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When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Registration 11:45 AM ~ Lunch/Seminar/Program 12:00-4:00 PM
Where: St. Pete Yacht Club
11 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, Florida  33701
United States
Contact: St. Pete Bar Association

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Contact the St. Pete Bar for more information 727-823-7474

Collaborative Law:
Putting the New Rules Into Practice and
Managing High Conflict Participants

Join us as we review the Florida Collaborative  Rules and how to ethically incorporate them
into your collaborative practice. Also learn skills for dealing with difficult behaviors of
high-conflict people entering the collaborative process. Each speaker will approach the
management of this process and differing personalities from their respective roles of lawyer,
mental health neutral, and financial neutral. This course will also include direction on how to
avoid team splitting, and termination of the process

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
12:00 - 4:00 PM
Registration: 11:45 AM ~ Seminar/Program: 12-4:00 PM
St. Pete Yacht Club, Ballroom (upstairs)
11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Presented by the Collaborative Law Section
Chair: Christin C. Brennan



12:10 - 1:00 PM  Rules and Ethics of the Collaborative Practice: Belinda B. Lazzara, Esq.

1:00 - 1:50 PM  Mental Health Neutral Perspective - Identifying different personality dynamics within each team,
                          and teaching tools to best approach each.
Dr. Kim E. Costello, Psy.D.

2:10 - 3:00 PM  Lawyer Perspective - Managing high conflict clients and avoiding team splitting and
Peter N. Meros, Esq.

3:00 - 3:50 PM Financial Neutral Perspective - Managing opposing financial expectations (alimony and
                         equitable distribution).
C. Todd Burg, CPA

Approved for 4 hrs. of General CLE Credit, including 1 hr. Ethics CLE; Certification: 4.0 Marital and Family Law

REGISTRATION:  $85.00 St. Pete Bar and Clearwater Bar Members, Member Staff
                              $85.00 Non-Attorney Collaborative Law Professionals
                              $115.00 Non-Member Attorneys
                              $25.00 Law Students

*All non-attorney professionals within collaborative law will receive the reduced attorney rate.
Buffet lunch included in all prices.

This seminar is open to all members, non-members, collaborative law professionals, staff, students and guests.
You do not need to be a member of the section to attend. For more information on the section contact chair:
Christin C. Brennan 727-822-4929 or

St. Petersburg Bar Association ~ 727-823-7474 ~