The past Co-Chair of the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver group, Jon Lazar, will provide a synopsis of what a ‘formal’ collaborative family law file looks like; what makes it different than other dispute resolution processes; and why he is so passionate about trying to get most separating or divorce couples to consider using a collaborative model.
Jon Lazar is a the head of the Family Law Group at Watson Goepel LLP, a full-service regional law firm based in downtown Vancouver. He assists clients in all areas of family law, from issues arising from divorce or separation, to specific areas related to property division, children (guardianship, parenting time, residency and child protection), and pre or post-marriage style agreements.
His practice is exclusively focused on assisting clients with out-of-court settlement procedures including Collaborative Family Law, Integrative Mediation, and other settlement based approaches. Jon is a Certified Family Law Mediator and works with couples or with multi-party family law disputes.
Jon is the past Co-Chair of the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver Society, a founding member of the BC Collaborative Roster Society, has guest lectures UBC Law School, and has served as a panelist at various professional trainings and functions.
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