Caren Ulrich Stacy
Diversity Lab LLC
Organization Type: Consulting Firm
Position/Title: Founder & CEO; Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Functional Area: Talent Management & Diversity
Year of Induction: 2010
508 Country Ln.
Boulder, CO 80303
Caren Ulrich Stacy is a lawyer recruitment and development expert with more than 18 years of experience in lawyer recruiting, professional development, and diversity, working with law firms across the country. In the last decade, she has facilitated the integration of more than 1,100 new and lateral lawyers and managed 1,500 training programs, 45 retreats and 30 mentoring programs.
A noted expert in the field of lawyer development, Caren was awarded the NALP Mark of Distinction for Professional Development and Training in 2009 as a result of her vision, leadership and innovation.She is the author of several highly-regarded lawyer development books, including Loyalty by Design: A Practical Guide for Developing an Effective Attorney Integration Program and her newest book, For the Benefit of Your Clients: Effectively Managing and Developing Lawyers,which will be published in late fall, 2010. She is also an accomplished and highly sought-after speaker.
Among her accomplishments, she has served as the chair of NITA’s Law Firm Advisory Group and on the executive council of the Virginia Bar Association Law Practice Management Division. She has also served as chair and vice-chair of the NALP Attorney Development Committee, two terms on the board of directors for the Professional Development Consortium and as co-chair of The American Lawyer Chief Recruitment, Professional Development and Diversity Officers Conference.
After working in career services and law firms for almost two decades, Caren founded Lawyer Development Strategies LLC, which has now merged with Lawyer Metrics.
Caren became a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management in 2010.
CITATION UPON INDUCTION INTO THE COLLEGE
Caren Ulrich Stacy has 17 years of experience in lawyer recruiting, professional development, and diversity with law firms across the country, including Arnold & Porter, Cooley Godward, McGuire Woods, Weil Gotshal and Jenkens Gilchrist. In addition to over 85 speaking engagements and articles for organizations such as NALP and the American Lawyer, she co-authored a highly-regarded book on integrating lawyers into law firms.
Caren has held several leadership positions within the legal industry, including serving as the chair and vice-chair of the NALP Attorney Development Committee, two terms on the board of directors for the Professional Development Consortium and as co-chair of The American Lawyer Chief Recruitment, Professional Development and Diversity Officers Conference. She is currently chair of NITA’s law firm advisory group, and serves as adjunct faculty for Denver Sturm College of Law’s Master of Science in Legal Administration Program. Clearly, Caren has contributed a great deal to the field of law practice management and it is a distinct privilege to welcome her to the College.