Stephanie leads the Lawyerist team and is a co-author of their new book, The Small Firm Roadmap: A Survival Guide to the Future of Your Law Practice. As the facilitator for the Insider, Lab, and LabCon programs, she teaches and supports solo and small firms in designing and implementing effective business strategies. As the company’s integrator, Stephanie ensures the team is focused on achieving the company’s mission of helping firms create thriving future-oriented law firms.
Stephanie practiced at a big law firm for five years before co-founding her own firm. As the managing partner, Stephanie watched her firm grow from 2 lawyers to a team of 20 in just 7 years.
Her passion for owning and operating a law firm eventually led her to help lawyers learn how to run their own firms. Prior to Lawyerist, Stephanie launched and led Lawyers for Equal Justice, an incubator helping newer lawyers start socially conscious law firms.
Stephanie graduated cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law, where she was the symposium editor of the Georgia State Law Review. During her career as a lawyer, Stephanie has been recognized as a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer, was named as a top lawyer of the year by Georgia Trends magazine, and was a recipient of the Fastcase 50 Award for law and technology.
How can you know where you’re going without having a plan? In order to maximize your marketing time and dollars, you must first make a plan. Fortunately, we have access to a variety of marketing technology and data that can help us build a reliable plan and budget.
Most of us don’t learn how to hire or fire in law school, and as a result the vast majority of lawyers are winging it when it comes to hiring and firing. In this session we will share easy-to-adopt processes that will let you hire and fire like a pro.