Lone Star Collaborative Training



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"This training is absolutely crucial to understanding the value of every professionals role on the collaborative team and what they offer to the collaborative process!"

Lone Star Collaborative Law Trainers

 

TRAINING FACULTY

Norma Levine Trusch, JD

Norma Levine Trusch is director of training for the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Inc. and is a Past President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  Norma was certified as a specialist in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1983, and elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 1990. A frequent lecturer on family law both in Texas and nationwide, Norma was the 1996 recipient of the David A. Gibson Award for Professionalism, awarded by Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists. Norma is an Adjunct Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law, where she teaches Collaborative Law and Texas Marital Property Law. In 2006, she was named to the list of The Best Lawyers in America.

Deborah Slye Miller, JD

 Deborah Slye Miller is a sole practitioner, practicing only in the area of family law. Deborah is a member of the College of the State Bar, Dallas Bar Foundation, Annette Stewart American Inns of Court, International Alliance of Collaborative Professionals, and serves on various Dallas Bar committees.  Deborah served as a member of the grievance committee of the Texas state bar from 1999 - 2005.  Deborah is on the Board of Trustees of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas and, as chair of the Allied Professionals Committee,  has been instrumental in the development of the team model approach to collaborative law within the state.  She is a sought-after speaker at collaborative law seminars and presentations.  Deborah was a founder and past chair of her collaborative law practice group, Collaborative Law Dallas.

Scott Clarke, CFP, CDFA

Scott Clarke is a Certified Financial Planner and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst currently in private practice in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.  He has been in the financial advisor business since the early 1990s and has specialized in the divorce financial aspects for the past 6 years.  He is actively involved in the collaborative team approach, working as a financial neutral.  Scott presents training on the role of a financial neutral throughout Texas and nationally.  He serves on the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Board (CLI-TX) of Trustees.  In addition he serves as a member of the CLI-TX Financial Protocols Committee, CLI-TX Membership Committee, CLI-TX Training Committee, and is currently the Assistant Course Director for the 2007 CLI-TX Spring Retreat.

Linda Solomon, LPC, LMFT, LCDC

Linda Solomon is a member of the Board of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  Linda  is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in private practice for 20 years in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.  Her work with individuals, couples and families has focused on relationship issues and addictive behaviors.  She is actively involved in the collaborative team approach, working as a communications coach.  She is also trained as a Parenting Coordinator.  Linda presents training on the role of a coach throughout Texas and nationally.  She is also a member of the Texas interdisciplinary training team, and, serves as a mentor to other mental health professionals.  She serves on the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas Board of Trustees and the Texas Mental Health Protocols Committee.

Angeline Bain

Angie Bain is an experienced family law litigator with a highly successful trial record.  In addition, she has also spent part of her career serving as a Dallas County family court associate judge.  Having had both experiences, she is a passionate advocate in the collaborative law process. This philosophy has led her to the forefront of the Collaborative Law movement in Dallas.  Among the initial group of Texas family law attorneys to be trained in the collaborative model, Angie has been active in both being trained and in training others.  Additionally, she has spent countless hours speaking to lay groups about collaborative law and its benefits over traditional litigation.