I am committed to assisting parties through a difficult time in their lives. I help clients navigate the many issues and choices that present themselves during this difficult transition. With my strong communication and negotiation skills, I collaborate with clients to help them achieve their goals based on satisfying their interests. Empowering clients to achieve the best possible outcome, consistent with their goals and objectives is my primary objective.
Having practiced family law for over 28 years, I have witnessed the significant negative effects a litigation process produces. It is for this reason that I have been mediating and practicing Collaborative Law for well over 15 years. Having clients participate in an interest based process maintains their role as a decision maker. This role is very likely to be lost in a litigation process. I want the client to fully understand the issues, to be fully engaged in problem solving, and to feel competent to take responsibility for decisions.