A Law Firm’s Competitive Edge – Writing Effective Business Continuity Plans

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Date(s) - Oct 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Clark Hill PLC

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A Law Firm’s Competitive Edge – Writing Effective Business Continuity Plans

Speaker: Kathryn N. Scourby, CBCP

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
12:00 Noon – 1 :30 P.M.

Lunch will be provided. PLAA Members – Free
Non-members – $25

Location: Clark Hill PLC, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant Street, 14th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

We all know that a comprehensive written Business Continuity plan is an essential part of your firm’s Business Continuity program. Is your current plan gathering dust on a shelf? Are you struggling to put together a written plan that not only prepares your firm in the event of a disaster, but also meets client compliance and audit requirements and RFP guidelines, regulatory requirements and industry standards that have changed the playing field for Business Continuity in the legal world? If so, then this session is for you. This session provides valuable information to any size law firm where you will work through a check list of key components that should be a part of every written Business Continuity plan. That checklist can then be used to assess and revise your law firm’s current plan.

Kathryn Scourby (Kathy) is the Principal of KNS Consulting, LLC. She works with professional service firms to achieve their goals in the areas of business continuity, disaster preparedness, risk management and compliance. Kathy, a certified business continuity professional, trains management professionals and all levels of staff at private service firms and facilitates table-top exercises in these focus areas. Kathy retired in 2017 after thirty-seven years of experience in the legal industry. Additionally, Kathy served on the International Board of Directors for the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), was a trustee for the Foundation of the Association of Legal Administrators, and currently serves on ALA’s International Relations Committee. She continues to receive outstanding reviews as a frequent presenter at ALA conferences, ALA, ACP, and other Association local chapters and with private service firms on disaster recovery, business continuity and risk management issues.

CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists:1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management  (OM) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialist to fullfill the CLM application
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Operations Management  (OM)



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