30 Years in Practice. Collaborative Family Lawyers assist their clients in resolving divorce cases in a civil, humane, and physiologically healthy manner! Dignity, honesty and respect for the new or dissolving relationship are core values of Collaborative Practice that apply to all cases. Sheila is effective, efficient, and sincere! She will do her utmost to help preserve and sustain the integrity of your family unit. Sheila will work hard in utilizing interest-based negotiation and collaborate with you to attain a mutually acceptable resolution to your family and estate disputes.