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Worcester, MA - The Divorce Transition Professionals

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM
ERA building
Brick building next to AAA building
29 E Mountain St
Worcester, MA  01760
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Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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About Divorce Transition Professionals (DTP)


Why 2.0? Well, after 10 years it is time for a change. A change in location, a change in format and a change in the design. So, we're bringing in a top-notch speaker, holding it in a top-notch location, providing all of the networking and business opportunity you could ask for with some of the best professionals in the community that specializes in working with people dealing with divorce. While this particular meeting may not have all of the following, we expect to provide continuing education, networking, study groups, break-out sessions, case consultations and more......

This event is completely free to all FIRST TIME attendees. It is an opportunity to find out what the Divorce Transition Professionals is all about, what it is about to become and how becoming a member will benefit you. So, if you are a professional in the divorce field i.e. Attorney, Accountant, Financial Professionals, CDFA, Mediator, Therapist, Realtor, Mortgage Broker etc.....please attend and check us out. There is nothing like us in the area currently.

This Month's Program

Polly A. Tatum

Attorney Polly A. Tatum is the founder and CEO of Mediation Advantage Services. Polly is a leader in the field of Divorce Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Central Massachusetts. At Mediation Advantage Services we provide the guidance and legal expertise so that divorce can be done cooperatively. We recognize that Divorce can be extremely painful, both emotionally and financially. Our goal is to help couples end their marriage with dignity, peace of mind with a focus on preservation of assets and helping to create a co-parenting relationship after divorce.

Polly A. Tatum was the 100th President of the Worcester County Bar Association. She was the third female and the first African American to preside over the Association, which during her tenure celebrated its 125 Anniversary.

Polly has a long history with community involvement in Worcester County. She has served on various nonprofit boards both past and present to include the Current Chairwoman of the YMCA of Central Massachusetts. She has served on the Board of Girls Inc., The United Way of Central Massachusetts, and The MLK jr. Business Empowerment Center. She was the 2012 Outstanding Women in Business Award Recipient from the Worcester Business Journal and 2005 Katherine Forbes Erskine Award Recipient for Business and Law. She is also a Charter Member of the Central Massachusetts Chapter of The Links Incorporated.

Polly Tatum was born in Ayer Massachusetts, and adopted at 6 months old and raised in Central Massachusetts. She has a close relationship with her biological family, which hails from Bermuda. Additionally, she is a long time resident of Worcester, Massachusetts. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from New Hampshire College, J.D. from Massachusetts Law School in Andover Massachusetts in 1994, and an LLM in Estate Planning and Elder Law from Western New England College School of Law in 2009. She is the proud mother of three young adult daughters, and currently fosters her five Great Nephews and Niece ages 4-14.

DTP Worcester, Massachusetts Chapter Leader

Lisa Casillo, Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

As an active member of the community, I speak at local community centers and am an ambassador for the Worcester Chamber. I am also the founder of the Women Connecting Worcester Style networking group and was previously compliance leader for our region.

I moved to the Worcester area from Florida in 2009 and joined Edward Jones shortly after arriving. It was a career change for me that I never knew I needed. I have been so blessed to have found the right fit for my family and me.

My branch works as a team, and together, we create an ideal and comprehensive client experience by always putting our clients' needs first. We each look forward to coming to the office every day meeting with our clients and learning about what is important to them. We use a systematic and comprehensive approach to helping client achieve their financial goals.

DTP President & Founder

Neil Palache - Financial Coach
The Wealth Creator Company For Women
                Tel: (818) 606-7327

Neil Palache is dedicated to empowering women as is shown by his involvement in many community and business organizations such as the National Association of Women Business Owners Ventura County, Women’s Economic Ventures and the International Women’s Festivals Santa Barbara. He has also started several groups such as the Money Mastermind for Women™ and the Divorce Transition Professionals™. Neil has been married to Stacie since 1987, has three beautiful children and lives and works in Westlake Village, California.