Learn from a panel of leading Subject Matter Coaches and peers as we explore the time, talent and resources that Successful Firms share. Concepts to explore include:
- Why revisiting and sharing your firm’s mission is key to team engagement.
- What 21st century teams look like and what new competencies are needed
- Financial resources and insight from business partners
- Why professional development improves firm profitability
- Process improvement to help your firm grow
Please join us for this Successful Firm Playbook Event, and come ready to learn!
Chief Operating Officer
Laura is the Chief Operating Officer with Greene Espel PLLP, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In this role, she works collaboratively with attorneys to oversee all aspects of the firm’s strategic and operational functions. Laura has held numerous leadership positions in the Association of Legal Administrators on the local and international levels, including serving as the ALA International President from 2016-2017. Laura was the recipient of the 2020 Women in Business award from Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, in addition to being selected in 2021 as one of Minnesota’s Most Powerful Business Leaders by Minnesota 500.
Association of Legal Administrators
April Campbell is a leader in professional service and not-for-profit organizations for more than two decades. She is passionate about developing leaders and productive teams. She focuses her energy on the philosophy of change experimentation, using innovation methods to foster new solutions and empower leaders to a deeper understanding of how change happens. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Association of Legal Administrators. She has held additional roles in both large and small law firms in the areas of HR, pro bono and operations. Before her career in legal management, she practiced as an attorney. April holds a Bachelor of Science in Spanish with a business option from Penn State and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Oregon School of Law.
Office Administrator, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
James L. Cornell leverages 20-plus years of management and leadership experience in law firms, along with service as a volunteer leader and Past President with the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) to bring together the holistic perspective of today’s legal management professional and the business of law. James focuses on communication, collaboration, leadership, vision, and creative solution-generation to address the administrative and operational challenges of modern legal organizations. James has the privilege of being the Office Administrator for Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP in their Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. offices, and can be reached at (202) 210.5321, firstname.lastname@example.org or via Linkedin.