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Susan Butler, (Lawyer/Mediator)

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   4000 Legato Road, Suite 400
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Email:
  sbutler@shoun.com
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Education


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Licenses


J.D.

LL.B.

Ph.D.

Psy.D

Ed.D.

L.E.P.

LCSW

LPC

LMFT

Psychiatrist

CFP®

CPA

ChFC

Professional Activities


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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Susan Butler, (Lawyer/Mediator)

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Phone:
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Collaborative Practice Group Membership


Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia

Collaborative Services


Education


Licenses


Member of the Virginia, DC, Maryland, Connecticut and United States Supreme Court Bars ,J.D.

Professional Activities


CURRENT:
Motions Conciliator and Neutral Case Evaluator, Fairfax County Circuit Court
Certified by the Virginia Supreme Court to Mediate Circuit Court Family Cases
Mediator, VSB Fee Dispute Panel
Faculty, VSB Law School Professionaism Course Co-Chair

PRIOR:

Collaborative Practice Training


Year Course Title Instructor Hours
Basic/ Introductory Collaborative Law or Interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Training.
2008 Interdisciplinary Team Training Pritchard/Miller/Rounds/Hill 20
30-Hr Interest-Based Negotiation & Mediation Skills
2019 AAML Mediation Training I was on faculty 40
2005 Mediation Skills and Process Shearhouse 20
2005 Family Mediation Skills and Process Foskett 20
Additional 15 hours Intermediate/ Advanced interest-based negotiation, communication skills, collaborative, or basic professional coach training
2009 Tools for Engaging Collaborative Cases Fauss, Robbins, Smollar 2
2009 Overcoming Impassse in Mediation Settle 1.5
2009 Mediator Ethics Campbell & Siford 2
2009 Jumpstarting Your Collaborative Practice Fauss/ Robbins/ Smollar 2
2009 How To Best Utilize Your Collaborative Financial Mitlehner 1
2009 Emotional Dynamics of Collaborative Divorce Herrick/ Hembree/ D'Ari 2
2008 Intermediate Collaborative Training Tesler 2
2007 Improving Your Negotiating Skills Jackson 3
Annual 4 hours collaborative continuing education (basic, intermediate, or advanced)
2022 Transitiong Clients in Collaborative Divorce McHugh/Cole 1.5
2022 Practicing Insight Mediation IACP/Jacinta Gallant 12.5
2021 The Psychological and Ethical Dimensions of Collaborative Practice David A. Hoffman, Collaborative Attorney & Mediator 4.75
2021 Should Virginia Create a Legal Presumption of Shared Custody d'Ari, Herrick, Bradley 1.5
2021 Mediator Ethics Michael West 2.0
2021 Mediation Tips and the ABC's of Mediation AAML/Brend 1.5
2020 Virtual Negotiating AAML 1.5
2020 Formulating and Asking Questions for Successful Outcomes VA Mediation Network/O'Sullivan 1.5
2020 A Deck Stacked with ACES: How A Scientific Study Can Improve Our Service to Client AAML 1
2019 Cross-Border Family Mediation Kucinski 30
2019 ASD/Neuro-diversity in the Family Jamell White 1.5
2018 What? So What? Now What? (The Role of Self Reflection in Mediator Professional Development) Jeannette Twomey 2
2018 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (December 22, 2017) Mary E. Szpanka, CPA 2
2018 Mental Health Issues in Family Mediation Bennett//Hirsch 2.0
2018 Creating Child Focused Parenting Plans Lisa Herrick 2
2018 An Attorney's Perspective on: Mediating Family Law Cases Peter W. Buchbauer 2
2018 2018 General Assembly Play With Child Support Danny Burk 1
2017 Impartiality & Quality: Walking the Tightrope of Client's Perceptions Richards 2
2017 Ethical Advocacy in Mediation McCammon/Roush 2
2017 Advanced Family Law Retreat VTLA 3
2016 Solving Ethical Dilemmas in Mediation I was the instructor. 1
2016 Client Science for Collaborative Professionals Aaron 4
2015 Dignity: The Essential Role It Plays in Resolving Conflict Donna Hicks 1
2015 Beyond Marketing: Growing Your Collaborative Practice Through Passion, Innovation & Courage Ron Ousky 6
2015 Advanced Skills to Break the Communication Code in Mediations AAML (various) 9.5
2015 AAML Negotiation Seminar/Program on Negotiation @ Harvard Law School Robert Mnookin 20
2014 Understanding Attachement Styles and its Application in Collaborative Divorce Cases Yuval Berger MSW, RSW and Lisa Alexander, B.A LL.B 7
2013 Understanding Alcohol & Drug Addictions in the Collaborative Process Jan Beauregard, LPC, CSAC, CSAT 1.5
2013 Tax Implications of Divorce and 2013 Changes to Tax Code Keith Lindahl, CPA 1
2013 Overcoming Barriers to Settlement Nina Meierding, MS, JD 7
2013 Ins and Outs of A Successful Mediation Hon. Stanley P. Klein 3
2013 Impact of Divorce on Young Children: Separating the Myths from the Truths Lisa Herrick, Ph.D. 1
2013 Ethics Guidelines for Collaborative Practice: MD, DC and VA I was instructor with Sue Soler, Robin Taub, Jan White, Debbie May and Paul Smollar 2
2013 Dispute Resolution with LGBT Families Minter, Silber & Soler 4
2012 Working with Mixed Orientation Couples in Collaborative Divorce Kimberly Brooks, LPC 1
2012 When Our Clients Are Anxious and Depressed - How We Can Help Them and the Team Process David Kupfer, PhD 1
2012 Update on Collaborative Protocols I was instructor with Paul Smollar, Esq., and Jan White, Esq. 1.5
2012 The Infinity Loop Herrick & d'Ari 1
2012 Mediator Ethics Campbell & Stallings 2
2012 Mediating Spousal Support in Tough Economic Times I was instructor 2
2012 Debt as an Impediment in Mediation Bob Carpenter 2
2012 Challenges in the Collaborative Process - VaCP Conference Dana Cogen, M.D.; Viola Vaughn-Eden, PhD, LCSW; Marie Donlan, LMFT, CSAC 2
2012 Advanced Child Support Scenarios in Mediation Steven Roadcap 2
2011 Mediator Ethics Spahn & McCammon 2
2011 Having Productive Difficult Conversations: Key to Effective Conflict Resolution Morrison/ Schenkel/ Stickley/ Yoder 3
2011 Fee Dispute Mediation Tranining Virginia State Bar 4
2011 Exploring Bias Within the Collaborative Team CPNV 1
2010 From Grievance to Agreement Buscho 5
2010 DC Metro's Best Practice Protocol Resource for a Full Team Model White/ Soler/ Smollar 1.5
2010 Cognitive Barriers to Conflict Resolution Twomey 3.5
2010 Challenges and Benefits of Co-Mediating Cairnie 1.5
2010 Art and Science of Resilience Izzo/Miller 5
2010 All Fired Up: Neurobiology and Implications for Collaborative Practice Cameron 1.5
2008 Mediator Ethics NVMS 2
2008 Cultural Issues in Mediation NVMS 7.5
2005 Resolving Economic Issues in Divorce NVMS 12
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