In this edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, our expert team will give you the best practices of champion delegators – in 30 minutes or less.

You’re a lawyer, but you’re only one human. There are hard limits on how much you can accomplish, and growth depends on how effectively you delegate to others.

Watch our experts to find out:

  • When you should and shouldn’t delegate,
  • To whom you should delegate, and
  • Why lawyers resist delegating.

Our experts will also share the 4 steps to delegation that get results, and how effective delegation drives engagement and morale.

This archive will be posted soon!

About the Experts

Marcia Watson Wasserman is a seasoned legal management professional of more than 25 years, Marcia Watson Wasserman founder and President of Comprehensive Management Solutions, Inc. provides “C.O.O to Go” TM services to boutique and mid-sized law firms. Her expertise includes operational management reviews; management and leadership development and training; succession planning; strategic planning; retreat facilitation; cash flow projections and financial management reports; recruitment; compensation and benefits administration; development of employee handbooks and job descriptions; business formations and relocations. Prior to consulting, she served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at several law firms – both local and national – including an AmLaw 200 firm. Earlier in her career, she was Director of Law Firm Services and Director of Client Advisory Services for two mid-sized CPA firms.

As a thought leader, Marcia leads multiple, monthly Managing Partners’ Roundtables focused on elevating the legal management discussion and sharing best practices. She serves as an Associate Editor and on the editorial board of Law Practicemagazine and is also a member of the ABA’s Law Practice Division’s Publications Board. She previously served on the Executive Committee and as an advisor on the State Bar of California’s Law Practice Management and Technology Section Executive Committee. Marcia frequently presents on law practice management topics at local, regional and national conferences and her writings can be found in leading legal publications. She is the co-author of Lawyers as Managers: How to Be a Champion for Your Firm and Employees (ABA 2017).

Marcia graduated from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management Executive Program. She also studied Communications and Interior Design at UCLA. Additionally, she has a Certificate in Legal Administration from the University of San Diego and a Certificate from the Advanced Legal Management Institute at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management.

Marcia’s efforts have garnered the recognition of her peers as she is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management. She received the Board of Governors’ Award from the Beverly Hills Bar Association in 1999. Marcia served for 15 years on the Board of Directors of the Pacific Region of the Arthritis Foundation, from whom she received the 2006 Leadership Award, the 2002 and 2013 Distinguished Service Award. She can be contacted at mwasserman@comprehensivemgmt.com.

Andrew Elowitt, JD, MBA, PCC specializes in leadership and talent development for lawyers and legal executives. His firm, New Actions llc, focuses on the people side of legal practice: how lawyers lead, manage, thrive, change, and find resilience and balance. He works with lawyers and managers in private practice, corporate legal departments, and government agencies.

He is regarded as an expert in soft skills and the uses of emotional, social and conversational intelligences in leading, managing, and growing legal organizations of all sizes. As well as coaching individual lawyers on topics as diverse as business development, practice management, productivity, and stress management, he frequently consults with firms on business, strategic, and succession planning matters.

Andrew is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management and is regularly invited to conduct workshops for his clients and present programs to industry leaders and professional associations. He is the author of many books and articles including “Lawyers as Managers: How to Be a Champion for Your Firm and Employees” (ABA 2017) and “The Lawyer’s Guide to Professional Coaching: Leadership, Mentoring & Effectiveness” (ABA 2012). He has held several leadership positions in the legal community and is currently serving as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Publications Board.

Prior to becoming a practice management consultant and International Coach Federation Professional Certified Coach, Andrew worked for over 20 years both in law firms and as a general counsel. Andrew received his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Southern California, and has augmented his formal education with training in Coaching and Organizational Learning (Newfield Certified Coach™), Essential Facilitation (Interaction Associates), and Organizational Learning in Action (Action Design Institute).

Andrew can be contacted at elowitt@newactions.com or through the New Actions llc website www.newactions.com.