July 2020 Bar Bulletin
By Alexis Squier
Like so many colleagues, I have engaged in a number of meetings and Collaborative divorce sessions in the virtual environment over the last few months, and I have been intrigued by the behavior and impact on the participants when we use virtual platforms for legal negotiations. The nation’s delayed recovery and practitioners’ growing comfort with remote work systems mean that we may be using virtual negotiation for quite some time into the future.
Preparing our clients for the emotional components of a virtual meeting is as important as making sure they have the technical tools needed to participate. I recently gleaned the...