Welcome to the Collaborative Law Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania

CLASP is an association of professionals who are trained in the Collaborative Process, which helps clients to resolve disputes respectfully without going to court.

The Collaborative Process focuses on the needs and goals of the clients and the preservation of relationships among family members or business associates.

The Collaborative Process can be used to negotiate and resolve the following:

  • Divorce including Custody, Support, Alimony and Allocation of Marital Property
  • Prenuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Wills and Estates
  • Guardianships and other Elder Law issues
  • Civil matters such as Employment, Real Estate and Construction
  • Business Formation and Dissolution


If you are a Collaboratively Trained Professional who would like to join CLASP please complete the documents below:

News and Events

May 25, 2016 – Kaplan Lecture - From NASA to NYPD: Embedding Mediation Skills in Unlikely Environments
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CLASP Forum for the Future - Thursday, June 2nd, from 2:00 to 8:00, to celebrate 10 year anniversary of CLASP! A workshop for the future, cocktails, dinner and brief business meeting for CLASP Members.
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September 22-24, 2016
Three-Day Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training – Attend this training and become a Collaborative Professional.
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