As many offices are making plans to reopen, legal management professionals are looking for guidance on how to ensure a safer environment. This webinar will detail best practices for preparing your space. We will discuss where law firm office design is heading so that safety concerns with COVID-19 are in place. Additionally, we’ll explore how the pandemic has accelerated law office trends and why it is important to return to the physical law firm.


  • Examine the new skills and habits that workers have developed and how that impacts the future of legal workplace.
  • Outline how space guidelines can contribute to the health and safety of your staff.
  • Define how the pandemic is accelerating legal workplace trends.
  • Explain the importance and advantage of working in the office.

Audience: Intermediate

CLM Recertificaton Credit: 1 hr in the subject area of Operations Management


Vince Flickinger is a Design Director with 21 years of experience in a broad range of project types including Professional Service Firms. His depth of knowledge in corporate workplace has successfully delivered projects for clients like Andrews Kurth, Norton Rose Fulbright and Simpson Thacher. Flickinger is a Registered Interior Designer and is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). Based in Houston, he is a global leader in Gensler’s Energy practice.

Kristy Emmrich is Gensler Houston’s Practice Area Leader for Professional Service Firms.  Since joining Gensler in 2007, Kristy has led both the design and technical aspects of some of Gensler’s most significant law firm projects.  Kristy is a registered Interior Designer, LEED Accredited Professional and member of the International Interior Design Association. 



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Date Presented:
June 11, 2020 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
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