Parenting coordination and parenting facilitation are tools used by the court to help parents better navigate the challenges that co-parenting can bring after the dissolution of the parents’ relationship. A parenting coordinator or parenting facilitator works with the specific needs of the family to build better and healthy relationships between the parents that ultimately improves the parent-child relationship as well.
Our family law attorneys offer unique strategies to empower parents to work together for the betterment of their children. Co-parenting is not always easy, but our lawyers are uniquely qualified to help through our training and experience in and out of the courtroom. We strive to help parents communicate more effectively with each other and to make life less chaotic for the parents and, most importantly, their children.
Jodi McShan is a board-certified family law attorney who also has her LLM in family law. Having practiced family law exclusively since 2011 has put her in an excellent position to help families. Jodi combines that experience with her undergraduate degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University. She uses this unique combination of skills and experience to help parents understand each other and then to work together in a more cohesive manner while respecting the individual perspectives of each parent and the needs of their children.
Mark R. Clasby has practiced exclusively family law since being licensed in 2014. He is a member of the first graduating class from Texas A&M School of Law, and he has an undergraduate degree from Austin College in communication. Mark understands that healthy communication between the parties is essential and that often what one party thinks is clear as day, may not in fact be true. He strives to help parents hear one another, and then create a plan that puts their children first in decision-making as well as the interactions with one other and their children.
Samantha Anderson has been practicing since 2018 and understands that coparenting is not easy. She knows that doing the right thing and doing what a parent wants
to do may not be one and the same. Samantha understands the harm that can be caused by unhealthy relationships between not only the parents but also between parents and their children. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology has been growing her family law practice; Samantha uses her knowledge and coparenting experience to help parents rationally work through issues, strengthen communication practices, and help benefit the children.
We offer both in-person and virtual options as well as flexible hours for clients to make sure that the parenting meetings are not an additional stress in the relationship.
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