Congratulations to the College of Law Practice Management's (COLPM) 2012 Fellow inductees. If you aren't familiar with the COLPM, you should be. The COLPM is an organization "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." Membership is restricted to Fellows who are nominated by their peers and meet the criteria (i.e., 10 years of service; high level of integrity; significant contributions to law practice management, etc.).
Please welcome the 2012 COLPM Fellows (photos here):
- Toby Brown, Director of Strategic Pricing & Analytics, Aiken Gump
- Jeff Carr, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, FMC Technologies, Inc.
- Lisa Colpoys, Executive Director, Illinois Legal Aid Online
- Beth Cuzzone, Director of Client Service & Business Development, Goulston & Storrs, PC
- Robert Cohen, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, CA
- E. Leigh Dance, President, ELD International, Inc.
- Carolyn Elefant, Principal, Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant
- Susan Hackett, CEO, Legal Executive Leadership, LLC
- Luz Herrera, Assistant Professor of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
- Matthew Homann, President and Founder, LexThink LLC
- Bonnie Hough, Supervising Attorney, Center for Families, Children & the Courts for the Judicial Council of California
- Patricia Lane, Director of Administrative Services, McKenna Long & Aldridge
- Beverly Loder, Director of Marketing, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery LLP
- John Mayer, Executive Director, Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction
- Merry Neitlich, Founder Partner, Extreme Marketing
- Richard Nigon, Chief Financial Officer, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, LLP
- Lucian Pera, Partner, Adams and Reese
- Jim Sandman, President, Legal Services Corporation
Note: Our inaugural InsideLegal Thought Leaders Digest consisted of essays and articles all authored by COLPM Fellows covering law practice futures; legal education; workplace diversity; knowledge management; alternative business structures; legal technology; marketing; and pricing.