Scholarship for Collaborative Law Basic Training
King County Collaborative Law (KCCL), through its Membership Committee, offers one $300 scholarship per year towards the cost of a Collaborative Law basic training that meets KCCL’s membership standards.
In addition to the financial benefit of the scholarship award, the award recipient receives a one-year membership to KCCL at the “Friends of KCCL” level at no cost to the award recipient. Through that membership, the award recipient can learn of additional training opportunities and of opportunities to meet members of the KCCL community, all of which will help the award recipient meet the requirements of becoming a new member of KCCL. Receiving the training helps the scholarship award recipient to connect with our vibrant Collaborative Law community and to establish a Collaborative Law practice with our members.
The application must:
Attend the training within one year of receiving the scholarship award (see all training requirements above)
Be willing to join KCCL after completing all new membership requirements
Be income eligible, which is at or below the most recently posted King County Median income
Not have previously undergone the Collaborative Law Basic Training; and
Be interested in becoming a Collaboratively trained professional and in engaging in Collaborative Law work.
The applicant must submit her or his application to the Chair of the KCCL Membership Committee at least two months before the Collaborative Law basic training she or he intends to attend (see training requirements above).
The application must:
Frequently Asked Questions About KCCL Membership
If you’re interested in joining King County Collaborative Professionals but have questions about membership, check out these FAQs. If you don't see your question answered here, contact us.
We ask members to join IACP within 7 days after joining KCCL. KCCL is a “Whole Group” under IACP meaning all our members are also members of IACP. This assures our members have the training to offer the highest standard of Collaborative practice. As a member of KCCL, you get a discount on your IACP membership.
You can join KCCL and promise to join IACP within 7 days. When you sign up for IACP indicate that you are a member of KCCL. You are expected to follow through on your pledge and join IACP.
These are voluntary groups of Collaborative Law Practitioners who meet regularly to build community and discuss topics of interest to Collaborative Practice. Some offer continuing education credits for professionals. KCCL has a Family Law Practice Group that meets monthly, check the calendar for more information. Involvement in a Practice Group is a great way to get known in the Collaborative community and to learn more about the challenges and rewards of Collaborative Practice.
Some practice groups are open and some are closed to new members. There are open practice groups operating in this area, check the Collaborative Organizations page for links to their websites. Most open practice group meetings are included on our calendar.