Linda Piff

Collaborative Divorce Professionals of New Jersey
1540 RT 138
Wall, New Jersey 07719
United States
Office: 732-556-0240
Member since 2004
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Lawyer, Mediator

At the Legal Office of Linda L. Piff, Esquire, P.C., our goal is to help divorcing or separating couples reach amicable solutions without court intervention. By listening to the issues that families face and understanding what each party needs to move beyond the divorce, our non-combative approach makes this goal a reality.

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation, Other, Trainer
License(s): State of New Jersey (1987) ~United States District Court for District of N.J. (1987) ~District of Columbia Court of Appeals (1990)
Professional Activities: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals ~American Bar Association, Collaborative Law Committee of Dispute Resolution Section ~Appointed by Supreme Court as Economic Mediator ~Association of Family and Conciliation Courts ~Past Co-Chair Monmouth County Bar Association Family Law Committee ~Monmouth County Bar Association Committee on Professionalism ~Ocean County Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee ~Ocean County Bar Association Women's Committee ~New Jersey Mass Disaster Assistance Response Program ~New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators ~New Jersey State Bar Association ~Member of Monmouth County Bar Association ~Member of Ocean County Bar Association ~Past President of Women Lawyers in Monmouth County ~Epiphany House Board of Trustees ~International Alliance of Holistic Lawyers
Comments: Our approach is to help couples focus on what is their most important goal. We guide our clients through the divorce process by: <br> <br> - Minimizing partner conflict <br> - Listening to what's important to each party <br> - Empowering client's control of the legal process <br> - Providing essential resources to maximize emotional and financial stability <br> - Helping parents place a high priority on the children's best interest <br><br> Our goal is to help our clients move forward with their lives in a non-adversarial fashion. We assist our clients so they can move beyond the divorce with the least amount of emotional distress and the greatest degree of financial security that can be made available to them through the process.
Training Offered

Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training: An introductory two-day training providing a sound foundation on the nuts and bolts of collaborative law with role play of an entire collaborative law case including mental health professionals and financial professionals in the role play. This program demonstrates why traditional approaches to divorce do no help couples and their children reach optimal lasting solutions, and why collaborative family law is so powerfully effective.

Advanced Collaborative Law Training: An advanced two-day training showing how to develop a greater competence when handling difficult collaborative law situations.

Training Conducted

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training with Dr. Susan Gamache, Robert D. Bordett, CPF and Linda L. Piff, Esq.- August 2007;
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training: Lead Trainer- February and July 2008, Feburary, June and September 2009, January 2010

Collaborative Training Offered

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training with Dr. Susan Gamache, Robert D. Bordett, CPF and Linda L. Piff, Esq.- August 2007;
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training: Lead Trainer- February and July 2008, Feburary, June and September 2009, January 2010
IACP Convention October 2007: 'Expanding Locally: How do you do it?' Lecturer;
How to Build Your Collaborative Practice' Guest Lecturer with Liz Ferris;
NJ ADR Day Moderator- June 5, 2008;
IACP Convention October 2008- 'Envisioning and Creating a Collaborative Law Center';
IACP Convention October 2009- Washington DC, 'Passion, Profit & Personal Service'
Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training with Dr. Susan Gamache, Robert D. Bordett, CPF

Collaborative Training Reference

Liz Ferris, Susan Gamache, Members of New Jersey Council of Collaborative Practice Group