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Paul W. McVicker's Discussions

UCLA/R open forum call for volunteers.

Action Alert:   The ADR Legislative Committee needs help in the planning of the November 17 Open…Continue

Started Oct 5, 2011

Collaborative Law Act
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Since the Uniform Law Commission has passed a final version of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act,  it is beginning to be promoted, discussed, and/or vetted by various attorney groups.  A  threshold…Continue

Tags: Legislation, Law, Collaborative

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joyce Lynn Elder Dec 13, 2010.

Newsletter online
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The most recent addition to the newsletter is on line under Section News.  Comments on the newsletter and it's contents are welcome.  Earlier editions of the newsletter are also online.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David H. Black Apr 20, 2010.

 

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Profile Information

Title/Position
Attorney
Company/Employer
Seattle Law and Mediation, P.S.
Services Provided
Legal Advice & Counsel, Advocacy, Collaborative Law, Litigation, Mediator
Practice Areas
Business, Collaborative Law, Family Law
Phone
206-456-6641
Email
paul@seattleLawandMediation.net
Website
http://www.SeattleLawandMediation.net

Latest Activity

John K Butler replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'Reminder for Noon meeting today of the Legislative Committee' in the group Legislative Committee
"Looks like I will have to join by phone after all, but I will be there. Looking forward to it!"
Apr 8
Paul W. McVicker added a discussion to the group Legislative Committee
Apr 8
Paul W. McVicker joined Rina Goodman's group
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Advisory Opinion 2223 Discussion Group

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
Mar 25
Rina Goodman replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'Legislative Committee Meeting.' in the group Legislative Committee
"I'll attend by phone or in person."
Mar 11
John K Butler replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'Legislative Committee Meeting.' in the group Legislative Committee
"I plan to be there. "
Mar 8
Jeff Bean replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'Legislative Committee Meeting.' in the group Legislative Committee
"I'll be there - on the phone, that is."
Mar 7
Paul W. McVicker added a discussion to the group Legislative Committee
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Legislative Committee Meeting.

Our next meeting of the Legislative Committee is April 8th at Noon.  Information is on the committee webpage at http://wsba-adr.org/groups/legislativecommittee.Unfortunately, the WICAA, which passed the house 95-2, died in Senate Committee.  This does not mean the proposal is dead.  It does mean we have more work to do.Please join the committee meeting on the 8th of April.  In addition to our future strategy regarding the WICAA, we…See More
Mar 6
Sasha S. Philip is attending Paul W. McVicker's event
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CLE Seminar: Early Mediation Models in Family Law Cases at WSBA Conference Center

February 14, 2014 from 8am to 4:15pm
Presented by the WSBA in partnership with the WSBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Through demonstration, video, and interactive techniques, the faculty of this seminar will examine early mediation models in family law cases: benefits to clients, counsel, and the court system; impediments; screening for appropriate cases; preparing clients; and special considerations when children are involved. Among the early mediation models analyzed will be that employed by the Circuit Court of Cook…See More
Feb 12
Debra Synovec is attending Paul W. McVicker's event
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CLE Seminar: Early Mediation Models in Family Law Cases at WSBA Conference Center

February 14, 2014 from 8am to 4:15pm
Presented by the WSBA in partnership with the WSBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Through demonstration, video, and interactive techniques, the faculty of this seminar will examine early mediation models in family law cases: benefits to clients, counsel, and the court system; impediments; screening for appropriate cases; preparing clients; and special considerations when children are involved. Among the early mediation models analyzed will be that employed by the Circuit Court of Cook…See More
Jan 28
Paul W. McVicker replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'MEETING - January 30 Judicary Hearing January 17' in the group Legislative Committee
"Will be good to hear your voice and to have your input.  The task force was recently formed following some informal discussion among the participating groups which are the ADR Section, Resolution Washington, Washington Mediation Association,…"
Jan 16
Jeff Bean replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'MEETING - January 30 Judicary Hearing January 17' in the group Legislative Committee
"I'll be on the call. Very intrigued by the "newly formed task force on standards and certification of mediators." Is there any source for news or developments on this you could share a link to before we meet?"
Jan 15
Paul W. McVicker posted events
Jan 15
Paul W. McVicker added a discussion to the group Legislative Committee
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MEETING - January 30 Judicary Hearing January 17

The next meeting of the Legislative committee will be on January 30 at noon at the offices of Seattle Law and Mediation, P.S. 1214 4th Ave, Suite 940, Seattle.  Call in information is posted above.This is an important meeting during this early part of the legislative session.  Included on the agenda is the new proposed International Commercial Arbitration Act, HB 2169, the pending Early Mediation of Parenting bill , HB 1353, our upcoming seminar on early mediation set February 14, Advisory…See More
Jan 15
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CLE Seminar: Early Mediation Models in Family Law Cases at WSBA Conference Center

February 14, 2014 from 8am to 4:15pm
Presented by the WSBA in partnership with the WSBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Through demonstration, video, and interactive techniques, the faculty of this seminar will examine early mediation models in family law cases: benefits to clients, counsel, and the court system; impediments; screening for appropriate cases; preparing clients; and special considerations when children are involved. Among the early mediation models analyzed will be that employed by the Circuit Court of Cook…See More
Jan 14
Paul W. McVicker posted a blog post
Jan 13
Mark Baumann replied to Paul W. McVicker's discussion 'Note from the Legislative Committee Chairman – ICAA Forum October 23 - Next Meeting October 31.' in the group Legislative Committee
"Paul, Can you be more specific on the agenda item you want to include regarding Child Inclusive Mediation?"
Oct 17, 2013

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At 9:34pm on December 9, 2010, Joyce Lynn Elder said…

No, I'm not the chair.  I just joined the ADR section and the committee last week and am still feeling my way around.  But I'm looking forward to participating actively.

At 8:31pm on December 9, 2010, Joyce Lynn Elder said…

Hi, Paul!  Welcome to the Legislative Committee!  Still feeling my way around a bit, but did want to extend a welcome.

At 6:57am on February 26, 2010, Jeff Bean said…
Paul, welcome! Wander around and make yourself comfortable!

Paul W. McVicker's Blog

A Mediator’s Assessment of Safety Issues and Concerns

The Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law have been studying screening for intimate partner violence and/or abuse in family mediation for several years.  As a result of their studies they developed a new screening method designed to be given as an interview.  The assessment, Mediator’s Assessment of Safety Issues and Concerns or MASIC, was featured in an article in the Family Court Review in October…

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Posted on April 16, 2013 at 10:30am

Supreme Court Proposes Collaborative Law Rules

Report of the ADR Section Legislative Committee

On April 5, 2013 the Washington Supreme Court entered an Order on the adoption of Collaborative Law Rules. A copy of the complete order with the proposed Rules is here: April 5 2013 Order on adoption of…

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Posted on April 10, 2013 at 8:00am

 
 
 

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