Year: 2017 Articles

Let’s Get Personal

Let’s Get Personal

We all get caught in our personal relationships, whether on Facebook or texting, rushing the connection to get things done and make sure we check to-dos off our list. Well, moving fast and communicating remotely with others does not serve us well. In any capacity....

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I’m a Super Lawyer – Again!

I’m a Super Lawyer – Again!

I am so thrilled to share the news that my peers have voted me a Super Lawyer for 2017! This makes three consecutive years of winning this prestigious designation, a peer-recognition that conveys the worth and magnitude of my dedication and practice. I am happy to be...

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Loving & Hating Facebook

Loving & Hating Facebook

I have a love-hate affair with Facebook. I bet we all do, if we get down to it. There is something tempting and satisfying about checking in to see all the people we know and who know us, to remember milestones and moments in the lives of other people as we race along...

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Courage to Surrender Control

Courage to Surrender Control

As a Collaborative family law attorney, I believe parties in the Collaborative Process must have the courage to surrender control to the process and let things unfold as they will. It is a specific process where the parties do the following: Sign on to the process....

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Cooperation as Litigation Strategy

Cooperation as Litigation Strategy

As a litigator preparing for trial, I learned to put myself in the other party’s shoes and imagine their position or arguments in order to be prepared to respond. To know the best angle or see the potential weakness in my own case, I have to be able to see the other...

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Conflict with an Open Heart

Conflict with an Open Heart

Why do we fight? Conflict frequently occurs when there are unspoken needs hidden behind confrontational attitudes or aggressive behavior. To resolve conflict, no matter how exasperating the disagreement may be, we should approach our opponent with an open heart,...

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