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Start Your Work Management Journey With Us at the CounselLink Conference

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The CounselLink® Conference 2019 is coming to Atlanta this September, and we have a lot in store with hands-on training, customer panels, 1:1 support at the Insights Bar, and best practices from product experts. Kim Jamison, Senior Business Consultant from the Professional Services team, is going in-depth on Work Management during this year’s conference. The benefits of this conference include meeting ... Read More »

Who is Doing the Heavy Lifting on Driving Change Management?

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How well would you say your law firm adapts to change? Would you give the firm a thumbs-up, thumbs- down, or a solid “meh”? It may come as no surprise that most law firms (and companies!) would rate themselves with a big thumbs-down in the change management area. I had the pleasure of speaking to the LMA Minnesota chapter this ... Read More »

Optimizing Savings through Prompt Pay Discounts in CounselLink

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Virtually every legal department is under pressure to reduce and tightly manage costs. And for most legal departments, outside counsel spending represents a very large portion of that cost. There is a lot of focus in the industry on managing hourly rates to control costs, but it’s important to consider all the tools in the cost management toolkit. In addition ... Read More »

5 Benefits of Integrating Hands-on Training Into Your Legal Operations Management

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The CounselLink® Conference 2019 is coming this September, which means you still have time to register and take advantage of two packed days of educational workshops, polished talks from the CounselLink product team, and, more importantly, expert-curated hands-on training sessions. The hands-on training sessions present a unique opportunity to deep dive into the most powerful tools and functions in CounselLink. ... Read More »

Accelerate – Get it While it’s (Nashville) Hot!

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We can’t wait to bring you the InterAction Accelerate Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. This one-of-a-kind event offers an agenda filled with hands-on workshops, peer-led sessions, and insights from industry experts. In addition to the conference, Nashville is a one-of-a-kind city with an amazing nightlife, bustling live music scene, and food that taste buds can’t resist, which means there’s plenty of ... Read More »

Q&A with Accelerate’s 2019 Keynote – Vinh Giang

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As legal marketing and business development experts, we are constantly asked to perform what can seem impossible. Pulling the proverbial rabbit out of a hat is not an uncommon occurrence in this profession, which is why Accelerate is thrilled to welcome Vinh Giang as this year’s keynote speaker. Not only will Vinh inspire with his ability to use illusion to ... Read More »

Perfect Attendance: Q&A with a CounselLink Conference Veteran

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Conferences are crucial opportunities for industry professionals from all points in their career path to gain knowledge from experts, learn best practices, hear success stories, and network with peers. Dave Voelpel, a previous CounselLink® client and now Account Manager, knows what it’s like to attend the CounselLink Conference from a client perspective. As the only person to attend every CounselLink ... Read More »

CLOC 2019 Recap

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CLOC is an organization and community with the mission to help enhance the function of legal operations, and is part of a growing movement that recognizes the importance of legal operations professionals within corporate legal departments. CounselLink® is proud to support and attend the CLOC Institute each year because we believe bringing better innovations to your legal department starts with ... Read More »

Workloads Are Increasing. Is Your Legal Department Keeping Up?

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According to Altman Weil’s 2018 Chief Legal Officer Survey, corporate legal departments are spending more on internal expenditures than on outside counsel for the first time in the history of this survey, with 48% allocated to in-house spend, 45% to outside counsel, and 6% to other non-law firm vendors. Why is that change so significant? Because it shows that the ... Read More »

My First LMA Conference: Relationships Matter

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My first job after completing my undergraduate work was in software engineering at a big technology company where we developed an operating system. After about a year, I had the opportunity to go to an industry event. I came back to the office with the notable realization that customers were people too. It may sound funny but, at the time, ... Read More »