Leadership Requires Awareness

September 8, 2020

With a goal of being an effective leader, I’ve been reading about how to cultivate leadership skills. What comes up again and again is the importance of building awareness.

Taking Divorce Virtual

August 25, 2020

How a Michigan Collaborative Team Manages a Virtual Divorce Case in Colorado  This blog first appeared on the website for the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Read the original blog here.   In the era of COVID-19, everyone is using virtual meeting software to conduct business. However, my Collaborative Divorce colleagues and I were already doing it.  A Case Follows… more

The Changing Legal Landscape

August 11, 2020

Change is the only constant. With new ways of practicing law, we discover new efficiencies.

Facing Zoom Fatigue

July 28, 2020

Remember the days when we had time before and after a meeting to prepare and process? There was no “Zoom fatigue” back then!

Antiracism in Family Law

July 14, 2020

As a member of the IACP Diversity Committee, I’m taking steps toward antiracism, inspired by Dr. David Campt, a national expert in equity and cultural competence.

Taking Divorce Virtual: How a Michigan Collaborative Team Manages a Case in Colorado

June 30, 2020

This blog first appeared on the website for the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. It’s ironic that in the era of COVID-19, everyone is clamoring to use Zoom and other virtual meeting software to conduct business, because I and my colleagues in Collaborative Divorce were already doing it. This case began in the typical in-person format in… more

Balancing Travel & Work

June 16, 2020

While travel has halted or changed dramatically for most of us in the coronavirus era, before all of this unfolded, I was traveling a lot, and determined to find a way to balance my work demands with the adventure and exploration of travel. Much of my travel has to do with family. I have sisters… more

Emotionally Unavailable

June 2, 2020

People divorce for all sorts of reasons…relationships evolve and change, as do the people in them.

Conscious Uncoupling, Conscious Dating, Conscious Living

May 19, 2020

Human kindness should be the rule for any personal interaction – even if the person turns out to not be your dream-come-true. Why isn’t this the automatic state for all of us?

The Effect of Divorce on Adolescent-Parent Communication

May 5, 2020

research reveals that children often unconsciously learn how to have relationships based on the relationship they have with their opposite sex parent. So if a daughter has trouble talking with her dad post-divorce, this can have immense repercussions on a variety of levels.