October 2018 Bar Bulletin
By Kevin Scudder
As I head into my fourth decade of being a lawyer, I have reached a place as a family law attorney, and in my personal life, where life is more satisfying than ever. Not that I could have said that about 10 years ago. At that point in my career, getting up in the morning, putting on my suit and tie, and going to work were simply not enjoyable.
Then, in 2008, I took my introductory collaborative training and, a few years before the Uniform Collaborative Law Act (RCW ch. 7.77) was enacted, I shifted my legal practice to an out-of-court, client-focused collaborative/mediation practice....