SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LTC4 and CLOC, two of the legal industry’s most dynamic non-profit organizations, announced their new partnership today at the CLOC Annual Legal Operations Institute conference in San Francisco.
Leadership for both organizations explained that the main objective of the LTC4/CLOC partnership is to provide helpful, relevant resources to benefit their memberships and legal professionals in general. Initial plans for the partnership include reciprocal “best practices” guest posts on each organization’s publications and collaboration on both events and thought leader articles.
LTC4 Chairman and Founding Member Bonnie L. Beuth, IS Systems Trainer at FordHarrison, remarked: “LTC4 is proud to announce this partnership with CLOC, an organization we greatly admire and respect. Our long term vision at LTC4 is for all law firms and corporate legal departments to adopt legal technology core competencies and certification programs, thereby measuring and achieving ongoing efficiency improvements. Joining forces with CLOC will accelerate our progress toward this goal.”
CLOC Co-Founder Connie Brenton, Chief of Staff/Director of Legal Operations at NetApp, commented: “CLOC is dedicated to helping corporate legal departments drive operational efficiency through technology, metrics and analytics which helps not only the corporations but the outside counsel law firms that work for them. By engaging in partnership with LTC4, whose influence and momentum are steadily growing in the legal field, CLOC can reach more legal professionals to raise awareness about efficiency, measurement, technology tools and workflow improvements.”
LTC4 (Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition) is a non-profit organization, that has established industry standard legal technology core competency learning plans and certification that all law firms and corporate legal departments can use to measure ongoing efficiency improvements. LTC4’s purpose is to maintain a workflow-based (not feature-based) set of legal technology core competencies and certification for attorneys and staff.
The LTC4 membership is rapidly expanding. Law firms, corporate legal departments, law schools, vendors and consultants are all invited to join. For more information, visit www.ltc4.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium) is the “go-to” non-profit organization for information about legal operations, providing connections to the best legal operations professionals in the business. CLOC’s mission is to help legal operations professionals and other core corporate legal industry players (e.g. tech providers, law firms, LSOs, law schools, etc.) optimize the legal service delivery models needed to support the needs of small, medium and large legal departments. CLOC accomplishes this by supporting Legal Operations and Chief of Staff professional development; offering best practices support in areas including legal department tools, technology, templates and knowledge bases; and working with key legal service providers to drive efficient & effective solutions for corporate legal customers. CLOC embraces the entire legal ecosystem through transparency and collaboration. Visit www.cloc.org.