Diane's extensive experience in the trenches as a legal secretary and an office manager shines through in her presentations.
Alameda County Legal Secretaries Association
There are few specialists who have dedicated themselves to NetDocs and Diane is one of them. We’ve appreciated her expertise.
Partner – Osborn McDerby LLP
Diane has an innate ability to assess critical operational challenges and then systematically address them in an effective and productive manner.
Partner – Gaw Van Male, LLP
Unlike other programs that give very general information, Diane was specific and detailed and provided real life ways to deal with varying personalities and situations. Plus she's a lot of fun!
Dee Sannazzaro Gray
Administrator – Vasquez, Beniske & Lindgren, LLP
Diane’s professionalism, efficiency, delivery, customer service and follow-up is excellent and I truly appreciate all the support she has provided.
Garth A. Maijala
Coordinator of Industrial Hygiene & Online Services – SIPE
Diane was great to work with! She is very responsive and knowledgeable about practice management systems. She went the extra mile to provide thorough information and to help my firm find the right case management solution.
Fairgrieve Law Office
I attended Diane’s course on Generations in the Workplace. She presented interesting, well-researched content and gave specific examples of how to improve communication skills. I recommend her course.
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Tap into the combined experience of more than 60 years in legal management. We’ve managed in small, medium and large firms and bring that knowledge to you.
We provide knowledge, services and processes to help small law firms organize and manage their businesses.
Whether you’re an established law firm or just starting out, building and maintaining a law practice is a lot of work. For most attorneys it’s overwhelming and frustrating – you didn’t go to law school to research software selections, create office policies, compare insurance policies, design job descriptions, or any number of other administrative tasks.
Do you feel like there’s a better way to manage your firm, but just don’t have time to figure it out?
Delegate to an experienced law firm manager. Hiring someone to help with these tasks can reduce the burden of managing your law practice. At DLC Consulting Services, we specialize in helping solo and small law firms increase their billable hours, boost profits and improve their work/life balance.
Ways we will help your law practice succeed
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Our law firm management blog provides an excellent resource for solo and small firms.
What do Attorney’s Expect from their law firms? The way law firms and lawyers are using their space has transformed because of remote access, physical space functionality, and space leasing costs. Law firm office space should be well thought out. Not one size fits...
Budgeting for solo and small law firms is an important management task. It’s easy for solos and small firms to be less-than-formal when starting a new firm, or moving forward once already established, to put a budget on the back burner when the focus is on trying to...
Originally published in Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine, July 2019 Issue Excerpt: Where We Stand... There has been a deluge of legal, cloud-based software over the past five years. Lawyers are becoming comfortable with cloud computing, understand more about cloud...
Three NY lawyers were suspended for trust account violations by their Office Manager recently. These attorneys weren’t inexperienced. One had been practicing law for 33 years. This is an all too common issue with attorneys who have long-term employees they trust...
We all want to become more organized. It would be great if there were some sort of magic software that would allow us to organize our work and thoughts simply. Practice management software claims to be that magic. There must be hundreds of software solutions on the...
As a consultant who helps solo and small law firms manage the business of practicing law, I am constantly looking at software to help systemize processes. This year I attended the ABA Tech Expo with the purpose of scouting software useful to my clients. This...