David and Karen Skinner
David Skinner is a certified Lean Six Sigma Sensei with over 20 years experience practicing law in law firms and in-house, in Canada and overseas. With significant experience on both sides of the attorney-client relationship, David understands the crisis facing lawyers and their clients. He knows how positive change in the profession can be achieved, and the impact even incremental improvements can have on a law firm’s business and the practice of individual lawyers.
Karen Dunn Skinner is a certified Lean Six Sigma Sensei with over 18 years of practical legal experience in Canada and Europe. Working with large and small clients in law firms, as a solo practitioner and a legal process outsourcer, Karen has been part of the new legal landscape. Her diverse experience includes major privatization work and development of regulatory frameworks for the energy industry in Eastern Europe, as well as doctoral studies on corporate governance at the London School of Economics and Political Science in London, England. She combines this experience with her training in Lean Six Sigma to provide practical solutions to the competitive and budgetary pressures on practitioners and clients alike.