Implementation By Certified Legal Experts

Every CounselLink implementation is managed by our Professional Services Team. With almost a decade of experience, they have successfully implemented CounselLink solutions at over 200 companies across the country. Our team has extensive experience migrating from other systems and a proven process that has most customers up and running in a little as 8 weeks.
Hundreds of Successful Implementations
Implementation by Certified Legal Experts
Every CounselLink implementation is managed by our Professional Services Team. With almost a decade of experience, they have successfully implemented CounselLink solutions at over 200 companies across the county. Our team has extensive experience migrating from other systems and a proven process that has most customers up and running in a little as 8 weeks.
Hundreds of Successful Implementations
We Have the Services for You
From the beginning of your onboarding process to ongoing business planning, our collaborative approach drives user adoption, process improvements and improved ROI.
Meet the CounselLink Professional Services Team
Donna McCoy
Director of Professional Services

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As Director of Professional Services at LexisNexis, Donna oversees a team of consultants, project managers, integration engineers, and onboarding support resources that optimize the customer’s CounselLink experience by ensuring that the application is aligned with current business processes and industry best practices. Donna is certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional, and has more than 20 years’ experience in overseeing the implementation of SaaS-based products for clients of all sizes, both domestically and globally. Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2007, Donna worked as an IT Program Manager at Intel Corporation.
Stephanie Beck
Professional Services Manager

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Stephanie joined LexisNexis in December of 2008 as a Reporting Specialist. She was awarded Employee of the Year in 2009 and the CounselLink Customer Focus award for 2010. In 2011, she was promoted to Business Consultant and has managed a myriad of technical projects including client integrations, complex reports, feature re-implementations and large-scale data conversions. Stephanie currently manages the CounselLink Technical Consultant group and leverages her existing experience to drive cross-functional collaborations to successful technology solutions for the Professional Services Organization.
Kelley Howell
Professional Services Manager

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Kelley joined LexisNexis in 2005, starting out on the account management team. She has held various roles within the organization and as a result developed a deep customer experience background and was awarded Consultant of the year in 2016. Currently, she leads the CounselLink Business Consultant team in the Professional Services Organization to drive successful implementations for our new customers and special projects for our existing customers.  Prior to joining LexisNexis, Kelley spent time in the advertising and marketing fields, including working for a non-profit golf organization for kids.
Kim Humphries
Attorney Onboarding Manager

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Kim joined LexisNexis in February 1997, and over the course of her 21 years with our company, she has worked in many positions, including Attorney Implementation Specialist, Credentialing Specialist, and Consultant. Today she manages our Attorney Implementation team in the Professional Services Organization. Kim is our subject matter expert in the law firm on-boarding area for both Private and Registry law firms. Kim received the Employee of the Month starting back in 2004, and over the years has been received numerous acknowledgements from clients and law firms; as well as certificates for ‘Executing and Delivering on Critical Projects’.
Dave Stalsbroten
Senior Project Manager

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As a Senior Project Manager at LexisNexis, Dave oversees all aspects of Advanced and Premier implementations for CounselLink. He is well versed in a variety of project methodologies including Agile (CSM) and Waterfall (PMP), and has six years of experience leading complex SaaS projects. In 2018 he was awarded PMO employee of the year. Prior to joining the software industry, Dave worked with a public health NGO in Nicaragua and several community development organizations in Seattle.
Madhavi Adivi
Senior Client Engagement Manager

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Madhavi Adivi has 15+ years of experience working with industry-leading implementation, customer solution and software development teams across multiple industry verticals. In the last six years with LexisNexis, Madhavi has shared her subject matter expertise and managed CounselLink implementation projects for a diverse group of large and small legal departments. In her current role, Madhavi supports clients with complex processes, business consulting and scoping projects. She has a strong academic background with a Masters in Physics and a Masters in Computer Science. She is also PMP certified and a Six Sigma Green Belt. Prior to LexisNexis, she worked with Oracle Inc. in Silicon Valley for over six years.
Michael Wells
Senior Client Engagement Manager

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Michael joined LexisNexis CounselLink in 2007. After 4 years as a Business Consultant in the Professional Services Organization, he joined the sales team as a Strategic Account Manager servicing our existing customer base. Michael is now back in Professional Services as a Senior Client Engagement Manager. With all of his experience, he has a strong understanding of customer needs from both an implementation and an end user perspective. Prior to LexisNexis, Michael worked in technical consulting roles for companies such as MCI, AT&T and SureWest Communications.
Tim Haines
Senior Technical Consultant

