Beryl is highly skilled at calming the flames of conflict and assisting clients reach a negotiated agreement without long drawn out court proceedings. Her training and experience with negotiating agreements and decreasing conflict sets her apart from many traditionally trained lawyers. Traditionally trained divorce lawyers are trained to focus on court proceedings and negotiations that are adversarial. These processes are often long and drawn out, often escalate conflict, and are costly, both financially and emotionally. Beryl’s training and experience help clients and couples reach legal separation agreements without going to court. Her philosophy is that court should be the last resort.