Associate Development Plans
and Internal Education Programs
Many law firms, of all sizes, recruit talented new lawyers but then do not provide them with the tools of the trade and ongoing training required succeed in the real world of law. Internal professional associate development and training programs are essential to encourage new leaders to step up and prepare for succession planning. Law Firm legal professionals are an integral part of ensuring that training programs allow associates to mature into effective and productive lawyers for the firm.
In this one hour session, you will:
- Learn how to create effective and efficient Associate Development training programs
- Learn how relationship building is key to training success
- Learn how to help new attorneys with successful firm integration
- Understand how the onboarding process plays a key role in training
Our Speaker: Jennifer Lindskoog, formerly the Director of Administration for Whyte Hirschboek Dudek in Madison, Wisconsin. She has over 25 years of Law Firm Management experience and ALA service. Her career began in San Francisco, California, continued in Los Angeles and Orange County, California and brought her to Madison, Wisconsin in 2006. She has lead law firms in the areas of consistency, staff structure and development on the West Coast and Midwest. She is the catalyst for one of the most successful Mid-West law firm associate development and training programs.
CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/ Business Management (LI) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/ Business Management (LI)