San Diego's Patricia Lane recently was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management.
She is the director of administrative services for the law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge in San Diego.
She has been involved in legal management for more than 25 years and is a certified legal manager (CLM), having earned that designation in 1997, the program’s inaugural year.
Lane has served in a variety of leadership roles, including president of the Association of Legal Administrators in 2003-04. She’s written numerous articles, including the award-winning legal management article, “Leadership: Never Stop Learning,” and the best feature article, “The Administrator’s Role in Marketing: Showcase Your Leadership,” at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference.
“The college is genuinely pleased to welcome Patti as a new fellow and to recognize her sustained and extensive contributions to the field of law practice management,” said Ronald Staudt, president of the College of Law Practice Management.
Fellowship in the College is the highest honor bestowed upon individuals involved in law practice management.
The College Law Practice Management was formed in 1994 to honor and recognize distinguished law practice management professionals, to set standards of achievement for others in the profession, and to fund and assist projects that enhance the highest quality of law practice management.