As legal departments expand their roles as business partners and compliance advisers, we have seen roles develop outside of the traditional attorney discipline. As with subject matter expertise, certain skills from other professions can assist the department to be more effective. This ACC program explored the strategic use of program managers, paraprofessionals, and other business experts to enable the delivery of legal services across the legal department and organization more broadly.

A Leader’s Guide to Delegating Legal Work: Stratifying Legal Services and Expanding the Role of Non-Lawyers in Your Department