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Tim has worked at LexisNexis for 16 years, starting with the CounselLink Development Team as a Senior Systems Analyst. He worked with the development team for 5 years delivering upgrades to CounselLink with alternative fee and detail hourly billing solutions. Today, he’s a Senior Technical Business Consultant in the Professional Services Organization. He has a deep customer experience background in all CounselLink integrations and CounselLink features. Prior to joining LexisNexis in 2002, Tim worked as a Senior Systems Analyst at Lockheed Martin working on a variety of web based B2B applications.
Suresh Mathrakott
Senior Technical Consultant

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Suresh joined LexisNexis 17 years ago working specifically with CounselLink customers. He has implemented more than 100 companies, delivering innovative management solutions. He combines his education in management and engineering with two decades of experience in finance, accounting, and enterprise systems to assist customers in developing custom, analytics-based solutions to critical business challenges. Before LexisNexis, he was a performance engineer for Cygent Inc. – a Telecom Italia software venture, he worked with several consulting companies in various process engineering capacities.
Venu Reddy
Senior Technical Consultant

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Venu joined LexisNexis in June of 2015 as a Technical Business Consultant in the CounselLink professional services team. He currently manages data integrations and conversions for several clients. His areas of interests are data analysis, business intelligence and analytics and has over 10 years of experience in similar domains. Venu has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics engineering and a Master’s degree in Computer Science.
Daniel Brichacek
Technical Consultant

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Daniel joined LexisNexis 13 years ago, developing custom billing databases, dashboards, reports and tools. As a Technical Business Consultant on the Professional Services team, he provides data analysis and specialized reporting services to CounselLink customers. He also works on technical integrations for new and existing customers.
Sukrut Cherian
Technical Consultant

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Sukrut been with LexisNexis as a consultant since 2007. He has worked on a few different products within the company and has settled in nicely with the CounselLink team. He has provided our CounselLink customers with technical services such as custom reporting, data conversions and integrations. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Sukrut worked for the New Jersey Office of Information Technology and was on the marketing team for the MTVU division for Viacom Global Entertainment Group.
Rebecca Bell
Senior Business Consultant

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Rebecca joined the LexisNexis CounselLink team in 2005 as an Account Manager. She moved into a lead position with the newly launched Customer Care team in 2010 and in 2013 joined the Professional Services Organization as a Business Consultant, implementing new customers and working with existing customers on expansion of their services. She is an Oregon native and graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in journalism. Before joining the CounselLink team Rebecca worked as a newspaper and magazine editor, trade association director, stay-at-home mom and account manager/legislative analyst for LexisNexis StateNet.
Neal Buchanan
Senior Business Consultant

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Neal has been in the software field for over 25 years. For the last 11 years he has worked at LexisNexis. His first 6 years with the InterAction Professional Services team facilitating law firms with their customer relationship management initiatives. For the last 5 years, he has been with the CounselLink Professional Services team rolling out enterprise legal management software for corporate legal divisions both domestically and internationally. His ability to bridge people, processes, and technologies at all levels of an organization has made him a trusted advisor to many clients.
Kim Jamison
Senior Business Consultant

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Kim joined LexisNexis in 2013, as a business consultant. She loves a challenge and is extremely customer focused. She was voted employee of the year in 2017 and continues to demonstrate her enthusiasm for CounselLink and client success daily. Kim previously worked at Intel for 15 years as a silicon planner and project manager, however her young career started as an interpreter for the deaf (fluent in American Sign Language) which she continues to do on a volunteer basis.
Angela Smith
Senior Business Consultant

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Angela came to LexisNexis in 2015 as a consultant and without hesitation moved to a full time Business Consultant in the Professional Services Organization. She drives down two paths as an onboarding consultant and a technical consultant for our CounselLink clients. Since joining, she has become a key contributor, and her organization and positive spirit is unmatched. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Angela built a diverse background working with large healthcare and energy-provider companies in the technical and consulting space.
Corina Bogdan
Business Consultant

