3rd Annual In-House Counsel Forum

Venue: St. Andrew’s Club and Conference Centre

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: Feb 26, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 27, 2009
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Close to 80% of in-house counsel now find that managing the legal process and providing business advice are more important job
responsibilities than practicing law. Yet neither law schools nor legal career training prepares them for this new reality. How can corporate and in-house counsel be heard and recognized at board meetings to best fulfill this role? What creative strategies can be used to increase law department value and integrate it more fully as a vital player in the operations of the corporation? Can practicing law in-house ever evolve from an off-line function to an on-line operating role?