The Growth of a Bamboo Tree

I heard a man named Les Brown recite a parable that went something like this: A Chinese bamboo tree takes five years to grow. It has to be watered and fertilized in the ground where it has been planted every day. It doesn’t break through the ground for five years....

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Proceeding with Compassion, Acceptance and Mindfulness

I attended an Advanced Collaborative Divorce Training presented by CFLI this past weekend. The keynote speaker, Peter Russell, spoke with us about how using mindfulness techniques in our Collaborative work can help us stay focused on our clients and their unresolved disputes. Being mindful can prepare us for whatever crisis...

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CFLI Holds Advanced Collaborative Training

It was a wonderful day of learning and networking at the CFLI Advanced Collaborative Training this past weekend in Coral Gables, FL. I always enjoy when I get the chance to stay up to date on the latest Collaborative practices.

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Florida Bar Raises Interesting Question About Remote Workers

Recently, the Florida Bar published an article questioning the legality of lawyers who practice law from a location in which they are not licensed. Is an out-of-state licensed lawyer and non-Bar member who moves to Florida engaged in the unlicensed practice of law when he works remotely for his out-of-state...

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We Take Our Clients As We Find Them

There is a well-known principle in tort law that says “defendants take their victims as they find them”. What this means, in essence, is if a person were to hit another person on the head and it turned out the injured person had a fragile skull and thus sustained much...

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