Advisory Board

Our webinars and other offerings are implemented by our Board of volunteers, who are professionals bringing diverse viewpoints to our work. Our Board members include lawyers and professional staff in law firms of all sizes – larger firms, smaller firms, solos and e‑lawyer settings – as well as expert consultants to these firms.

Name

Title & Organization

Description

City

Jack Bostelman, Chair

President,
KMJD Consulting LLC

Consultant to leaders of large law firms regarding practice management and knowledge strategy.
Blog:  Connecting the Dots
Former partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (800 lawyers).

Oakland, CA

Jean P. O’Grady, Vice Chair

Director of Research & Knowledge Services
DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with more than 3,500 lawyers in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Personal blog: Dewey B. Strategic

Washington, DC

James Oberholtzer, Vice Chair

Founder,
James Oberholtzer, Chartered

Solo practitioner concentrating in business law, real estate development, tax, estate planning, probate, trust planning & administration, and charitable organizations.

Portland, OR

Alexander Benikov

Founder,
The Benikov Law Firm

Solo practitioner in the areas of criminal defense and DUI defense.

Phoenix, AZ

Anne E. Collier

Founder,
Arudia

Executive coaching and training.
Former practitioner with Miller & Chevalier, Chtd and King & Spalding.

Washington, DC

Kim Craig

Global Director of Legal Process Improvement for SeyfarthLean Consulting,
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Shaw has more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney.

Chicago, IL

Connie Crosby

Founder,
Crosby Group Consulting

Consultant specializing in knowledge management, information management, records management and library management.
Blog:  Connie Crosby

Toronto, ON
Canada

Delilah B. Flaum

Partner in Charge of Knowledge Management and Legal Project Management,
Winston & Strawn LLP

Winston & Strawn has more than 800 lawyers practicing in 18 offices located in key financial centers across the world.

Chicago, IL

Richard S. Granat

CEO/Founder, DirectLaw, Inc. and
The Institute for Law Practice Technology, Inc.
 

Virtual Lawyer, law practice technology educator, Legal Rebel, Founder of DirectLaw which offers a virtual law firm platform that turns a law firm's web site into an interactive, online law practice.
Blog: eLawyering Redux

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Marc Lauritsen

President,
Capstone Practice Systems, Inc.

Lawyer and educator who helps people work more effectively through document automation, decision support, and expert systems. Author of The Lawyer's Guide to Working Smarter with Knowledge Tools (American Bar Association 2010).

Harvard, MA

Aileen Leventon

Founder & President,
QLex Consulting Inc.

Advisor to general counsels, law firms, and practice group leaders on the management tools and metrics that improve the value of legal services.
Former practitioner at Proskauer Rose LLP and transactional lawyer at Equitable Life/AXA.

Kinderhook, NY

Roger Levy

Co-Founder,
Levy & Nau P.C.

In this two-partner firm, Mr. Levy focuses on transactions, probate, litigation and bankruptcy. Clients include individuals, small businesses and banking institutions.

Brooklyn, NY

Maria Markou

Founder & President,
Markou Global Legal Group

Solo practitioner specializing in international legal matters and assisting the Hellenic-American community with diverse legal issues.

Astoria, NY

Scott Nader

Vice President - Chief Counsel, Americas,
Crawford & Company

Crawford & Company is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries.

Brookhaven, GA

Mark A. Robertson

Partner,
Robertson & Williams

Robertson & Williams is a small firm handling transactional and litigation matters in a diverse number of practice areas, including oil & gas law, franchising, banking, business securities, and bankruptcy.

Oklahoma City, OK

David Rueff

Shareholder / Legal Project Management Officer,
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Baker Donelson has more than 650 attorneys and policy advisors practicing in 19 offices across the Southeast, Texas and Washington, D.C.
Mr. Rueff is co-author – The Power of Legal Project Management, A Practical Guide, with Susan Raridon Lambreth, (American Bar Association 2014) [ABA’s Best Selling Book for 2014]

Jackson, MS

Michael Trotter

Partner,
Taylor English Duma

Taylor English Duma, with over 140 attorneys, combines a lean structure within a value-driven business model to deliver the best ROI to its clients.

Atlanta, GA