THE COLLABORATIVE ROADMAP
The collaborative problem solving process is based on interests, rather than on positions. Folks involved in interest-based negotiation focus on why they want what they want, in order to ensure that they have truly identified their interests, instead of miring themselves in an entrenched position simply because they find themselves, during a heated negotiation, “taking a position” in opposition to the so-called “opposing party.” The collaborative team supports the clients as they work through a series of established steps to find solutions to their issues, to find resolutions that will satisfy their interests.
JORYN JENKINS | FOUNDING PARTNER,
TRIAL ATTORNEY, COLLABORATIVE ATTORNEY
Open Palm in Tampa, Florida is proud to present our firm’s founder, Joryn Jenkins. Please take a moment to read about her qualifications to assist you. We also invite you to view her resume.
In the beginning, Ms. Jenkins worked for one of the ten largest law firms in the country in its Washington, D.C. office. After nearly three years practicing in all aspects of regulatory law, she took a break from big firm life to work exclusively for one of her own clients on a class action involving more than fifty sex discrimination claims in California. When she returned to the East Coast, she accepted an offer from the state attorney in Tampa, E.J. Salcines (now an appellate judge). CONTINUE READING…