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2019 Law Space Workspace Forum

November 12 @ 7:30 am - 11:45 am

$90
2019 Law Space Workspace Forum

Location:
Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Building, Fifth Floor, 1445 Market Street, Denver, CO 80202

This is the largest law space workplace forum of the year in Colorado with more than 150 attendees anticipated.

4 hours of real estate continuing education credit have been applied for.

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2019 Law Space Workspace Forum$90.00

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
7:30 am - 11:45 am
Cost:
$90
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Website:
www.crej.com

Organizer

CREJ
Phone:
303-623-1148
Website:
www.crej.com

Venue

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Building, Fifth Floor
1445 Market Street
Denver, CO 80202 United States
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Conference Agenda

7:30 – 7:55 a.m.
Registration, check in and networking
7:55 – 8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Emcee
Gillian Hallock Johnson, LEED® AP ID+C - Principal, EUA
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Opening Keynote: Denver State of the Union
Presenter
J.J. Ament - CEO, Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.
8:15 – 8:45 a.m.
Less is More: Fewer Square Feet for a More Bold Return

Brokers with extensive law firm expertise will discuss the key drivers that are propelling real estate decisions within the law industry today. What are the top three immediate (and emerging) business, financial and cultural priorities being considered for a long term real estate solution? How are these priorities impacting the real estate search, real estate location, lease terms, and space availability. Finally, how important is advance workplace strategy to the process of law firm real estate planning?

Panelists
Todd M. Wheeler - Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield
Robert N. Link - Executive Vice President, CBRE
Bruce Johnson - Managing Principal, Cresa Denver
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.
The New Law Office Furniture Architype: Swiss Army Knife

Elite furniture manufacturers will dive into progressive attorney office case good solutions that are a direct response to the rapidly evolving law firm practice. The law firm office paradigm is being revolutionized and driven by decreased real estate and universal planning. Manufacturers are responding with advanced solutions that celebrate the smaller office with ingenuity, efficiency, and beauty. As a result, these new solutions have become mission critical in facilitating change management as well as recruiting the best talent.

Panelists
John Fuller - Vice President of Sales, Geiger International
Ben Conway - President, Halcon Furniture
Marci Auston - Principal, OfficeScapes (Steelcase)
Jenny West - Transformation Leader, Knoll
Matt Magrann - Co-Founder & CEO, Projex, Inc. (Teknion)
Moderator
Kitty Yuen AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ, CDT, LEED AP - Principal, EUA
9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Networking and Nutrition Break
9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Design “Matters”: Why Differentiating Law Firm Design Provides the Ultimate Competitive Edge

This panel of leading Denver law firm designers will examine the most successful aspects of their most current law office designs. Post-occupancy analysis will provide insight into law space “must-haves” as well as lessons learned on newly emerging priorities. These designers will discuss how using architectural design to help shape and strengthen the firm’s culture and outward identity enables them to overcome the competition for attraction and retention of the best talent.

Panelists
Gillian Hallock Johnson, LEED® AP ID+C - Principal, EUA
Sarah McGarry, IIDA, LEED AP ID+C - Senior Associate, Senior Project Manager, Stantec
Melissa Marlow, LEED AP - Principal, Acquilano
Michelle Liebling, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED® AP - Studio Director, Principal, Gensler
Moderator
Elizabeth Sharrer - Partner and Firm Chair, Holland & Hart
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
The “Case” for Bold Change: The Driving Forces Behind Evolving Law Practice and the Thoughtful Promotion of Internal Change

Top law firm administrators will discuss the primary influencers shaping their decisions on how to embrace the changing landscape of law practice, cultural change, staff space allocation, and national/international planning trends. With a diversity of Millennials rapidly becoming the majority of the workforce, their values and workstyles are driving new solutions that are breaking the traditional law firm template. These leaders will provide insight into how to balance these new values against a financial model and plan for the future, while thoughtfully managing the substantial cultural changes that accompany this new archetype.

Panelists
Barbara A. Mica - Chief Operating Officer, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
Christopher Ruschaupt - Director, Administrative Project Management, Arnold & Porter (Washington, DC)
Michelle M. Maynard - Director of Administration, Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC
Mike Staab - Legal Office Administrator, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Moderator
Peter Comey - Director - Real Estate, Procurement & Records, Foley & Lardner LLP (Washington, DC)
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Closing Keynote
Presenter
Peter Comey - Director - Real Estate, Procurement & Records, Foley & Lardner LLP