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Spend some time with Charmaine Panko and you will quickly realize how important meaningful and empathetic discussion is to her.
Charmaine is a Saskatoon lawyer who takes a lot of pride in helping couples and families who are going through the divorce process. She worked in a corporate law firm for 10 years after graduating from the University of Saskatchewan's law program but was always intrigued by family law.
She started a niche practice in our community focusing on conflict resolution and uses collaborative law and mediation when working in family law.
Charmaine explains how collaborative law and mediation can help couples going through a divorce make sure their priorities are in the right place while being kind and respectful to one-another in this episode. She also shares her motivation for helping others and why getting people in a room to talk through their concerns is often the best way to reach a solution.
You will also hear from Colleen Mpofu-McBride in this episode. Colleen is a clinical social worker and works in private practice as a therapist with women, couples and families. She knows Charmaine well and has taken her mediation training. Colleen offers her unique insights into the advantages mediation and collaborative law offers couples going through a difficult time.
I really learned a lot from Charmaine in our conversation. She is a warm and generous person who really wants to help people in our community. I really admire that.
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