Save-the Dates:
October 7-8, 2021 — COLPM Futures Conference

Futures Forum Recording Available
Universal Inclusion: A Law Firm Imperative

Click here to access the session recording. For your convenience, click here for links to resources mentioned during the session as well as results of the three audience polls. 

COLPM Book Club
Inaugural Meeting Scheduled

May 20, 2021, 2:30 p.m. CT

BigLaw: Money and Meaning in the Modern Law Firm Book
© 2021 University of Chicago Press

Mitt Regan and Lisa H. Rohrer

COLPM Book Club Discussion Leader:
Anthony E. Davis, Of Counsel
Clyde & Co US LLP


  • COLPM Fellows (watch for your registration invitation)
  • Both authors have graciously agreed to join us to answer questions and may give their own comments on the discussion!

InnovAction Rising Star 

New in 2021!

The College of Law Practice Management has added a third category of competition to its InnovAction Awards Program. We will recognize individuals who have exhibited high potential in an early stage of their career (at least 5 and not more than 10 years) and who have not yet achieved a chief-level position. Click here for eligibility and judging information. Additional information and entry forms for all three categories of competion can be downloaded by clicking here.  

2021 Futures Conference
Committee Announced

The College is pleased to announce the following Fellows have agreed to plan our 2021 COLPM Futures Conference:




Teresa Walker will serve as a Special Advisor to lend her conference planning expertise and experiences and Darryl Cross will continue his outstanding work with sponsorships.

Mark your calendars to join us October 7-8 as senior level leaders tackle the legal industry’s tough issues and identify solutions that are meaningful across all disciplines.

Professional Achievements

  • Deborah Farone as been recognized as a Woman Who Wows. [2021.03.25] 
  • Robert Taylor is now the Managing Director of the Legal Services Business group at Deloitte. [2021.03.23] 
  • Jeffrey Marple has moved to Keesal Propulsion Labs as the Director of Digital Transformation Strategy. [2021.03.30]
  • Purvi Sanghvi has been recognized as a Woman Who Wows. [2021.04.01]
  • Casey Flaherty has joined LexFusion as its Chief Strategy Officer. [2021.04.07]
  • Natalie Kelly is now the Director of Legal Management at Southern Poverty Law Center. [2021.04.07]

In Memoriam

The College Fellows In Memoriam pages capture College Fellows' personal memories of their friends and colleagues, and remembrances of their contributions to the profession. If you would like to contribute a message or memory to the In Memoriam pages, please email the College Administrator