CLE: Is Your Firm Behind the 8 Ball?
The 8 Deadly Wastes That Are Killing Your
Productiviy, Profits and Morale
3.5 CLE credits applied for
Friday, June 7, 2013 ~ 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 - 9:00 AM
Program begins 9:00 AM
Sponsored by the Clearwater & St. Petersburg Bar Associations
3.0 hrs. CLE applied for, application pending.
WHY Should You Attend The business of law isn't what it used to be. The economic climate has changed. The billable hour is dying. Clients want you to do more with less. And lawyers face increasing competition from customary rivals as well as emerging online DIY companies that have commoditized many of the services historically provided by traditional law firms.
WHAT Will You Learn? If you're ready to think about your law firm in a new way, this seminar is for you. We'll introduce you to concepts that were born in the manufacturing industry and that have been used by successful businesses for decades. In recent years, these concepts have been used by forward-think law firms to improve their law practice management. In this seminar, you'll learn to recognize the waste that's hiding in your law firm. - Waste that's driving your costs up, your profits down and driving you and your staff crazy. One of the quickest ways to increase your firm's productivity, effectiveness, and profitability is to root out waste. We'll give you the knowledge and the tools to help you start identifying waste and eliminating it.
• Liz Lamar, JD, LawFirm Revolution
• Nora Bergman, JD, Consultant, Real Life Practice and
9:00-9:50 An overview of the forces that are affecting the practice of law and how law firms can improve their law practice management processes and systems by applying Lean Six Sigma concepts.
10:00-10:50 An introduction to the concept of waste and an explanation of the 8 Deadly Wastes that exist in every law firm. You'll also learn about the importance of understanding what your clients value and how to consistently deliver that value.
11:00-11:50 Tools to help you identify and eliminate waste. You'll also learn about the importance of standardizing your processes and measuring what you do, all geared toward managing your practice more effectively and improving the services you provide to your clients.
COST $125 for CBA & SPBA Members & Members' Staff
$100 for CBA Florida Registered Paralegal Members
$150 for Non-Members & Non-Member Staff
REGISTRATION MUST BE DONE DIRECTLY THROUGH THE CLEARWATER BAR WEBSITE AT www.clearwaterbar.org or CLICK HERE to download the flyer. Contact the Cleawater Bar at 727-461-4869 for more information.