Barri Kaplan Bonapart, veteran attorney considered to be one of the nation’s foremost experts in tree law, and author of Understanding Tree Law: A Handbook for Practitioners, presents her tips and strategies for helping parties resolve disputes over trees and the arborist’s role in that effort. To that end, Ms. Bonapart is most passionate about her role as peacemaker as a respected mediator and arbitrator, helping parties resolve emotionally charged disputes. Because it’s never about the trees, Ms. Bonapart reveals an insider’s perspective on identifying, understanding, and defusing the psychological underpinnings that often plague tree disputes.
Barri Kaplan Bonapart is a veteran attorney considered to be one of the nation’s foremost experts in tree law. In addition to her speaking engagements throughout the country, numerous published articles, and appearances on various radio and television programs, she recently published the definitive treatise on California tree law entitled, Understanding Tree Law: A Handbook for Practitioners. Although she is recognized as a formidable advocate and trial attorney, Ms. Bonapart is most passionate about her role as peacemaker. To that end, she is a respected mediator and arbitrator, specializing in helping parties resolve a wide variety of emotionally charged disputes. For more information, visit her we sites, http://www.got-peace.com and http://www.treelaw.com.