Lawyers with global law firm Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. are seeking certification as project managers as part of the firm’s Partnering for Worldwide Value® initiative.
After completing the six-month distance learning course provided by LegalBizDev, lawyers Stacy D. Ballin and Mitch Thompson will have a more complete understanding of proven project management techniques. Ballin and Thompson are co-chairs of Squire Sanders Project Management Committee and oversee the firm’s project management activities.
Certification training includes intensive work on key competencies with a legal project management expert as well as reviewing leading textbooks and completing a written skills assessment.
“Strong project management skills are core to streamlining processes so our lawyers can concentrate on developing creative and sophisticated solutions to clients’ business issues,” Ballin said. “Mitch and I look forward to sharing what we learn with our colleagues across the firm.”
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