Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois for Professionals

Our mission“To advance Collaborative Practice as a conflict resolution option in Illinois.”

Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois (CLII) provides:

  • Networking – Develop relationships with other Collaborative Law professionals that lead to new opportunities.
  • Support – Meet other professionals who understand your challenges and can share practical solutions.
  • Education – Expand your depth of knowledge in Collaborative Law techniques through ongoing training classes and seminars.

Designed for new CLII Fellows during their first year of membership. It is intended to:

  • Add value to new members
  • Meet the specific needs of new members
  • Foster optimal practice alignment with CLII values and standards
  • Embrace both discipline-specific and cross-discipline collaborative practices
  • Provide an incentive for CLII experienced leaders to volunteer as mentors
  • Establish expectations and accountabilities for mentors and mentees

Mentors are CLII Fellows who:

  • Are members in good standing for two years
  • Have participated in a minimum of 5 collaborative divorce teams that have completed the divorce process

Mentors will receive one hour of FCST credit for each hour of face to face, telephone or online mentoring provided. Read this for more information about being paired with, or serving as a mentor. Or, contact / 312-882-800

Find out more about the benefits of CLII membership when you read about joining us, download our brochure (brochure.pdf) or visit us at our next event.

Our members
Our members are Illinois attorneys, coaches, child specialists, and financial advisors who believe in the Collaborative Law approach.
All members are committed to the CLII Principles and Guidelines.