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August 19, 2015

A Comparison of Collaborative vs. Litigated Divorces (Part One)

A version of this article, by Harry Munsinger, a partner in San Antonio family law firm Munsinger & Munsinger, and Michael Gallery, owner of OPIS Consultants in Highland Village, Texas, appeared in the latest edition of Roadmap, a newsletter for Collaborative Law Institute of Texas professionals. This is the first of two parts. The International [...]

March 9, 2015

A Story That Still Has Relevance: Revisiting the Geskys

Tom and Michelle Gesky are one of the best-known couples to have gone through collaborative divorce, in part because of the media interviews they were willing to do to help spread the word about collaborative law. Though it’s been ten years since the New York couple started down the road to divorce, their story is [...]

January 20, 2015

How Collaborative Law in Texas is Growing Up (and Getting Past its Growing Pains)

This article is from Kevin Fuller, founder of Dallas-based Fuller Mediations, a firm that provides a range of mediation services to settle divorces and other disputes, and a former president of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. He will be a presenter at the upcoming Collaborative Law Spring Conference in Austin, taking place Feb. 12 [...]

June 19, 2013

Collaborative Law Institute of Texas to Honor Gay G. Cox With New Award

The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas is proud to announce that it’s establishing the Gay G. Cox Collaborative Law Award to honor the memory of the Dallas lawyer. The first recipient of the annual award will be announced at the State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Family Law Conference in August, and CLI-TX has recently put [...]

March 29, 2013

USA Today Features Advantages of Collaborative Law in Article

We’re happy to see newspaper articles detailing the advantages of collaborative divorce, and we’re even more happy to see the growing number of advocates for collaborative divorce across the nation, building on the groundbreaking work we’ve done here in Texas to establish collaborative divorce as an alternative to traditional courtroom divorce. This USA Today article [...]

January 8, 2013

Texas Legislature Opens Today (and Revisiting UCFLA)

Today is opening day for the 2013 Texas Legislature — Texas is, of course, one of only a few states in the Union that convenes its chambers once every two years, rather than annually. The usual debates about budget, education, and taxes are on the table for the Senators and Representatives elected two months prior. [...]

January 20, 2012

Collaborative Law Institute of Texas’ Harry Tindall Honored By ABA As “Problem Solver”

The American Bar Association has just announced that Harry Tindall, a partner with Houston-based family law firm Tindall & England and Vice President of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas’ Board of Trustees, will be receiving the organization’s Lawyer as Problem Solver Award at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Awards Luncheon in [...]

July 6, 2010

A Red-Letter Day for Collaborative Law

This post is from Norma Levine Trusch, a Houston-based lawyer and Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Board Member, sharing from experiences from the collaborative law milestone celebrated several weeks ago: June 11, 2010, was another red-letter day in the history of the collaborative law movement.  At 10 a.m. on that day, the first meeting of [...]

May 21, 2010

State Bar of Texas Creates a Collaborative Law Section

For lawyers across the state, the State Bar of Texas is an important organization.  Every lawyer in Texas is a member.   The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas has had a strong relationship with the State Bar, which  co-sponsors our annual spring conference.  That meeting has become an outstanding forum where Collaborative professionals gather to be brought up-to-date [...]

March 5, 2010

More Coverage on the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Spring 2010 Conference

On the first day of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas’ Spring 2010 conference in Austin, News 8 Austin came out to cover the event, speaking to President Kevin Fuller and Conference Director Linda Solomon. A write-up of the conference is now up on News 8′s website. We appreciate them coming out and allowing us [...]

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