Collaborative Law Attorney

  • Is a dispute resolution process in which lawyers, trained in the collaborative process, guide and support the parties to resolve their outstanding issues in a mutually acceptable settlement.
  • Fosters respect between the parties and understanding of their needs through communication tools such as active listening and reframing.
  • Encourages trust through interest-based negotiations with full disclosure in a transparent process.
  • Uses professionals, such as parenting coaches and financial planners, as resources to support the parties in the resolution of their disputes.
  • Requires a commitment by all professionals to a collaborative solution evidenced by their agreement to withdraw from the case if the parties must resort to litigation.
  • Helps parties to generate options that may go beyond the legal model for dispute resolution.
  • Encourages parties to resolve future disputes by developing skills for communication and issue resolution.

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Pittsburgh collaborative lawyer G. Robert Cooper, Esq., helps clients with collaborative law and dispute resolution cases. As an experienced Pittsburgh collaborative law attorney, G. Robert Cooper, Esq. has been helping clients in Western Pennsylvania for many years. Call our Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania collaborative law attorney at (412) 826-0600 for your free consultation today!