"Thank you, Paul. I found a few typos, a link that didn't work, and have a few suggested changes. I'll email you a redlined version separately.
Dear Mr. Fucile and members of the Committee:
WSBA Advisory Opinion 2223 reaches the…"
"You are welcome to use any of the language in my post, with the possible exception of the parts criticizing the Collins article's tone.
Unfortunately, I am not familiar with other articles/resources on the topic. However,since the state Supreme…"
"I agree with your point that the parties’ wishes are often aligned by the conclusion of a family law mediation.
I would change the “unqualified conclusion” language in the first sentence. While I understand that…"
Information and discussion on WSBA Advisory Opinion 2223: Lawyer-Mediator Preparing Legal Documents for Unrepresented Parties. An open public forum on the ramifications of this advisory opinion. Open to any registered member of the wsba-adr.org network.See More
Changes to Arbitration: Where Mediation and Arbitration IntersectPresented by the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee When: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Panel Presentation: 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. Networking Reception: 6:45 – 7:30 p.m. Where: Webcast Live Streaming Available http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb1GKFjuzJY Cost: …See More
WSBA ADR SECTION ANNUAL MEETINGWEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013WSBA ADR Membership Committee invites all Section Members to its 2013-2014 Annual Meeting and Presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (one free beer/wine for ADR Section members).4:00-4:30 p.m.Introduction and update on activities of the ADR Section and Committees, including Legislative, Education and Membership Committees, and special projects.4:30-4:45 p.m.Vote for…See More
Join the WSBA ADR Section Membership Committee for this panel presentation and networking evening.Format: 45-minute panel presentation with questions followed by a one-hour networking event with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments (one free wine/beer for Section members).Topic: "Useful Practices in Mediation" based on research of the WSBA ADR Section.Panelists:Alan Alhadeff, of Alhadeff & Forbes Mediation Affiliates, research manager. Andre Chevalier, Seattle University School of Law graduate,…See More
Mark Alexander graduated with honors from Harvard College and attended the Backus School of Law of Case Western Reserve University, where he was a legal research, advocacy, and writing instructor for first-year law students. Licensed as an attorney since 1979 and admitted in five states, he has been practicing family law in the Puget Sound area since 1990. Currently elected to the Executive Committee of the WSBA Family Law Section (and its Newsletter Editor), he has served as Managing Attorney for the Family Law Mentor Program of the King County Bar Association, as Chair of its Family Law Section, and as a member for over 15 years of its Local Rules committee. In addition to devoting time to the Greenwood and Eastside legal clinics, and the Volunteer Settlement Conference program since its inception, Mark has been a speaker on divorce and family law at local schools, at seminars for attorneys, and at the University of Washington’s business school.
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