Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program
Danielle Hall serves as the Executive Director for the Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program. In addition to overseeing the daily operations, she administers a variety of programs for lawyers and law students who need assistance and resources due to a substance abuse, mental health, or law practice management related issue. Prior to her appointment in 2019, Danielle worked for the Kansas Bar Association where she developed the association’s Law Practice Management Program which led her to work for the Kansas Office of the Disciplinary Administrator where she prosecuted attorney misconduct cases and coordinated the Attorney Diversion Program. As part of the program, she provided training to lawyers in the areas of law practice management and technology and assisted lawyers in overcoming stress and burnout. Danielle serves as the Institute for Well-Being in Law Policy Committee Chair, Co-Chair of the Kansas Women Attorneys Association Minority Women in the Profession Committee, Chair of the Kansas Bar Association Law Practice Management Committee and is a member of the Kansas Lawyer Well-Being Task Force Executive Committee and the Kansas Bar Association Ethics Advisory Committee. She is also an active member in the ABA Law Practice Division, having served on several committees, and is a regular contributor to the Product Watch column of the LP Division’s Law Practice Magazine. In her free time, she teaches law office technology in the Legal Studies Department at Washburn University and is an adjunct professor at Washburn School of Law, teaching in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program and coaching the competition teams. Danielle received her J.D. in 2009 from Washburn School of Law and was named the Graduate of the Last Decade in 2019.
This session will discuss why attorneys and other legal professionals procrastinate and suggest how technology can help address the problem and assist with developing better time management skills. Outcomes: 1) Participants will comprehend some of the causes of procrastination. 2) Participants will articulate three time management techniques that are implemented and enhanced through the use […]
Process Maps are a particularly powerful tool for optimizing operations in any organization and law firms are no exception. Over the long term, the maps can be used for training and quality assurance but even the process of creating the maps tends to bring tremendous value. In this interactive workshop, attendees will learn how to […]