USD School of Law Alumna Shawn D. Skillin ‘94 (JD) Elected President of the Board of Directors of Collaborative Practice San Diego

Shawn D. Skillin ‘94 (JD) Elected President of the Board of Directors of Collaborative Practice San Diego

Shawn Skillin

SAN DIEGO (February 17, 2020) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Alumna Shawn D. Skillin, ‘94 (JD), was elected President of the Board of Directors of Collaborative Practice San Diego.

Collaborative Practice San Diego is an association of attorneys, mental health professionals, and financial advisors working to learn, practice, and promote Collaborative processes for problem solving and peaceful resolution of family law issues.

As President, Skillin will steer Collaborative Practices San Diego with the support of the Board and membership. A few of her goals include further growth, more continuing education for the members, and maintaining the professional reputation of the association. In her addition to her law practice, she is also a mediator, speaker, and mediation trainer. Skillin stated, "I look forward to leading this diverse group of professionals. I appreciate the confidence the members have in me.” She further remarked, "I have spoken to most of the members and listened to their ideas. With their help, I will make the Collaborative Practice San Diego an even stronger organization and one which attract more professionals in the peaceful, no-court divorce arena.”

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