3 Instructional Hours

Innovating for Success in Your Legal Practice

About the program

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Presented in partnership with Fasken.

Innovation is more than just a mindset – it is the mechanism by which disruptions in law are taking place.

This session will equip you with the skills and courage needed to become a legal innovator for your organization. You'll gain in-depth knowledge about how the innovation process works, along with practical advice to get started, do more with less and drive your ideas forward into actionable, successful projects within your firm.

This program is part of the Analytics and Innovation for Legal Professionals series. Take any number of these programs or complete the full series.

Buy five programs and get the sixth program free.

In this program you will:

  • Learn how to become a legal innovator
  • Understand the innovation process
  • Learn how to build an innovation roadmap
  • Learn how to craft an innovation strategy
  • Learn how to successfully sell and implement your ideas

Who should attend

This program is designed for anyone in the legal profession.

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This program has been certified by the Law Society of Ontario and is eligible for CPD professional development credits, across Canada. For participants outside of Ontario, we are happy to help with the application process for CPD credits. Please contact us at execed@queensu.ca for assistance.

Personal benefits

  • Build new skills needed for modernizing your practice
  • Drive your competitive advantage and brand
  • Enhance your client experience
  • Unleash your creative side

Organizational benefits

  • Learn how to foster an innovation oriented culture
  • Understand the principles of innovation and how to apply these in practice
  • Drive cost reduction and / or cost avoidance
  • Streamline processes and remove bottlenecks
  • Learn how to do more with less

Program Content

This session begins with a discussion of the various types of innovation, allowing you to identify which are best suited to your goals and challenges.

You'll learn proven methods to to evaluate your ideas and select the best ones. We'll show you how to build on an idea, and how to construct your innovation roadmap.

Then you'll move from ideation to implementation, discovering the elements of a business case, and how the Agile methodology can be used to expedite your innovation agenda.

Finally, you'll see innovation in action, with detailed case studies of how innovation has been successfully applied at Fasken, including the fields of Knowledge Management and Talent Management.

Session Leaders

Our session leader combines deep industry expertise with excellent teaching skills – able to cut through jargon and translate complex topics into accessible, practical concepts.

Robert is the Chief Innovation Officer at Fasken. He is responsible for transforming firm operations by pinpointing the products, process improvements and business model changes that will best position Fasken for future success.

Robert has led major business transformation projects and held senior positions at McKinsey, Microsoft, Workbrain Corporation, Blockbuster Canada and Info-Tech Research Group.

Robert holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Harvard University and an MBA from Northwestern University.

Eowynne Noble leads Fasken’s professional development team and is involved in the recruitment, training, and management and development of the firm’s students and associates. She is responsible for helping students and associates advance their individual career development goals through training, mentorship and feedback programs. As part of her role she also provides employment law support to the firm.

Eowynne is a co-chair of the Student Development Committee, and Vice Chair of the Firm’s Professional Development Committee, and is a champion of the Firm's diversity initiatives. She is also an active member of the National Association of Legal Professionals, and sits on the Summer and Articling Working Group.

Before joining the Professional Development department, Eowynne summered and completed her articles with the firm. Following the completion of her articles, she joined Fasken’s Toronto Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group as an associate in 2013. In her role as an associate, she advised employers on pre-employment and hiring issues, executive compensation, employment agreements, workplace policies, accommodation and return to work plans, and engaged in employment and labour related litigation.

As an associate, she was also actively involved in the student and associate programs as a mentor and during recruitment periods. As part of her new role she also provide employment law advice to the firm.

Eowynne brings a vast array of experience to the role of Director of Professional Development. Prior to attending law school Eowynne worked in non-profit management where she managed employees locally and abroad.

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Upcoming Sessions

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  • Nov 24    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST


$800 CAD (plus applicable taxes)
All major credit cards accepted.
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