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Lauren Joseph

Director of Risk Management

Lauren Joseph

Director of Risk Management

Lauren, a licensed attorney, serves as Ulmer’s Director of Risk Management, where she oversees the firm’s business intake, conflicts, and records management departments. She provides day-to-day advice and counsel to firm lawyers and staff to ensure compliance with various laws and rules regarding professional responsibility and firm client and administrative information. Lauren develops, regularly assesses, and enhances firm policies and procedures to ensure industry best practice standards are followed in these areas.

Education & Admissions

Education

  • Miami University

    (B.A., 2004)

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

    (J.D., 2007)

Admissions

  • State of Illinois

Experience

  • Adjust business intake and conflicts procedures based on new developments, issues, rules, and court decisions governing conflicts of interest and disqualification.
  • Review client outside counsel guidelines and assist in responding to client audits to ensure internal compliance with client requirements.
  • Adjust records procedures based on new developments, issues, rules, and client requirements.
  • Assist in resolving potential and actual ethical conflicts pursuant to applicable ethical rules while accounting for business concerns.
  • Draft and distribute screening memoranda, waivers, and notification documents to ensure ethical compliance on a jurisdictional basis.