Jacinta Gallant and Taylor Smiley
Jacinta Gallant, B.A., J.D. is a collaborative lawyer, mediator and educator. Recognized internationally for her insightful and experiential approach to managing conflict, Jacinta has been welcomed as a trainer throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia. As a student and teacher of the Insight Approach to Conflict, Jacinta has transformed the way she engages with her clients, enhancing self-reflection and self-awareness through the power of curiosity. She is the principal lawyer at Waterstone Law Group, a law firm that believes people are shaped and strengthened by the challenges they face.
Taylor Smiley, B.A., J.D. is an associate lawyer at Waterstone Law Group, with a practice that focuses on family law, wills and estates. She knows that each family is unique, and is committed to helping families effectively and respectfully transition to two homes. As mother-daughter law partners, Jacinta and Taylor share a passion for understanding and helping people in conflict situations. Their innovative workbooks, Our Family in Two Homes, help clients prepare to engage deeply, and productively, in family dispute resolution. Their three workbooks are being used by divorce professionals around the world, in 40 legal jurisdictions across 9 countries and in 3 languages.