Biography

Carla Landry is a Senior Consultant with LawVision.  She has worked in the legal industry, both in-house and as a consultant, for more than 20 years.  Carla advises law firms on a variety of financial, strategic, and operational issues. Together with a colleague and a team of certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs), Carla created the first project management certification program designed for the legal profession and launched the first online elearning courses in legal project management.  She coaches legal teams on implementing legal project management techniques into their matters.  Carla is also a certified Yellow Belt in Lean Sigma/Process Improvement for Law Firms and has worked with firms to identify cost savings opportunities through streamlining the delivery of legal services and improving existing processes.

Carla was an adjunct faculty member at George Washington University, teaching Economics and Profitability of Law Firms as part of a master’s program in law firm management. She has launched two online eLearning courses for the Practising Law Institute (PLI), one on law firm profitability and the other on Legal Process Improvement, winning a Telly Award honoring “the very best in film and video.”  Prior to joining LawVision Group, Carla was a Senior Director in the Law Firm Strategy and Structure Practice of Hildebrandt Baker Robbins. Her earlier consulting experience included working as a manager in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s Legal Systems group. In that capacity, she served as a project manager leading an international, multi-disciplinary team responsible for the analytical and diagnostic processes related to an investigative database.

Certifications

  • Yellow Belt – Lean Sigma/Process Improvement for Law Firms

Publications

Books:

Articles:

Speaking Engagements

  • LawVision Group and LPM Institute, "Legal Project Management - Two Day Certification Course" (Annual, 2018-2014)
  • Practising Law Institute, "Project Management for Lawyers" (Annual, 2018 – 2016)
  • Practising Law Institute, Telly Award Winning eLearning Program, “Legal Process Improvement” (launched in 2017)
  • Professional Development Institute (PDI)/NALP, Legal Project Management – Choosing Training Modalities that Meet Your Objectives (Dec 2015)
  • Legal Project Management Roundtable, "Understanding How Generational Differences Impact Your Efforts to Get Broad-Based Traction with LPM Implementation" (Nov 2015)
  • ALA Gateway, "An Introduction to Legal Project Management" (June 2015)
  • Two-Day Certification Course, “Legal Project Management” (April 2015)
  • Practising Law Institute, eLearning Program, “Improving Law Firm Profitability” (launched in 2015)
  • Practising Law Institute, “Project Management of Lawyers” (January 2015)
  • Thomson Reuters Elite Vantage Conference, “Project Management Skills Workshop” (June 2014)

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12/2/2014
Interactive Learning

4/28/2017
Interactive Learning