Business Development Skills For Building Your Collaborative Practice

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In this webinar, Elizabeth Ferris, CMO for Goranson Bain Ausley and Kris Algert, JD, Partner at Goranson Bain Ausley, will offer tips and strategies on applying business development principles to building a Collaborative Practice. Kris will share her real-life experience and timeline for achieving the goal of building a Collaborative Practice. You will learn how to: 

  • Identify and minimize the barriers to creating the practice you want, including handling the uncertainty and doubt that goes with starting something new.
  • Develop a business development mindset for building your Collaborative Practice. 
  • Anticipate and manage the naysayers.
  • Implement a weekly action plan that focuses on your highest priorities, including working with someone to help you achieve your desired goal.


  • Date: March 9, 2023
  • Start time: 9:00 AM PST (please check your local time here)
  • Length of Webinar: 60 minutes
  • Pricing: Free for IACP members *Please login to your account prior to registering*/$50.00 for non-members.


Elizabeth Ferris is known for guiding law firms, lawyers, and collaborative professionals to identify and communicate their brand to build a fulfilling and profitable practice. Her goal is to accelerate the growth of Collaborative Practice by educating collaborative professionals on the fundamentals of business development so they can distinguish themselves in a competitive marketplace and attract clients who would benefit from the Collaborative process.

Kris Algert is among the most accomplished and recognized Collaborative Family Law professionals in Texas. She brings clients a wealth of experience in developing creative, individualized solutions in highly challenging and complex divorces. She is a Master-Credentialed Collaborative Professional, has received the Gay G. Cox Award for Excellence in Collaborative Law, served as a board member and president of the statewide organization Collaborative Divorce Texas, and conducts collaborative trainings for lawyers, mental health professionals, and financial professionals.

March 9th, 2023 from  9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Event Fee(s)
Per attendee $50.00