Posts Categorized: Science and family law

Neuroscience Awareness – Boutet in Law Pro Magazine

Boutet continues to educate lawyers on how to be more effective in their duties and how to better respond to our clients’ needs by sharing her knowledge about neuroscience with Law Pro. Read the full article in LawPRO Magazine.

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Nathalie Boutet to speak at Osgoode LLM course

On Oct. 20, Toronto family lawyer Nathalie Boutet will share her expertise on “The Neuroscience of Conflict” with LLM students at Osgoode Hall Law School. Boutet, a pioneer in the field of Neuro Family Law — the integration of the science

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Personal Management an Important Part of Lawyers’ Success

Boutet offers a training seminar for Lawyers approved by the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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Leave Negativity at the Door in Family Law Proceedings

Bad-mouthing a client or gossiping about opposing counsel in a family law proceeding is a signal that you may be part of the problem instead of the solution, Toronto family lawyer Nathalie Boutet recently told attendants of Collaborative Practice Durham

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Interest-based negotiation techniques for negotiation – Nathalie Boutet in Lawyers Weekly

The Lawyers Weekly newspaper sought out the expertise of family law negotiator Nathalie Boutet to discuss best practices for out of court negotiation techniques. Boutet comes back to true and trusted “Interest-based negotiation”, the effective technique developed by Roger Fisher

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Law Firms Must Promote Well Being of Staff – Nathalie Boutet in The Lawyers Weekly

Nathalie Boutet was mentioned in Advocate Daily for an article discussing legal firms taking a look at mental health. Read the full article on Lawyers Weekly.

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Opt for calm, rational responses for a healthy workplace – Nathalie Boutet in Lawyers Weekly

While it may come naturally to lawyers to think fast and react quickly, the method may not work when dealing with interoffice conflict, Toronto family lawyer Nathalie Boutet says in Lawyers Weekly. In an article discussing healthy work environments, Boutet says: “Our jobs

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Self-regulation skills

Nathalie Boutet is featured on AdvocateDaily.com to discuss the subject of self-regulation skills to be taught at upcoming seminar.

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Brain science clarifies role of emotions in ADR – Nathalie Boutet in Lawyers Weekly

When co-operation is eroding during the ADR process, facilitators are looking more frequently to brain science to understand what promotes settlements, Toronto family lawyer Nathalie Boutet writes in The Lawyers Weekly. When it comes to how the science of the

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The New Mediator – Nathalie Boutet in Advocate Daily

Nathalie Boutet is featured on AdvocateDaily.com to promote her new workshop The New Mediator: The Neuroscience of self-regulation. Read the full article here.

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The New Mediator: The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation

Mediators and Lawyers will: Understand the brain science behind what throws people off balance and the impact on everybody in the mediating process – especially clients Recognize and be able to maintain the integrity of the process and not be derailed

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Lawyers In Control of Their Emotions Achieve Better Results

Lawyers are known to have strong personalities. It figures lawyers get right into the trenches; we take pride in our work and the results we achieve for our clients. We are trained to defend one perspective – that of our

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The New Negotiator: The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation

We would like to announce and invite you to attend the new lawyer conference The New Negotiator:  The Neuroscience of Self-Regulation. Negotiators and Mediators will: Understand the brain science behind what throws people off balance and the impact on everybody

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Divorce and the Brain – Nathalie Boutet in Law Society Gazette

Nathalie is featured in Law Society Gazette to discuss divorce and the brain. http://www.lsuc.com/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=2147490199

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Boutet Advocates for Neuroscience in Family Law – Nathalie Boutet interviewed by Law Times

written by Michael McKiernan published in Law Times   A crash course in neuroscience can dramatically improve family lawyers’ relationships with their clients, according to a Toronto practitioner. Nathalie Boutet, a mediation and collaborative partner at Basman Smith LLP and

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The Neuro Family Law Conference held in Toronto in June was another HIT!

I am very excited to report that we held the Neuro Family Law Conference for a third time in Ontario this June. The Neuro Family Law Conference provides neuro science and other practical information to practitioners who deal with separating

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Practicing “Negotiation with the brain in mind” ©: A case for interest-based negotiation – Nathalie Boutet in OBA ADR magazine

   Published in the Ontario Bar Association News under the     Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Section    Volume 20, No.1 – February 2012 People contemplating separation have frequently endured long periods of time, sometimes years, in unhappy, acrimonious and even

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The Neuro Family Law Institute

The Neuro Family Law Institute website is online and we invite you to visit and get involved. You can view the website at http://neurofamilylawinstitute.org   Vision and Mission of the Neuro Family Law Institute Vision: The Neuro Family Law Institute will transform

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The Neuro Family Law Conference Was a Hit!

We would like to take a moment to thank all of those who attended the first ever Neuro Family Law Conference. We would also like to thank Dr. Linda Page for sharing her knowledge of how the brain works and

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Making Mistakes Over and Over Again? Why People Make the Same Mistakes Repeatedly

Making the same mistakes over and over again may cause divorce because our partners will not forever tolerate us making mistakes that we promised we would not make again. We make the same mistakes because that is how our brain

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Neuroplastic Changes And How Changing Brain Patterns Can Change Everything – Even The Effects Of Separation

The plasticity of the brain has only recently come to light from the world of neuroscience. In 2007, Norman Doidge wrote the book “The Brain That Changes Itself”. In The Brain That Changes Itself, Doidge points to the brain’s real ability

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Neuroplasticity and Family Law – Toronto Family Law Lawyer Shows Clients How to Begin Emotional Healing

Neuroplasticity is the new buzz word all over the world. Neuroplasticity is the brain’s property to change or modify its structure and its function through mental experience. It was once assumed that around adulthood, the brain became fixed and we

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