TMS Event Details

Event Title: Society Session – Understanding Tree Law: A Handbook for Practitioners presented by Barri Kaplan Bonapart

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Location: Noon to 1:30pm ADR SERVICES, INC. 100 First Street, 27th Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 Please provide your own lunch, no charge to attend


Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Time: 12:00 AM


Barri Kaplan Bonapart will share from her treatise Understanding Tree Law: A Handbook for Practitioners. Come join us for an enjoyable presentation and discussion about this often contentious and confusing area of law. Ms. Bonapart will share her unique approach toward problem solving, starting with the proposition that attorneys are first and foremost “counselors of law”. This socially responsible philosophy reminds us that law, like medicine, can and should be a healing profession which is contributing significantly to judicial reform.n
Barri Kaplan Bonapart

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 and numerous published articles related to this contentious area of the law, she has been a featured guest on various television and radio programs. Although she is recognized as a formidable advocate and accomplished 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, please see her ADR website,, and her legal web site,