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Stephanie Smith, (Lawyer)

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Psychiatrist

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Current Prior

Collaborative Practice Training


Year Course Title Instructor Hours Action
Basic/ Introductory Collaborative Law or Interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Training.
30-Hr Interest-Based Negotiation & Mediation Skills
Advanced interest-based negotiation, communication skills, collaborative,professional coach training
Annual 4 hours collaborative continuing education (basic, intermediate, or advanced)

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Stephanie J. Smith relocated from Rochester, NY to Washington, D.C. to begin her undergraduate studies in 2001 and has lived in the Northern Virginia area ever since. Ms. Smith attended American University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, summa cum laude with University Honors in 2004. Ms. Smith earned her law degree from George Mason University School of Law in 2008. Ms. Smith joined the firm of Cooper Ginsberg Gray as a law clerk in the summer of 2007 and became an associate of the firm in October of 2008. Ms. Smith is now a partner with Cooper Ginsberg Gray and continues to serve as dedicated and supportive advocate for her clients, providing honest advice and working diligently to accomplish her clients’ interests and goals through Collaborative Divorce. Ms. Smith serves the VaCP Council as Chair of the Public Outreach Committee since 2021, and also is a member of the Board of the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia (CPNV) where her work focuses on planning monthly programs for the membership.

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Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia

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Ms. Smith is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar, as well as the Virginia Bar Association, and Fairfax Bar Association. ,J.D.

Professional Activities


CURRENT:
Fifth District Disciplinary Committee of the Virginia State Bar
Adjunct Professor, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School,
Co-Chair, Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Committee
Chair, Professional Development of CPNV Board
Chair, Public Outreach Committee, VaCP Council

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Collaborative Practice Training


Year Course Title Instructor Hours
Basic/ Introductory Collaborative Law or Interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Training.
2013 3 Day Team Training Herrick, D'Ari, Broussard, Smollar, Watson Smith 24
30-Hr Interest-Based Negotiation & Mediation Skills
2017 CPTI Mediation & Interest Based Negotiation Skills Training Lisa Herrick and Barbara Burr 30
Additional 15 hours Intermediate/ Advanced interest-based negotiation, communication skills, collaborative, or basic professional coach training
2017 What is Access to Collaboration (2016) Cameron, Conner 1
2017 Presenting Civil Collaboration to a Litigious World (2011) Sheridan, Bell 1
2017 Practice Group Structures Hummell, DeMeo 1
2017 Practice Group Development: Managing Difficult Conversations (2013) Cheek, Rosenbaum, Throm 1
2017 Payoff of Good Practice Group (2014) Katz 1
2017 Mining the IACP Website (2014) Zubrycki 1
2017 Integrating MHPs into your Practice Group (2012) Hummell, Richardson 1
2017 Integrating Financial Professionals into your Practice Groups (2012) Burger, Daigle, RIchardson 1
2017 Collaborative Education and your Practice Group (2012) Kriegshaber, Scudder, Sheridan 1
2016 DCACP One Day Advanced Training Yuval Berger / Nancy Cameron 6
Annual 4 hours collaborative continuing education (basic, intermediate, or advanced)
2022 Transitioning Clients in Collaborative Divorce Michael McHugh, Esq. and Teresa Cole, Esq. 1.5
2022 Targeted Tools to Resolve Complex Collaborative Impasses Carl Mitlehner, CFP®, Sue Soler, LCSW, and Jennifer Bradley, JD 1.5
2022 Divorcing your spouse, but staying married to Uncle Sam Sarah Avila 1.5
2022 Collaborative Clients: When kumbaya is not enough. Barbara Burr 1.5
2022 A Parent’s Mental Illness Should Not Prevent a Successful Parenting Plan Stephanie Smith, JD, and Patrice Garver, MHP 1.5
2021 VIRGINIA’S UNIFORM COLLABORATIVE LAW ACT: WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE CPNV: Jennifer A. Bradley, JD; Anne (Jan) W. White, JD; Karen L. Keyes, JD 1.5
2021 Transform Them CPNV: Jonathan Foust, MA, CSA 1.5
2021 Maximizing the Role of a Financial Neutral in Unprecedented Times (14th VaCP) Jane Rowny, CPA, CFP®, CDFA®, Jamie Blum, CPA, CDFA®, & Jordan Egert, CPA, CFE, CDFA® 2
2021 IACP: Stu Webb Lecture - Truth & Reconciliation: Healing Wounds Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tuti 1.5
2021 IACP: Fragile! Handle with Care: Transforming Difficult Cases Deborah Gilman, Lisa Standish 3.0
2021 IACP: 14 Habits of Highly Effective Collaborative Professionals (with apologies to Mr. Covey). Forrest Mosten, Ron Ousky 1.5
2021 Changes, Practical Applications and Issues now that the UCLA Statute has been Enacted (14th VaCP) Teresa Cole, JD, Karen Keyes, JD & Cheryl Smith, JD 1.25
2021 BEYOND SPREAD SHEETS AND CASH FLOW – A DEEP DIVE INTO THE FINANCIAL NEUTRAL ROLES AS FACILITATOR, MEDIATOR AND ADVISOR CPNV: Debbie May CPA, CFP, CDFA and Robin Taub, J.D. 1.5
2021 ADULT ADHD IN COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE: A POWERFUL, UNDER-RECOGNIZED X FACTOR CPNV: Kate Scharff, PhD 1.5
2021 A Deeper Dive into the Role of the Child Specialist (14th VaCP) Natalie Goldberg, LCSW & Lisa Herrick, PhD 2.75
2020 Yikes-My Client is recently sober-integrating substance abuse recover into a parenting plan CPNV: Natalie Goldberg & George Young 1.5
2020 The Psychological and Ethical Dimensions of Collaborative Practice David A. Hoffman, Collaborative Attorney & Mediator 6
2020 The New Normal Lisa Herrick and Natalie Goldberg 1.5
2020 Addressing Full Disclosure of Ambiguous Adultery in Collaborative Divorce Steve Goldman, JD & David Ginsbeg, JD 1.5
2019 What's IACP Got To Do With It? Chris Farish, JD .5
2019 Valuing the Children – Understanding the role and effective uses of a Child Specialist in Collaborative Practice Yuval, Berger, Kristin Little, Deborah Clemmensen 1
2019 Managing Client Expectations About the Collaborative Process Jennifer Bradley; Debbie Beach; Caroline Girgis; and Dwayne Grady 1.5
2019 Creating Child-Focused Parenting Plans CPTI: Barbara Burr, Adele D’Ari & Lisa Herrick 6
2019 Collaborative Boot Camp: An Experiential Day of Refining Skills and Deepening Team Cohesion (12th 11-11-19) Barbara Burr, JD & Lisa Herrick, PhD 5.5
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