Strategy and Structure

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A well crafted strategy provides a framework for making tough decisions  about the future of your law firm.

With deep experience leading law firms and advising law firm leaders, Calibrate can help you develop a clear picture of where your firm is today, develop a vision for the future, and build a strategic roadmap to help you get there successfully.

Building a Framework for Success

A good strategy starts with what doesn’t change:  your firm’s mission, vision and values.  Before any planning starts, we help you build a realistic view of where your firm is today, and what it aspires to be in the future.  With this groundwork in place, we can help you articulate the game plan, infrastructure and investments that will be required, and build consensus among your leadership team on the way forward.

Our approach includes:
  • Research to clarify understanding of the market, competitors, and what’s unique about your firm
  • Envisioning the future, including business and  financial modelling to quantify the infrastructure you’ll need to get there.
  • Facilitation with your leadership team and partners, to help build consensus on where you want to go.
  • Change Management — including communications, training, and execution support


What is your firm's purpose, or reason for being?


What is your willed future?


What are your firm's unchanging beliefs?

Strategic Plan

How will you move towards the vision?


What human, financial, technology and other resources must be in place?

Realization and the Three Bears… or “What’s Real About Realization?

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