Law Firm Compensation & Bonuses *
April 25, 2023
Noon - 1:00pm
*Approved for 1 hour CLE (Law Practice Management) in KS
Join Brenda Barnes and Camille Stell for a presentation about
Law Firm Compensation. Discussion will include:
● Compensation trends
● Managing Partner compensation
● Business origination credit
● Compensation carve-outs
● Compensation system biases
Brenda A. Barnes is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin in Accounting and has her MBA from Texas State University. She is a legal and accounting professional with over 35 years of experience working with solo to mid-sized law firms across the United States. Brenda has an innate understanding of best practices in law firm accounting and financial management.
Founded in the fall of 2008, Brenda created B2 Legal Management, LLC, known as B2.
Currently she serves as the firm’s Business Development Director. Prior to launching B2, Brenda served in the capacity of Firm Administrator in the Austin, Texas area. During this time, she was active in the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and served in many leadership roles. She is Past President of the Austin Chapter.
As a guest speaker and panelist, Brenda has frequently spoken on the following significant topics relevant to the effectiveness and efficiency of law firm practices:
Budgeting and Cash Flow Forecasting, Law Firm Compensation, Legal Pricing for Profitability, The Business of Law, Financial Internal Controls, Succession Planning.
Camille Stell serves as President of Lawyers Mutual Consulting & Services. She is a frequent author and speaker on the topics of law firm compensation, retirement and succession planning, and law firm trends of the future.
Camille is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management. She also served on the North Carolina State Bar Regulatory Review Subcommittee and continues to serve as a member of the NC Pro Bono Resource Coordinators Network, the Advisory Group for the Duke Law Tech Lab and as Chair of the Raleigh Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association.
Camille is the co-author of two books written during the pandemic: Designing a Succession Plan for your Law Practice: A Step-by-Step Guide for Preparing Your Firm for Maximum Value, published in 2021 and RESPECT: Insights in Law Firm Compensation, published in 2022.