Requirements – Benefits – Applications

CLII Fellows Requirements

  • Institute (CLII) members are referred to as “Fellows”
  • Hold a commitment to the principles and guidelines of the Collaborative Law (CL) process.
  • Agree to maintain the ethical standards of CLII (based on those of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals).
  • Maintain professional credentials and be a member in good standing of your profession as an Attorney or Mental Health or Financial Professional.
  • Maintain current professional liability/malpractice insurance coverage.
  • Complete a two-day Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training course and additional related skills training (please see our application for details).
  • Agree to continue your development as a Collaborative Professional with annual continuing education (FCST – Fellows Collaborative Skills Training). The requirement is: To renew in the first calendar year following the year in which a member is approved, the member must provide at the time of renewal, proof of the completion of a minimum of six (6) hours of FSCT;
    Starting the second calendar year following the year in which a member is approved, the member must report every other year his or her fulfillment of FCST requirement (a minimum of six hours for each year or a total of twelve hours every two years).
  • FCST credits may include IACP webinars, which can satisfy up to 6 hrs. within a 2-year reporting period.
  • Maintain membership in the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP). Dues are discounted for CLII Fellows to $100.
  • Pay the annual Fellows Membership dues addressed in the application.
    *  For further details on requirements, click here: CLII Membership Requirements.
  • If an attorney from another state meets our requirements to become a CLII Fellow, they may be approved as a Fellow and listed on the CLII website with a notation of what state they are licensed to practice.

Benefits of CLII Membership

  • Placement on our email/mailing list for the latest CLII news
  • Placement on the CLII list-serv to participate in ongoing Collaborative-related discussions
  • A listing on the CLII website with contact information and a live email link
  • Access to Collaborative process forms for use within your practice
  • Eligibility for reduced registration rates for CLII training programs and IACP group membership dues
  • Eligible to purchase and use marketing materials developed by CLII and IACP
  • Use of the CLII logo on your web site
  • Additional opportunities for networking, support, and professional growth at regional Practice Group meetings
  • Click here for further details on CLII Membership Requirements

CLII Application Forms:

New Member application
Renewal Application 2017
Child Specialist Application Form
[ All application forms are in pdf format.]

Not sure about joining CLII? You do not have to be a member to attend some of our events. Many people feel attending a meeting is the best way to decide if our organization is right for them. For any additional information, please contact us.