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Catherine believes that compassion and understanding help pave the path to resolution. Her goal is to ensure that every client is satisfied that the best possible outcome was reached. Through listening to each client’s concerns, Catherine helps them determine their long-term objectives and assists them in gathering the information they need to make the best decision. Every situation is unique, and she works to find a solution tailored to individual circumstances. Her practice is limited to processes which resolve family disputes outside of court, including mediation and collaborative practice.
Her professional activities are a reflection of her commitment to conflict resolution. She is a frequent trainer and speaker at local, national and international events. She is a teacher with the Center for Understanding in Conflict, a Past President of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and a co-author of Collaborative Practice Materials.
She has received numerous awards and recognition for her work, including the Rex Sater Award for Excellence in Family Law from the Sonoma County Bar Association Family Law Section, the Eureka Award from Collaborative Practice California, Best Lawyers Santa Rosa Family Lawyer of the Year, and the Careers of Distinction award from the Sonoma County Bar Association.