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President’s Update – November 2022

By Bob Merlin
Welcome to the Holiday Season! I cannot believe it is already the middle of November! Two weeks ago, FACP proudly sponsored and assisted the IACP to put on its annual Forum in Orlando – the first time the Forum was held in Florida.

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Breaking News – FACP Instagram Account Is Back In Business!

By Holly Haggerty
FACP Practice Groups Next Generation Divorce in Tampa and Choose Collaborative in South Florida are planning World Creativity and Innovation Week.

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President’s Update – October 2022

By Bob Merlin
I am very excited to share what recently happened and what is about to happen in FACP. On April 15-21, we celebrated the United Nations’ World Creativity and Innovation Week.

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President’s Update – September 2022

By Bob Merlin
For the first time ever, the International Academy of Collaborative professionals will be holding its annual conference, the Forum, in Florida. On October 27-30, 2022, Collaborative professionals from around the world will gather in Orlando (Kissimmee) at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center.

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President’s Update – August 2022

By Bob Merlin
Hello, my fellow Collaborative professionals and members of FACP. I hope you have enjoyed your summer. We are fortunate to live and work in Florida where the weather is typically bearable and often glorious.

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President’s Update – June 2022

By Bob Merlin
WOW! I still cannot get over what a great time we had in Tampa at the tenth annual FACP Conference! There was so much positive energy, enthusiasm and fun.

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When Does the Collaborative Process Commence?

By Jeffrey P. Wasserman
The Collaborative Process does not technically begin until both clients hire independent counsel and there is a signed Participation Agreement.

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President’s Update – May 2022

By Bob Merlin
I am very excited to share what recently happened and what is about to happen in FACP. On April 15-21, we celebrated the United Nations’ World Creativity and Innovation Week.

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President’s Update – April 2022

By Bob Merlin
Greetings to all of my fellow members of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals. No doubt you have heard about the UN World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) and Day (WCID).

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President’s Update – March 2022

By Bob Merlin
Happy spring, my fellow Florida Collaborative professionals. I hope that you and your families have been, and continue to be, healthy.

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UN Event Features Collaboration to Solve World Problems

By Holly Haggerty
FACP Practice Groups Next Generation Divorce in Tampa and Choose Collaborative in South Florida are planning World Creativity and Innovation Week.

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President’s Update – February 2022

By Bob Merlin
I began writing this letter as I was participating in a Zoom call hosted by the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals to help Collaborative communities around the world.

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