Entries by Randall Poff

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Collaborative Strengths

Strengths of Collaborative Divorce One of the strengths of Collaborative Divorce is that it permits ownership and control of settlement process by the people most impacted by the settlement – the couple! The process responds to YOUR agenda, not the agenda of a lawyer or a judge or some other third party. So – with […]

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Video ~ Collaborative Divorce : A Safe Place

A Safe Place Watch this video, Collaborative Divorce: A Safe Place, and follow the true-life story of one couple going through their own collaborative divorce. Collaborative Divorce: A Safe Place is a twenty minute YouTube video produced by the International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and used by permission. ~~~ Randall Poff Collaborative Attorney & Mediator Ste. 340 […]

Mediation as an Option

Is Mediation a good Option for us?   Mediation is a way of resolving a dispute with the help of an impartial person (the mediator). The neutral mediator helps both of you discuss personal concerns and, if possible, reach a voluntary agreement. The mediator helps you both think about your individual needs and interests, clarify […]

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Pro Bono Spotlight

James O’Connor Pro Bono Spotlight From the Multnomah Lawyer, January 2019 Volume 65, Number 1 by Anthony Blake YLS Pro Bono Committee Early in life, James O’Connor realized he had an overarching desire to help people. He went to Georgetown Law School with the intent of using the law as a tool for change. After […]

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IACP Forum, Seattle

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals ~ Forum 19th Annual Networking and Educational Event October 25 to October 28, 2018 The Westin Seattle, WA Several of your Bridges Divorce professionals are back from the world collaborative conference in Seattle, Washington. IACP is the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, an international community of legal, mental health and […]

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Robin Williams on Conflict

Robin Williams (1951-2014) demonstrates CONFLICT with his Sesame Street friends Collaborative Divorce is so much more than simply negotiating out-of-court. Robin Williams used the collaborative divorce process and is said to have maintained an outstanding relationship with his ex wife. Said Williams during his 2008 divorce, “We will strive to be honest, cooperative and respectful as […]

T. Boone Pickens Tells How to Save Millions on Divorce

T. Boone Pickens was one of the featured presenters at a collaborative law conference in Texas. Following his talk with the group, he gave an entertaining and enlightening interview to the Dallas Business Journal — it’s written up here. Mr. Pickens used Collaborative Divorce in his recent parting of ways from his fourth wife, Madeleine. The energy tycoon said the collaborative […]

IACP Forum, San Francisco

October 27-30, 2011 Westin St. Francis / San Francisco Your Bridges Divorce professionals are back from the conference in San Francisco. IACP is the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, an international community of legal, mental health and financial professionals working in concert to create client-centered processes for resolving conflict. Vision Transform how conflict is resolved […]

Randall Poff

My primary office is in Beaverton, just off Sunset Highway, U.S. 26, at Bethany. Appointments at satellite offices throughout Oregon are available upon request.   Why I do this work? The one constant in family law is that each family is different. My practice: My primary goal has always been to help my clients get […]