Central Vermont Collaborative Law Practice Group


Our Mission:

Who We Are

CVCLPG is a group of specially trained lawyers and mental health professionals dedicated to resolving issues through a collaborative process with dignity and respect.

We Are Committed To:

  • Promoting a client-centered interest based dispute resolution process that embodies integrity, compassion and honesty

  • Assisting our members and other colleagues in reaching the highest standards of Collaborative Practice through skills training

  • Increasing public and professional awareness of Collaborative Practice

How We Practice:

  • Providing a safe place for difficult conversations

  • Appealing to the best in our clients, our colleagues and ourselves

  • Assuring that each voice is heard and clearly understood

  • Modeling and fostering positive communication both during and after the collaborative process

Collaborative Law

  • Utilizes cooperative dispute resolution
  • Maintains control of the process and the outcome
  • Reaches a resolution that maximizes the well-being of all parties
  • Ensures confidentiality and mutual respect
  • Is designed to deal with problems that stall other dispute resolution processes
  • Maintains an absolute commitment to settlement


A Multidisciplinary Approach to Collaborative Practice

*The Coalition for Collaborative Divorce, Serving Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, CA