Olmstead Appointed To Section Council of Illinois State Bar Association

Date: 6/24/2002

ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 24, 2002 . . .

Olmstead & Associates, a St. Louis, Mo.-based legal management consulting firm, today announced that its president and CEO, Dr. John W. Olmstead, Jr., has recently been appointed as a member of the Law Office Economic Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association.

Olmstead was invited to participate as a member of the Law Office Economic Section Council for Fiscal Year 2002-2003 to lend his expertise in the field towards the works of the council and his creativity related to Law Practice Management, which is the mission the council is charged with. Olmstead also recently served as a facilitator of a roundtable discussion at the Law Office Economic Section Council’s breakfast forum session focused on “Office Technology Integration: Pulling it All Together.” His primary role as facilitator was to lead discussion on the topic and act as an informative resource. The breakfast forum session was held on June 21, 2002 at Lake Geneva, Wis., as part of the Illinois State Bar Association’s annual conference.

Dr. Olmstead has more than 30 years of experience in law firm management and working with other professional service firms. He is president of Olmstead & Associates, a legal management-consulting firm based in St. Louis. He also is Editor-in-Chief of The Lawyers Competitive Edge: The Journal of Law Office Economics and Management, published by West Group. His doctoral work in Business Administration concentrated on organizational behavior and marketing. He has lectured for the Association of Legal Administrators, St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, Missouri Trial Attorneys, IBM, Illinois State University, Illinois State Bar Association, Solo-Map CPA Association of St. Louis and many other state and local bar associations.

Olmstead & Associates is a practice management, marketing, and technology consulting firm that works with law and other professional service firms to help change and reinvent their practices. The firm, founded in 1984 and based out of St. Louis, Mo., serves clients across the United States ranging in size from 100 professionals to firms with solo practitioners. Olmstead & Associates assists firms with implementing change and improving operational and financial performance, management, leadership, client development and marketing.

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