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 email@example.com.
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Transforming the legal profession is a difficult thing – but Verna Myers is doing that: firm by firm, step by step, book by book. As one of the profession’s leading experts on diversity and inclusion, she is a leader in educating and inspiring lawyers to embrace the changes that are needed to make our profession reflect all of American society. She helps her clients turn “diversity” from an abstraction into a reality that inspires new ways of thinking and behaving. She speaks to the head and […]
Jean O’Grady was among the first law librarians to see and understand the digital revolution. In the 1980s, she realized before most that computer assisted legal research was not an esoteric “extra” — it was the future. When publications became available on CD in the early 1990s, she started to switch from print to digital – this was before the Web. Once the Web came along, she quickly saw its promise, not just as an information resource, but also as a way to make it easier for […]
Andy Perlman has exercised the intellectual curiosity and the visionary leadership needed to break through traditional educational models and pave the way for a new generation of law students and lawyers. He is currently serving as Director of Suffolk University’s Institute on Law Practice Technology and Innovation. Andy also created and directs Suffolk’s concentration in Legal Technology and Innovation. The concentration, which is similar to a major, prepares students for 21st century legal employment with specialized courses in important legal innovations and technologies, such as […]
Carol Schiro Greenwald, Ph.D., helps professionals grow strategically and successfully by showing them how to structure their approach and practice around their best clients. Her approach is captured in her book, Build Your Practice the Logical Way – Maximize Your Client Relationships, which provides a guide to growing a practice by fully understanding key clients in their own world in order to be a proactive resource for them, creating client-focused communication and process protocols and prospecting for new clients similar to the best current clients. […]