Membership Requirements

Becoming a
CLP Collaborative Practitioner

In order to be eligible for membership in the Collaborative Law Professional as a Collaborative Practitioner, you must:

 

  • Be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the field of law, accounting, financial services, or mental health;
  • Be committed to the principles of collaborative law;
  • Aspire to meeting the minimum standards for Collaborative Practitioners for his or her profession;
  • Complete a minimum of twelve (12) hours of collaborative law training and thirty (30) hours of mediation training either prior to being admitted to membership or within one year of being admitted to membership;
  • Commit to participating in continuing education in the fields of family law, mediation, or collaborative law for a minimum of four (4) hours per year;
  • Pay all required dues imposed by the association; and
  • Meet the attendance and participation requirements, as determined by the Executive Board.

Interested in Joining the CLP as a
Collaborative Practitioner?

Becoming a
CLP Assiociate Member

In order to be eligible for membership in the Collaborative Law Professional as an Associate Member, a candidate must:

 

  • Be licensed in good standing to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in his or her chosen profession;
  • Be committed to the principles of collaborative law;
  • Complete twelve (12) hours of training in collaborative law either prior to being admitted to membership or within one year of being admitted to membership;
  • Attend four (4) scheduled business meetings of the association each year; and
  • Pay all required dues imposed by the association

Interested in Joining the CLP as an
Associate Member?