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Hidden Profitability: What is it and how can attorneys tap into it?
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BEYOND ATTORNEY BILLING... This CLE will provide the tools you need to unlock the hidden value in your firm and improve profitability. Why are some law firms profitable and others not? Are you aware of the trends in the legal profession that will increase your bottom line? How effectively/efficiently does your firm utilize its associates, paralegals and other support staff? These questions will be explored in new, innovative ways, presenting proven methods to increase profitability.

3/18/2016
When: March 18, 2016
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Holiday Inn - Downtown Helena
22 North Last Chance Gulch
Helena, Montana  59601
United States
Contact: Meagan Caprara
4064472206


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Hidden Profitability CLE– 6.0 Credits

What will you learn?

BEYOND ATTORNEY BILLING… This CLE will provide the tools you need to unlock the hidden value in your firm (yes, there is hidden value) and improve profitability. Why are some law firms profitable and others not? Are you aware of the trends in the legal profession that will increase your bottom line? How effectively/efficiently does your firm utilize its associates, paralegals and other support staff? These questions will be explored in new, innovative ways, presenting proven methods to improve the quality and quantity of the legal work you produce, thereby increasing profitability and overall employee satisfaction. Attorneys do not want to miss this CLE – your support staff will benefit too!

Who are the speakers?

Faculty:

·Steve Crossland, Esq. Board Chair of Washington LLLT; Past President Washington State Bar Association

·Jesse Laslovich, Esq. Chief Legal Counsel to Montana’s Commissioner of Securities and Insurance

·Paula Littlewood, Esq. Executive Director, Washington State Bar Association

·R. Allan Payne, Esq. CEO, Doney Crowley P.C.

·Tammie Lund Smith, Paralegal

Moderator:

·Jacqueline R. Papez, Esq. Doney Crowley P.C.

 

 

 

Where is it?

The seminar is at the Holiday Inn located at 22 North Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601. A very limited number of rooms are available; please make your RESERVATIONS BEFORE February 25, 2016 to get the discount price of $115 + tax. You may call the hotel at 1-406-443-2200 and reference State Bar of Montana. This rate is based upon availability of the hotel at time of booking.

 

 

 

Schedule

 

a.m.

8:00

Registration (Continental Breakfast included)

8:30-10:30

Limited License Legal Technicians (LLLTs): A New Delivery System for Legal Services

Steve Crossland & Paula Littlewood

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:45

Limited License Legal Technicians (Cont.)

Steve Crossland & Paula Littlewood

11:45 Lunch on own

p.m.

1:00 –2:00

Legal Practice– Highest and Best Use– Guide to Improving Performance and Profitability in the Law Office
R. Allan Payne

2:00-2:15

Break

2:15-3:15

The Legislature and Collecting Paralegal Fees

Jesse Laslovich

3:15-4:15

Operating as an Independent Contractor Paralegal and the Flexibility it Provides (To the Paralegal and the Attorneys who Hire Them)

Tammie Lund Smith

4:15-4:30

Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Pricing 

Early Registration through February 18 — $25 discount

              Early Bird

$300       $275             PRICE A — for attorneys practicing over five years and all other non– attorney registrants.

 

              Early Bird

$275      $250              PRICE Bfor attorneys practicing under five years and members of the State Bar Paralegal                                                                  Section.