The Impact of Privilege, Transparency and Confidentiality on the Collaborative Team

Karen Levitt and psychologist Gina Arons presented “I’ve Got a Secret: The Impact of Privilege, Transparency and Confidentiality on the Collaborative Team”, to a full audience at the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council’s South Shore Practice Group and the South Eastern Practice Group.

Karen and Gina will be giving the same presentation to the Greater Boston Collaborative Law Practice Group on October 1, 2013. The presentation will be in Boston at the office of the Boston Law Collaborative.

Levitt Chairs MCLC Strategic Planning Committee

Karen has been chairing the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council’s Strategic Planning Committee this year, which is tasked with creating MCLC’s first three year strategic plan.  It is anticipated that MCLC with the approval of its Board of Directors, will adopt a three year plan after review and comment, in 2014.

Levitt Chairs MCLC Strategic Planning Committee

Karen Levitt has been asked to be the Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (MCLC).

Karen will be working with other MCLC members including some members of the Board of Directors, in helping to create MCLC’s new 3 year strategic plan.

Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council Activities

Karen Levitt continues being active in the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council (MCLC).

Karen is one of the founders and a past president of MCLC.  In  the spring of 2012, Karen left the MCLC Board of Directors on which she served for 12 years, to pursue other endeavors with MCLC.  Karen is Co-Chair of the Advanced Training Committee and is on the Strategic Planning Committee.  She has been invited to and has joined the Pilot MCLC Mentorship Program which she helped to develop with the Membership Committee and where she is one of the Mentors to newly trained collaborative attorneys and other practitioners.

Along with Emily Weber, Karen is Co-Chair of the MCLC Tri River practice group where attorneys, mental health professionals, financial professionals, and other collaboratively trained MCLC members from other disciplines come together to talk about and enhance their collaborative practice skills for the benefit of clients.

Karen has also continued to be part of the MCLC law student internship project, where law students from New England Law Boston participating in the law school’s Mediation and Dispute Resolution Clinic intern with Karen to learn about Mediation and Collaborative law.