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About Michael Litchfield

Michael Litchfield is a management consultant, lawyer and educator and is the Managing Director of Emerald Engine Research Inc., an AI consultancy and research firm based in Victoria, BC. In addition to his private sector work, Michael holds a variety of academic appointments including the Director of the Business Law Clinic and the Associate Director of the Access to Justice Centre for Excellence at the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law.

Michael has a depth of experience consulting within the legal industry where he has worked with law firms, professional associations, regulatory bodies and educational institutions. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from UBC, a Masters of Law from UVic and is currently a PhD Candidate at UVic.

Posts by Michael Litchfield

Risk Management Revisited

Basics of Strategic Planning

6 Steps for Small Firm Spring Cleaning

Protecting Privacy in Your Legal Practice

The Value of Scenario Planning

Redefining the Career Plan, Part 2

Redefining the Career Plan, Part 1

Are Legal Clinics the Answer? Part 2

Are Legal Clinics the Answer? Part 1

Introduction to Risk Management for Law Firms

Thoughts on Legal Consulting

Law Day Highlights Access to Justice

Demographics and Justice in Rural Canada