Tesler is a a pioneer in interdisciplinary collaborative legal
practice. She is founding director of the
Institute, author of Collaborative
Law: Achieving Effective Resolution Without Litigation. Her
workshops and writings catalyzed an international movement called
"Collaborative Law" that is changing the face of family law in 28
nations. In this dialogue we talk about the role of empathy in
transforming law into a healing and collaborative profession.
"We believe that law can be a healing profession, and that lawyers can
be peacemakers. At the Integrative Law Institute, our mission is to bring
insights and tools to lawyers so that they have what they need to return
the practice of law to this original purpose: helping people reach
resolution that heals the conflict."