Please join us Tuesday, October 17th from noon to 1pm for a special luncheon and presentation co-hosted by the Collaborative Project of Maryland and the Collaborative Law Section of the Bar Association of Montgomery County:
Multidisciplinary Models of Public Collaborative Divorce Services in Israel
Idith Shaham, Collaborative Attorney and Mediator from Israel, will share her experience co-founding the seven government-funded Collaborative Divorce Centers in Israel for low and modest income clients. Shell discuss:
1. The rationale of publicly-funded Collaborative Divorce Centers and how the Centers get clients;
2. The characteristics of clients in public Collaborative divorce;
3. The roles of the professionals in public Collaborative divorce work and how that differs from private Collaborative divorce work;
4. A review and comparison of the working procedures and methods in the seven different publicly-funded Collaborative Divorce Centers in Israel.
Location: Conference Room in 1801 Research Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland. Approximately one-quarter mile from Exit 6B off Rt. 270. Free and plentiful parking.
Idith Shaham is an Israeli Collaboratively-trained attorney and mediator in private practice specializing in family law and mediation since 2003. She was the co-founder of the first public Collaborative Divorce Center in Israel providing pro bono and low bono services. She went on to co-found six more publicly-funded Collaborative Divorce Centers. Her presentation about the government-funded Collaborative Divorce Centers was the inspiration for the Collaborative Project of Maryland. Ms. Shaham was the first Collaborative Divorce trainer (in Hebrew) in Israel and currently serves as a member of the Family Law Committee for the Israel Bar Association, Tel Aviv District She has a LLB degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and an MA in Gender Studies from Lesley University in Boston.