Before Catherine Conner was president of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, she was the president of the Redwood Empire collaborative practice group, one of the leading practice groups in the nation. In 2008, Catherine taped a series of videos for Cutting Edge Law on creating and building a collaborative practice group.
A collaborative practice group is a network of independent professionals who help individuals resolve legal problems via the private, nonadversarial collaborative process. Next Generation Divorce (NGD) is a local collaborative practice group with a focus on collaborative divorce and family law. NGD is an interdisciplinary group with member attorneys, financial professional, and mental health professionals helping families in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Sarasota, and Manatee Counties.
Adam B. Cordover practices exclusively in out-of-court dispute resolution, with a focus on collaborative divorce and family law, mediation, direct negotiations, and unbundled legal services. Adam is co-author of an upcoming American Bar Association title on building a collaborative practice. He is also the Immediate Past President of Next Generation Divorce, Florida’s largest collaborative practice group.