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Ellen Freedman is founder and President of Freedman Consulting, which assists PA law firms with a full range of issues including such things as strategic planning, retreat facilitation, practice management audits, human resources, marketing and client development, financial management and profitability enhancement, compensation, technology and project management, on the business side of the practice.

Ellen serves as the Law Practice Management Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Bar Association. In that capacity she assists PBA’s members with management issues and decisions on the business side of their practice, including areas like technology, bookkeeping procedures, human resources, marketing, risk management, setting up a practice and so forth. Ellen is also a regular presenter, in person and through online webinars, for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Ellen holds the designation of Certified Legal Manager through the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA), the credentialing body for the CLM degree. Of the 11,000 members of the ALA, approximately 240 are certified legal managers. She was one of the first 20 in the nation to have achieved this designation. She holds a Certification in Computer Programming from Maxwell Institute, and a Certification in Web Site Design and a B.A. from Temple University.

Ellen managed inside law firms for twenty years. Most of that time was spent in a mid-size (35+ attorney) firm environment. She launched her consulting practice in 1998, and joined the Pennsylvania Bar Association in 1999.

Ellen is an associate member of the American Bar Association, and its Law Practice Management and General Practice & Small Firm sections. She was a 20-year member of the Association of Legal Administrators. She is a frequent author and speaker on law firm management issues on a national, regional and local level.

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