Title: Family Law 101 Webinar
Date: Wednesday, March 2
Time: Noon to 1PM
Presenter: Jodi Colton, Esq.
Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the divorce process, and will address the primary components of a divorce, including parental responsibility, timesharing, equitable distribution, alimony, and child support. This training is intended to provide Collaborative Mental Health Professionals the one hour of training required for FACP credentialing. To qualify for CEU credits, attendees must attend the live webinar (no pre-recorded trainings are eligible for CEU credits).
This is a webinar that is intended for non-lawyers. Also, this webinar provides what is necessary for non-lawyers to receive FACP credentialing
About Presenter: Jodi Colton is a graduate of Harvard Law School and a Partner at Brinkley Morgan. Her practice is exclusively focused on complex family law matters, including divorce, parental responsibility/timesharing and paternity matters for high net worth individuals. In addition, Ms. Colton regularly drafts and negotiates prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Ms. Colton’s legal career began in the New York City office of Latham & Watkins as a corporate litigator. Ms. Colton also practiced at large firms in Philadelphia and Minneapolis where she worked on a broad range of business and other litigation matters in federal and state courts. Ms. Colton draws upon her background in corporate and commercial litigation to assist her clients in sophisticated family law matters. She routinely represents high-net-worth and high-profile individuals in cases involving the valuation and equitable distribution of financial and business assets, including closely held corporations, professional practices, real estate,
deferred compensation plans, stock plans, and other financial assets, as well as timesharing and parental responsibility/custody issues.
Ms. Colton is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and a trained Collaborative Lawyer. She believes that most family law cases can, and should, be resolved without protracted litigation. Ms. Colton has found that a well-negotiated settlement is often the most effective way to achieve the best possible resolution for her clients facing complex and multifaceted divorces and other family law matters. However, when a negotiated settlement is not possible, Ms. Colton zealously advocates on behalf of her clients to help them achieve their desired outcome through litigation.
Ms. Colton is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, was selected to the 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list, and is recognized in The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers. An active member of the community, she currently serves as Co-Chair of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee, and is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Unified Family Practice Committee, and the Equitable Distribution Committee of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar. Ms. Colton is a Founding Member of the Palm Beach Chapter of the American Academy for Certified Financial Litigators and a member of the Susan
Greenberg Family Law American Inn of Court of the Palm Beaches.
During law school, Ms. Colton served as President of the Harvard Mediation Program and as a mediation trainer and a mediator in Boston area courts. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Colton worked in the Office of the General Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Ms. Colton lives in Delray Beach with her husband and their two children.