Each member of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Trainers has been a leader in Tampa Bay or adjacent locales and beyond and integral in the tremendous growth of the local and statewide collaborative community. Each meets and exceeds the IACP Minimum Standards for collaborative trainers.
Adam B. Cordover, J.D., M.A.
Adam B. Cordover, J.D., M.A., is a collaborative attorney, trainer, and Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator who practices exclusively in private dispute resolution in Tampa, Florida. Adam is Co-Chair of the Research Committee of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (“IACP”), a Past President of Next Generation Divorce, growing it to become one of the largest collaborative practice groups in the U.S., and a graduate of the IACP Leadership Academy. Adam is co-author with Forrest (Woody) Mosten of an upcoming American Bar Association Book on “Building A Successful Collaborative Law Practice.”
Kristin E. DiMeo, CPA, ABV
Kristin E. DiMeo, CPA, ABV, has served as the Financial Neutral in over 75 collaborative family law matters in the Tampa Bay area. She is the immediate past Co-Chair of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals, past Co-Chair of the Collaborative Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and is a member of Next Generation Divorce.
Jeremy S. Gaies, Psy.D.
Jeremy S. Gaies, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified mediator who specializes in helping divorcing families pursue peaceful solutions. Dr. Gaies has played a leadership role in advancing the collaborative movement at the local, state, and national level, and is a member of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Next Generation Divorce. Dr. Gaies is also the co-author of “Mindful Co-Parenting: A Child-Friendly Path Through Divorce” and a national speaker on divorce-related parenting matters.
Barbara E. Kelly, Ph.D.
Dr. Kelly is a licensed psychologist and certified family mediator who has been working in the collaborative model for the past ten years. She brings her experience with the international collaborative community as a member of the IACP Executive Board and working with interdisciplinary collaborative teams to her training of other collaborative practitioners. She has provided introductory and advanced collaborative trainings locally, nationally, and internationally.
J. David Harper, CPA, ABV, PFS, CFF, CBA, CVA
David Harper, CPA, ABV, PFS, CFF, CBA, CVA is a leading member of Next Generation Divorce and Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He is a contributing author for Adam Cordover’s and Forrest (Woody) Mosten’s upcoming book Building a Successful Collaborative Law Practice. He has extensive experience serving as financial neutral in collaborative divorce matters as well as joint expert in other family law cases and has presented on a wide range of financial topics including collaborative law, family law financial procedures, business valuation and executive compensation.