Building A Satisfying Collaborative Practice

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Two-day basic course offered as a joint venture between IACP and Forrest "Woody" Mosten. Will be limited to 35 participants.

Building A Successful Collaborative Practice - a two-day course offered Woody Mosten in partnership with the IACP

TrainersForrest "Woody" MostenStu WebbRon OuskyNancy Heitrick, & Gary Direnfeld

When: February 7, 2020 9AM to 4:30 PM PST to February 8, 2020 9AM to 4:30 PM PST.

Location: Pacific Mediation Center. 11455 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

Registration: $975 (IACP Member & early bird discounts available below)

This two-day workshop provides a practical model for implementing client-centered collaborative strategies into your profession. You will learn new ways to represent clients well while staying out of court and explore the personal and ethical dimensions of collaborative problem-solving. Interdisciplinary practitioners will benefit from this training, including lawyers, mediators, mental health professionals, paralegals, and financial professionals.

Day 1 - Friday, February 7, 2020 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm PST

  • Get What You Want out of Your Practice
  • Make a Living While Staying out of Court
  • Improve Client Satisfaction with Peacemaking Negotiation Strategies
  • Increase Opportunities for Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Enhance Your Commitment to Excellence
  • How to Be Client-Centered in a Legal World
  • Develop a Consumer-Oriented Approach to Your Practice
  • Translate Effective Initial Consultations into Successful Collaborative Outcomes
  • Address Top Difficulty Factors Affecting the Success of Your Cases
  • Strategies for Promoting Peacemaking in Negotiation
  • Collaborate, Cooperate, and Unbundle to Help Clients Stay out of Court
  • Improve Case Outcomes by Moving from Debate to Dialogue
  • Learn Creative Approaches to Advocacy that Get Clients Great Results
  •  Increase Successful Outcomes by Using Interdisciplinary Collaborative Expertise

Day 2 - Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm PST

  • The Ethics of Collaboration
  • Effective use of the Uniform Collaborative Law Act
  • Informed Consent of Client’s Process Choice
  • Responsible Use of Limited Scope Representation
  • How to Make a Living as Peacemaker
  • Create a Vision for Your Peacemaking Practice
  • Implement Business Planning Tools
  • Transform Your Practice Consistent with Your Values
  • Increase Profitability and Personal Satisfaction


  • Attendance is limited to 35 registrants
  • $100 early bird discounts available for those who register by January 7, 2020
  • Active IACP members receive an additional $100 discount
  • Practice Groups who register three or more members at the same time will receive a $100 per person discount (contact IACP at info@collaborativepractice or 480-719-5044 ext. 101)   
  • Lodging and travel accommodations are NOT included in the registration
  • This class is a prerequisite for our May 22-23 "Training for Trainers" course  


February 7th, 2020 9:00 AM   through   February 8th, 2020 5:00 PM
La Jolla, CA
United States

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