Douglas C. Reynolds
Law practice since 1973 in business (profit and non-profit), finance, real estate, and trust & estate matters.
Settlement counsel, mediator and arbitrator.
Consultant/facilitator for conflict resolution and group process.
Senior diversity management consultant with Vernā Myers Consulting Group, LLC (2000-present) for law firms, law schools, and public and private law departments.
Principal / founding member �' The New Law Center, LLC, a law, dispute resolution and organizational consulting firm.
Senior partner in the Boston firm of Peabody & Arnold LLP (1986-1999); Business Law Department Chair; Management Committee member; ADR Practice Chair; and leader of practice groups and firm projects.
Practice in Worcester, Massachusetts: Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee (1973-1976); Cope & Wilson, P.C. (1976-1984; shareholder, president); and Bowditch & Dewey (1984-1986; partner, Management Committee member).
Collaborative Law in Business, Employment, Estate and Other Civil Disputes
Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Inc. (1999-present) �' past Board Member and 1st Chair of Civil Practice Section; current member of Advisory Committee, Special Projects Committee and Education and Training Committee.
Author of journal articles and developer of teaching materials for Collaborative Law trainings.
Faculty member/speaker in over 45 Collaborative Law programs.
Professional & Community Service
Diversity Committee, Boston Bar Association (1998-2001), Member.
Belmont Against Racism, Inc., Co-founder, Board Member, Chair (1992-2003).
Boston Law Firm Group (diversity initiative) (1994-99), Active member, speaker, author.
Mass. Bar Assoc, Business Law Section Council (1995-97), Banking Law Committee Chair.
Massachusetts Bar Association, Law Practice Section Council (1983-1991), Chair.
�™ Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (1986-90), Board Member.
�™ Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts (1977-86), Chair.
Belmont Task Force-Reuse of Metropolitan State Hospital Property (1992-2000), Chair.
Princeton, Massachusetts Zoning Board of Appeals (1978-81), Chair.
Princeton, Massachusetts Historic District Study Commission (1979-81), Member.
Families First Parenting Programs, Inc. (1990-2002), Chair.
Center for Restorative Justice (Suffolk University) (2001-2003), Advisory Board Member.
American Red Cross, Central Mass. Chapter (1979-86), Board Member & Counsel.
Dartmouth College, B.A. (1969);
Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1973).
545 Concord Avenue, Suite #15|
Cambridge MA 02138 USA
| Dartmouth College, B.A. (1969);
Boston University School of Law, J.D. (1973).
|Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts (state and federal courts).|
|Type Of Practice|
|Law, dispute resolution, and management consulting.|
|Introduction to Collaborative Practice (12-16 hours).
Civil Collaborative Practice Training (16 hours).|
|1. Basic Introduction to Collaborative Practice (1.5 - 2.0 days).
2. Civil Collaborative Practice (2.0 days).
3. Talks, presentations, workshops (1.0 - 4.0 hours).
|Collaborative Training Attended|
|1. Training in Collaborative Law with Pauline H. Tesler, April 15, 2000 (full day�'prerequisite for membership in the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Inc.)
2. Advanced training with Chip Rose, May 2003 (2 days �' Advanced Collaborative Law Negotiation Skills Workshop).
3. IACP Forum Programs: 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2008.|
|Collaborative Training Offered|
| Program planner, faculty member and materials contributor for 1- and 2-day “Introduction to Collaborative Law / Collaborative Practice” at:
o Boston Bar Association �' January 2002.
o Greater Lowell Bar Association �' October 2002.
o Maine �' Kids First Center �' March 2008.
o Maryland Collaborative Law Association, Inc. �' October 2007.
o Maryland Collaborative Training Solutions �' September 2008.
o Massachusetts Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education �' April 2008.
o Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council, Inc. �' May 2007.
o Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. �' June 2001, March & April 2002, September 2003, September 2004 and September 2005.
o Suffolk University Law School �' Center for Advanced legal Studies �' March 2004, May 2005, September 2006, September 2007 and September 2008.
o Vermont Trial Lawyers Association �' November 2002 and April 2003.
o Western New England College School of Law �' April 2004.
Delivered talks and workshops on various “Collaborative Law / Collaborative Practice” subjects:
o American Bar Association Annual Meeting �' August 2002.
o Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Annual Convention �' June 2003.
o Association of Collaborative Practitioners of Ireland, 2nd Annual European Collaborative Practice Conference �' May 2008.
o Build Boston, Annual Convention �' November 2004.
o Citizens�™ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), Annual Meeting �' April 2003.
o Collaborative Law Association of New Hampshire �' June 2008.
o Council on Government Ethics Laws (COGEL) �' December 2005.
o Family Firm Institute (FFI), Annual Conference �' October 2004.
o Frank J. Murray Inn of Court �' Boston, MA �' February 2006.
o Harvard Law School, Project on Negotiation, Dispute Resolution Forum �' October 2001.
o Harvard Law School, Harvard Negotiation Law Review �' February 2002.
o International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Annual Forum �' Oct. 2004, Oct. 2005, Oct. 2006 & Oct. 2008 (full-day Pre-Forum moderator, plus one workshop).
o International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), Annual Meeting �' January 2006.
o Massachusetts Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Committee �' January 2002.
o New England Corporate Counsel Association �' February 2006.
o Northeastern University School of Law �' April 2001 and January 2003.
o Suffolk University Law School �' Selected Classes �' October 2001, March 2002 and October 2007.
|1. Alice Dansker Doyle, Mary McNeish Stengel
Collaborative Training Solutions
Office located at: 305 West Chesapeake Ave., Suite L-80
Towson, Maryland 21204
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 424
Eldersburg, Maryland 21784
2. Rita S. Pollak, Esq.
3 Harvard Ave., Suite 3
Brookline, MA 02446
3. Susan M. Miller
Aurora Financial Advisors, LLC
10 Laurel Ave., Suite 150
Wellesley, MA 02481
|I have reviewed the IACP Minimum Standards for Collaborative Practitioners and the IACP Ethical Standards for Collaborative Professionals. I verify that I meet the IACP Minimum Standards for Collaborative Practitioners and that I apply the IACP Ethical Standards for Collaborative Professionals in my collaborative practice.|
|I have reviewed the IACP Minimum Standards for Collaborative Trainers I verify that I am a Collaborative Practice trainer who meets those Minimum Standards.|
|I have reviewed the IACP Minimum Standards for a Collaborative Basic Training. I verify that the basic training that I offer as a Collaborative Practice trainer meets those Minimum Standards.|