Congratulations to the winners of the coveted 2016 InnovAction Award, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. and Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP. The awards will be presented Friday, September 16, 2016, at a special lunch session during the 2016 Futures Conference, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the College of Law Practice Management.
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How’s your crystal ball? With the participation of some of the best minds in the profession, the 2016 Futures Conference will help you better understand what legal services will look like 10 years out — in 2026. Check out our newly released list of speakers and events in the Conference Brochure and join us September 15-16 in the City of Fountains.
The College of Law Practice Management is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of speakers for the 2016 Futures Conference: Law Practice 2026, September 15-16, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law. Five panels of leading experts in law practice management will give us their best predictions for 2026. You can’t afford to miss the enlightening sessions these thought leaders have designed for us! Register by August 24 to take advantage of early bird rates. Space is limited, so act now!
Tony is a principal of Jomati Consultants, the leading UK based international legal consultancy. He advises law firms across the world on strategy, expansion, partner performance, succession and management issues. Tony Williams Principal/Owner Jomati Consultants LLP London, England What has been your biggest takeaway as a judge of the InnovAction Awards? I have been encouraged that innovation has not been confined to the largest firms. Indeed, some of the most innovating ideas have come from smaller firms and not-for-profit organizations. How have you seen the […]
Merrilyn has been helping lawyers think differently about the business of practicing law for more than 30 years. She is a trusted strategic advisor to legal organizations, lawyers and law firm management groups on their various roles as lawyers, leaders and business people. In 2010, Merrilyn and her partners launched the popular AttorneyatWork.com to provide “one really good idea every day” to help individual lawyers better manage their practices. Her new book, Getting Clients: For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over will be available in […]
Patrick Lamb is one of the founders of Valorem Law Group, a litigation firm known for its commitment to client service and value billing. Pat has authored two books on alternative fees, has been a columnist for the ABA Journal’s New Normal feature since 2010 and is a frequent speaker on change in the legal industry, alternative fees and client service. Pat’s blog, In Search of Perfect Client Service (www.patrickjlamb.com) is widely read. Pat tweets at @ValoremLamb. Patrick Lamb Founding Member Valorem Law Group Chicago, […]
Ida has a great practice. For two decades, she has been helping employers develop, manage and retain legal talent, and helping lawyers achieve successful and fulfilling legal careers. Most of her current work involves mentoring, sponsorship and leadership development in the U.S. and throughout the world. Three especially exciting projects involve engaging men as champions for women lawyers using approaches derived from her most recent book, Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know; creating a national mentoring program in a Middle Eastern country for new […]
Tom Clay is a principal of legal management consultancy, Altman Weil, Inc. With over 30 years of experience consulting to the legal profession, he is an acknowledged expert on law firm management principles and is a trusted advisor to law firms throughout the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Clay heads consulting assignments in strategic planning, law firm management and organization, practice group strategy and leadership and law firm mergers and acquisitions. He is the co-author of Altman Weil’s highly-regarded annual industry survey, Law Firms in Transition. […]