Lea Anderson served as a Course Leader of Penn State Law’s “Collaborative Law Training: The Basics and More,” held on October 20 and 21 in Carlisle, PA. The two-day course, sponsored in part by CLASP (Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania), trained participants in collaborative law according to the International Academy of Collaborative Law Professionals standards. Registrants received CLE credits for two full days of continued education.
Since 2007, Lea has concentrated her family law practice in the methods of collaborative law, which reaches resolution by settlement customized to address the needs of each separate case. Collaborative law is practiced outside the court process and allows the parties to maintain healthy relationships with children and extended family during and after the divorce.
Lea is an active and founding member of CLASP and is actively involved with the IACP (International Academy of Collaborative Professionals). She was instrumental in the formation of the new Collaborative Law Committee of the Allegheny County Bar Association in 2011. She serves as it’s first Vice Chairperson.
Lea has been named to the 2010 and 2011 List of Best Lawyers in America for Family Law: Collaborative Law