCs
  • The Private Practice Opportunity
  • How to use collaborative conflict resolution techniques in Trust, Estate and fiduciary disputes, employment disputes, construction disputes, etc.
  • Making the Case for Collaborative – Where, Why and How Collaborative would work in your particular practice area
  • #Networked: The Power of an Effective Pivot
  • Collaborating online during COVID-19 and beyond

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  • $325 for non-members
  • $200 for judges, government, nonprofit employees, community mediators
  • $125 for current members of North Carolina Civil Collaborative Law Association or Global Collaborative Law Council
  • $50 for law students

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