The College of Law Practice Management’s 2014 Futures Conference on Legal Innovation breaks the mold

On October 16th and 17th, The College of Law Practice Management will be hosting its annual Futures Conference in Boston, putting 150 legal practice innovators together with 10 pioneers and leading-edge thinkers for two days of brainstorming and problem-solving.

Conference Co-Chair Lisa Damon, a partner at Seyfarth Shaw has designed a one-of-a-kind, dynamic program that promises to engage participants in discussing issues facing the legal profession and push the envelope toward new ideas and solutions. Speakers will give short, provocative TED-like presentations.

The all-star line-up includes:

  • Keynote Speaker:
    • Tom Sager, Recently Retired Senior Vice President and General Counsel of DuPont after 37 years, and American Lawyer Top 50 Legal Innovator and recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • TED-like Speakers:
    • Jeff Carr, Former General Counsel at FMC Technologies
    • Ron Dolin, Legal Technologist, Fellow, Instructor of Law, Stanford University
    • Abe Gieger, CEO of ShakeLaw
    • Carla Goldstein, Associate General Counsel and Director of Strategic Initiatives, BMO Financial Group
    • Michael Mills, President and Chief Strategy Officer, Neota Logic Inc.
    • Ron Staudt, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Access to Justice & Technology, Chicago-Kent Law School
    • Competition Judges:
      • Susan Hackett, Legal Executive Leadership
      • Josh Kubicki, Transformation Institute
      • Chris Marston, CEO, Exemplar Companies

Mattern & Associates is pleased to be a sponsor of the Future’s Conference.  Forward thinking and innovative solutions facing the legal profession have always been important, and we are proud to foster this think-tank event for the legal profession to continue to thrive and succeed.

For more information, please download the 2014 Futures Conference brochure here:

To register, contact Stacey McIntyre at