Attorney Karen Levitt will a be guest speaker at the Merrimack Valley Estate Planning Council on March 11, 2013.
Karen will be attending the IACP Institute in Phoenix from February 27-March 2, 2013.
The IACP Institute provides advanced level courses for experienced Collaborative Law practitioners. Karen will be attending a two day training on facilitation skills, as well as the use of technology in collaborative practice cases.
Karen Levitt continues to serve on one of the committees of the International Academy of Collaborative Practitioners (IACP).
In 2012, she was on the IACP Training Task Force. Karen also attended the IACP annual Forum in Chicago in October 2012 which had over 500 attendees from all over the world.
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.
Emily Weber has been selected as co-chair of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council Tri-River practice group. The practice group is an interdisciplinary peer group that meets monthly at the office of the Levitt Law Group to share information regarding Collaborative Law and best practices.
The IACP has accepted a workshop proposal from Karen J. Levitt and two other professionals for the IACP annual forum in San Francisco in October 2011.
The workshop, entitled Who “Leads” in the Collaborative Practice Team Meetings: When, Why and How?, has been accepted as an Advanced, 90-minute workshop. Co-presenting with Karen will be Lynda Robbins, President-Elect of the IACP, and psychologist Sanford M. Portnoy, Ph.D., the Director of The Center for the Study of Psychology and Divorce at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. For more information about the forum, go to www.collaborativepractice.com.