Here is what some members have said about joining CFLCW:
"The most effective way to get new cases, acquire new skills, maximize marketing dollars and connect with other professionals is to belong to CFCLW."
- Kathy Baird, J.D.
"I have gone to a number of training
programs on Collaborative Law and every time
I go I learn something new to
advance my knowledge and understanding of
Collaborative Family Law. I leave the
training with renewed energy and excitement
about the process."
- Karen Schudson
in council activities
and working with other council members have
provided opportunities for
expanding my network base and developing my
experience in Collaborative Family
- Gaylene Stingl, CPA
"The professional brochures and
marketing materials have helped me educate
referral sources and prospective
clients about Collaborative Law."
- Erica Salerno, J.D.
CFCLW link to my web site has
provided valuation information to
prospective clients on Collaborative Law and
has encouraged people to call my office.
- Janice Wexler,
"Networking at CFCLW has been extremely
helpful. I have received referrals
for new cases and have met collaborative
professionals who work with me as part
of the collaborative team."
- Carlton D. Stansbury, J.D.
BECOME A MEMBER
in the Collaborative Family Law Council of
Wisconsin, Inc. (CFLCW)
provides family law attorneys, mental health
professionals and financial
advisors with the resources, training and
support to develop and grow a
collaborative practice. CFCLW is recognized as a
leader in the collaborative
movement throughout North America.
By becoming a Collaborative Practitioner
Member of CFCLW, you will have
of the largest statewide networks of
collaborative professionals in the country.
Updated information and practice materials on
collaborative family law. The materials
include a member binder and a client binder
with articles, protocols and additional
information to build a collaborative practice,
and a Wisconsin-specific training manual.
and statewide marketing campaigns for public
awareness of collaborative family law.
High-quality informational brochures and other information
for your clients and prospective clients at
Your individual page on the CFLCW's website,
including a link to your individual web site.
Collaborative training qualifying for most professional
education requirements for free or at greatly
Many opportunities to network with other
collaborative professionals, and referral
sources, at council functions, meetings, and
The members-only portion of the website, providing
valuable information to increase the number of
collaborative cases and improve your practice.
Personalized marketing seminars at a rate subsidized by the
A members-only internet listserv that provides a
discussion on current topics affecting your
every day practice.
Regional chapter educational meetings and networking
Fourteen substantive committees on a variety of topics
A speaker's bureau to give more exposure of
collaborative divorce and you to the public.
An informative newsletter, sent quarterly.
Other types of membership:
If you are not a family law attorney, financial
specialist, or mental health
professional, the council offers two types of
targeted at related professionals:
Affiliate Membership: For professionals
with related roles in the family
law process, such as mortgage lenders,
appraisers, real estate brokers, and
Associate Membership: A courtesy
membership for judges, court
commissioners, academic faculty, clergy, pro
bono providers, and
If you are
interested in joining, your next step is to
review the membership requirements here.