CLE Program

Collaborative Law, a Roundtable


Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Norfolk Probate and Family Court
Main Meeting Room
35 Shawmut Road
Canton, MA, 02021

Program Code:



MBA Paralegals : $15.00
MBA Law Students : $15.00
MBA New Admittee : $15.00
MBA Member : $15.00
Non-member : $25.00

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Collaborative law is an innovative approach to law practice where attorneys for both parties resolve conflicts using cooperative strategies designed to reach agreement rather than adversarial techniques and litigation. Join experts in the collaborative law field as they discuss an overview of the collaborative law process. Specific topics include:

  • Role of the attorney and of the coach in the collaborative law process;
  • Role of the financial professional;
  • What are the benefits of collaborative law?;
  • How do I get collaborative law cases?; and 
  • What is the difference between collaborative law and mediation?


Debra L. Smith, Esq., Program Chair
Debra L. Smith, Attorney at Law , Watertown
Linda Cohan, MSW, CPC, Panelist
CPC Executive Leadership Coaching , Boston
Pamela S. Freeman, Esq., Panelist
Freeman & Freeman , Brookline
Susan A. Miller, CPA, Panelist
Aurora Financial Advisors , Wellesley

Sponsoring Sections:

Family Law Section

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