Collaborative Law

It Takes the Little Things

In one of my first practice group meetings as a newly trained Collaborative Practitioner more than five years ago the thought came to me that Collaborative Practice is similar to a sports team.

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Welcome to My Collaborative Team

We Are a Catalyst For Change.

My Collaborative Team produces and distributes the #1 weekly newsletter and directory for Collaborative Professionals.

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Mutual destruction

What's your divorce look like?

Most people know what happens in a divorce: one spouse files a petition, serves the other spouse, and the battle begins.

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For Your Family

Protect your children

Do you want to protect your children from the poison of a litigated divorce? There is an alternative. Explore the benefits of a collaborative divorce

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Collaborative Law

What's the difference?

Do you want a stranger to decide the terms of your divorce settlement and how much time you spend with your children? There is an alternative. Explore the benefits of a collaborative divorce

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The Collaborative Process

Cynthia Stump Swanson

Davie Professional Building 2830 N.W. 41st St. Suite M Gainesville, Florida, United States 32606

Cynthia Stump Swanson is the senior attorney and sole shareholder of the firm. She graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1981 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1982. Since that time, her practice has focused primarily on legal matters which involve individual and family related matters, including adoptions, wills and probate, divorces, and family law appeals.

Cynthia is actively involved in the legal community and chairs the Family Law Section of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association. She has published several book chapters and articles, and writes a monthly column on family law for the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association newsletter. She is a member of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, the Florida Adoption Council, and the James C. Adkins Inn of Court and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, a national association of approximately 300 attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the field of adoption law.

She has been the volunteer legal counsel for Planned Parenthood of North Central Florida, Inc. since 1995, and serves as a volunteer attorney for Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. She is the 2003 recipient of the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Eighth Judicial Circuit. Since 1983, she has been a member of the Pilot Club of Greater Gainesville, Inc., a community service organization dedicated to providing funds and support for those with brain disorders, and to hearing impaired children in our community, and supporting qualified students at the University of Florida through the Southern Scholarship Foundation.

Cynthia is trained in Collaborative Practice, and is a member of the Gainesville Collaborative Divorce Team.

Contact Ms. Swanson at:
Davie Professional Building
2830 N.W. 41st St. Suite M
Gainesville, FL 32606

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