We’d love to have you join us! King County Collaborative Law is an organization devoted to supporting high standards for practicing Collaborative Professionals. Please review the membership requirements below before starting your application process.

If you don’t yet meet the membership requirements, consider becoming a Friend of KCCL.
If you have questions about KCCL Membership, contact our Membership Committee.
Review IACP Standards for Collaborative Practitioners here.

KCCL Membership Requirements

Membership LevelNew MembersRenewing MembersMentor LevelFriends
MembershipsMust be a Member of IACP or plan to become a member within the next 7 days
international academy of collaborative professionals
Must have renewed membership in IACP or plan to do so within the next 7 days
international academy of collaborative professionals
Must have renewed membership in IACP or plan to do so within the next 7 days
international academy of collaborative professionals
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StandardsCommit to and comply with the IACP minimum ethical standards and IACP Standards for Collaborative PractitionersCommit to and comply with the IACP minimum ethical standards and IACP Standards for Collaborative PractitionersCommit to and comply with the IACP minimum ethical standards and IACP Standards for Collaborative PractitionersN/A
Voluntary Practice GroupMust be a member of a voluntary practice group and have attended at least 2 meetings in the past yearAttend 6 meetings per year in a voluntary practice groupAttend 6 meetings per year in a voluntary practice groupN/A
InsuranceMust carry professional liability insuranceMust carry professional liability insuranceMust carry professional liability insuranceN/A
FeesKCCL dues: $150/yr or $130/yr if a member of KCBA CL SectionKCCL dues: $150/yr or $130/yr if a member of KCBA CL SectionKCCL dues: $150/yr or $130/yr if a member of KCBA CL SectionN/A
Committee WorkJoin and actively participate in a KCCL or other qualifying Collaborative Law committeeActively participate in a KCCL or other qualifying Collaborative Law committeeN/AN/A
EducationIACP Minimum standards for Collaborative Practitioners

Events and Trainings

Every two years, complete 6 hours of continuing education, which may include presenting or attending training, in Collaborative Law, alternate dispute resolution, and/or peacemaking.  Members are encouraged to dedicate 2 of those hours to the topic of domestic violence

Events and Trainings

Every two years, complete 6 hours of continuing education, which may include presenting or attending training, in Collaborative Law, alternate dispute resolution, and/or peacemaking.  Members are encouraged to dedicate 2 of those hours to the topic of domestic violence

Events and Trainings

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Cross-Discipline TrainingN/AEvery three years, engage in a minimum of 3 hours of interactive cross-discipline trainingEvery three years, engage in a minimum of 3 hours of interactive cross-discipline trainingN/A
Minimum years of practiceN/AN/AMinimum of 5 practice years with a significant number of cases in your discipline areaN/A
Commitment to serve as mentor in lieu of committee workN/AN/AServe, in next year, as a mentor to a KCCL member who has completed fewer than 5 casesN/A