2015 Futures Conference

Katz and Pinnington to Keynote 2015 Futures Conference

Two masterful and innovative presenters — Daniel Katz and Dan Pinnington — are ready to help 2015 Futures Conference attendees Reboot Legal Services and “Invent Something.” Looking forward to seeing you October 8-9 in Chicago!


Call for Volunteers: Legal Services Project

Time to give back! The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is looking for Fellows with expertise in nonprofit board governance, leadership development, strategic planning and technology planning and oversight. Also, LSC needs volunteers to conduct an overall assessment of a technology system in Lynchburg, VA, during the week of November 16, 2015. Ready to volunteer? For information contact Debbie Curtis at dcurtis@colpm.org.

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Save the Date! 2015 Futures Conference

Registration is now open for the 2015 Futures Conference, October 8-9, at Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago. Click here to register today and plan to join us in Chicago! Read More

Fellows Class of 2014

Introducing the 2014 Fellows

On October 17, 2014, the College of Law Practice Management welcomed 31 new Fellows to its ranks. The Induction Ceremony was held at the Omni Parker House hotel in Boston during the College’s Futures Conference. The College was formed in 1994 to honor and recognize distinguished law practice management professionals, to set standards of achievement for others in the profession, and to fund and assist projects that enhance the highest quality of law practice management.

College News and Notes

Q&A: Meet Taswell Papier, Class of 2014

For over a decade, Taswell Papier has established and maintained innovative approaches to grow and expand the development of pro bono activities in South Africa to help the historically disadvantaged in that country. His work has been internationally recognized. Although he maintains a robust corporate practice in the largest law firm on the continent of Africa, Taswell generously shares his knowledge and experience with other members of the profession across the globe, and contributes substantial portions of his time and energy to a variety of […]

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Q&A: Meet Mark Rosch, Class of 2014

Mark Rosch got his start not in the legal profession but in the television and movie industry, serving as Vice President of Public Relations for E! Entertainment Television. He eventually moved into the legal industry and, along with his wife and partner, Carole Levitt, founded Internet for Lawyers and wrote The Lawyers Guide to Factfinding on the Internet — generally recognized as the first major book on how lawyers could use the Internet effectively. Since then, Mark has been a sought-after speaker for audiences in the legal […]

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Q&A: Meet Carole Levitt, Class of 2014

Carole’s strong electronic research and training skills developed during 20 years of extensive and diversified experience as a law librarian, legal research and writing professor, and practicing attorney prompted her to found Internet For Lawyers in 1999 to assist lawyers to learn how the Internet could enhance their practice management. Carole has been president of Internet For Lawyers for 12 years. Hers is the only company in the U.S. whose full-time focus is on teaching Internet research and technology to lawyers. She has assisted thousands […]

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Q&A: Meet Nick Jarrett-Kerr, Class of 2014

Nick Jarrett-Kerr is a true thought leader who inspires all of us in law practice management to be better. He is an outstanding example of what it means to be a professional. Since 1994, first in his role as Chief Executive of a fast-growth UK law firm, through 2014 as a consultant, writer, speaker and academic, Nick has been and is a role model. Known for his ability to work with partnerships through their most challenging issues in a style that is more jazz than […]

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Q&A: Meet Virginia Essandoh, Class of 2014

As Chief Diversity Officer for one of the top firms in the country, Virginia Essandoh will tell you that she is the chief advocate for the success of all lawyers. Early in her career, almost 15 years ago, Virginia wanted to make sure that women- and minority-owned law firms had access to the consultants that could improve the operation of their businesses. She herself became a consultant and trusted advisor to many of those firms. She also helped a number of large law firms with their diversity […]

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