Virginia Haizlip was elected as an at-large member of the Board for the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia ( Ms. Haizlip has been a member of the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia since 2013. As part of her family law practice, Ms. Haizlip offers her clients the option of using Collaborative Divorce, an alternative dispute resolution technique.

The Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia (CPNV) is a group of professionals who offer clients an opportunity to work through dispute resolution of separation, divorce and other matters within a model of respect, integrity and honesty. Members include attorneys, mental health professionals (serving as coaches and child specialists) and financial professionals who form and work together with client partners on Collaborative teams. The goal of members is to facilitate clients’ transition to a healthy separation and dissolution of marital and other partnerships without litigation, to minimize the negative effects on children and to create a framework for ongoing positive interaction in co-parenting of children.