ACC Legal Service Management Event In Chicago

Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 00:00

ACC will offer a two-day seminar titled Driving Value in Inside/Outside Counsel Relationships on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 3 and 4, at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8534 West Higgins Road in Chicago.

Tuesday's program begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by a reception. Wednesday's program begins at 8:30 a.m. and adjourns at 3:00 p.m.

The event opens with a workshop on designing the perfect law firm or law department; the next segment will focus on value-based fee structures and case studies as exercises; and the final segment will look at process management and staffing decisions.

On Wednesday, the topics are Project and Budget Management, and How to Get it Done - Practical Solutions to Real Life Problems. Participants will develop skills in valuing legal work to set fees without using an hourly basis; using project management skills to establish milestones to ensure budgets stay on track; and overcoming impediments to change.

The featured speakers are Lisa Damon, partner, Seyfarth Shaw; William Garcia, partner, Howrey; Kenneth Grady, general counsel, Wolverine World Wide Inc.; Ty Tartt, vice president, AT&T Interactive; and Pam Woldow, general counsel, Edge International Inc.

For information about fees and available CLE credits, visit CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register, visit www.acc.com/valuechallenge.