Educational Programs

2016 Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training

Thursday, September 22 & Friday, September 23, 2016


AT Four Points by Sheraton

3800 State Highway

Eastham, MA


Tuition:  $750.00 (early bird rate and member discount)

Benefits of Attending:

▪ Learn the fundamentals of the Collaborative Law model and how to apply it to both Family & Business Law cases.

▪ Develop results-oriented techniques to help clients reach successful resolutions to disputes.

▪ Identify and implement strategies for success with high-conflict clients and how to navigate challenging cases.

▪ Train with experienced professionals who are passionate about the team approach.

▪ Course meets the International Academy of Collaborative Profeesionals (IACP) standards for a Collaborative Law Intro Training.

▪ Continuing Education Credits are available (see bottom of this event registration for more details).

Who should Attend: This training is designed for family and business law attorneys, psychologists and other mental health professionals, coaches, social workers, and mediators, financial professionals, child development and co-parenting specialists, and anyone assisting business or family clients in conflict.

Click here to learn more about The Collaborative Team.


Lectures, demonstrations (video and live), role plays, and panel discussions will include these topics:

  • Elements of Collaborative Law Practice
  • Making the “Paradigm Shift”  – Moving from an Adversarial Mindset to a Collaborative Mindset
  • Interests-Based Negotiation
  • The Interdisciplinary Team in the Collaborative Process
  • Ethical Considerations and Dilemmas
  • Overcoming Challenges in Collaborative Law Practice
  • Incorporating Collaborative Law into Your Practice

See links below for more info:

Plymouth County Bar Association

P.O. Box 7303

Brockton, MA 02303


Massachusetts Bar Association


Thursday, June 23, 4:30 – 7:00 P.M.

Holiday Inn, 700 Myles Standish Blvd, Taunton

Now that the Supreme Judicial Court has decided the DiCarlo/Martin cases, and affirmed the Appeals Court’s ruling in Curry, this panel will address the following questions:

*How has the landscape changed?

*What are some of the strategies that can be used in dealing with workers’ compensation carriers? 

*How should one conduct hearings in third-party settlements going forward? 

Please join our panel of experts as they discuss this landmark decision and how it is likely to affect the practice of workers’ compensation in the future. 


Any Plymouth County Bar member who is not an MBA member will be able to attend the seminar for only $40.  That is 50% off.  Any MBA member gets in for free with their membership. 

You will have to call member services at 877-676-6500 and state that you are from Plymouth County.