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Corina joined LexisNexis in 2007 as a Strategic Account Manager focusing on Advanced and Premier Clients, providing assistance and direction with legal department strategies and efficiency efforts. Corina has been recognized as a crucial member of the team, most recently winning the Circle of Excellence award in 2018. With her deep account management experience background, she brings a unique perspective in her role as a Business Consultant. She is a huge proponent of implementing strong legal operations structures in truly transforming legal departments. Prior to joining LexisNexis, Corina worked with the real estate and mortgage industry in avoiding fraud, minimizing loan risk and establishing safe mortgage practices.
Jack Conyers, III
Business Consultant

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Jack joined LexisNexis in 2007 starting with our Customer Service team in Dayton, Ohio. He moved through the ranks over the years landing as a Solutions Consultant in Raleigh, North Carolina for CounselLink; he is now a part of the Professional Services Organization as a Business Consultant. Jack is passionate about problem solving and being an advocate for our clients as well as being enthusiastic about technology and the user’s experience. He holds a Master’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction from Wright State University along with a green belt in Lean Six Sigma.
John Drury
Business Consultant

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John has been in the software field for over 25 years. For the last 12 years, he has worked at LexisNexis. His first 12 years with the InterAction Professional Services team facilitating law firms with their customer relationship management initiatives. During 2019, he joined with the CounselLink Professional Services team rolling out enterprise legal management software for corporate legal divisions both domestically and internationally. His ability to bridge people, processes, and technologies at all levels of an organization has made him a trusted advisor to many clients.
Keith Bruni
Attorney Implementation Specialist

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Keith started with LexisNexis in 2009 and quickly became an integral part of the CounselLink Attorney Implementation team. In his role as Attorney Implementation Specialist, he manages law firm onboarding for CounselLink’s new client implementations, as well as supporting the existing customer base. His ability to work with both clients and law firms in his own professional and stylized way has earned him a reputation as a committed and indispensable team player.
Ashley Bryant
Attorney Implementation Specialist

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Ashley is part of the Attorney Implementation team working to on-board law firms for new and existing CounselLink clients. She started at LexisNexis in 2014 on the Paper Processing team inputting non-LEDES invoices into CounselLink, eventually becoming team lead, subject matter expert for the Paper Processing system, and a Six Sigma Yellow Belt. Before joining LexisNexis, she worked in the billing department of an international labor and employment law firm and served in AmeriCorps coordinating community service for college students. She is a proud graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University with a B.A. in Management Information Systems.
Leigh Kirkland
Attorney Implementation Specialist

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Leigh has a unique background having worked on the law firm and client side of CounselLink. She played an integral part of the CounselLink implementation process as a client’s Corporate Administrator. Leigh joined LexisNexis in 2015 as part of the 2L CounselLink Customer Support team providing direct support for clients. In 2018 she moved to the Attorney Implementation team as an Attorney Implementation Specialist. Leigh handles law firm onboarding for CounselLink’s new client implementations and the day-to-day tickets submitted by new and existing clients.
David Hunter III
Attorney Credentialing Specialist

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David joined LexisNexis in 2014 as a part of the Attorney Implementation team. David has widespread customer service and credentialing experience that extends over 5 years. He is an Attorney Credentialing Specialist responsible for the activation of new and existing attorney profiles and performs other duties such as weekly client reports, new firm registrations/client association, and special projects as needed to assist the AI team. Prior to joining LexisNexis, David worked as a Medical Credentialing Coordinator for CSC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Onboarding and Implementation

The CounselLink onboarding team works side by side with you to make sure the project meets your goals and stays on time and on budget. We follow a structured, six-phased process and configure our solutions to make your deployment a success.

Data Migration and Conversion
We help load your existing data, so you can get a head start on efficiency improvements and data analytics to drive cost reductions and achieve your goals. Our consultants have loaded data from dozens of data sources, including other ELM applications as well as homegrown systems. We offer multiple levels of data migration. Our Professional Services team works with you to determine the type and level of data conversion that best meets your needs.

Integration Services

CounselLink can integrate with multiple systems including Accounts Payable, Claims, Docketing, SOP, SSO, Contacts, Document Management, Contract Management and more, to lighten your load and share information across applications. Our Professional Services team will help guide you through the process from requirements elicitation through deployment.
The LexisNexis implementation team was great. They listened to us and we worked together to work out any logistical issues. As a result, the new system worked extremely well from day one.”
Denise Carraux
VP of Legal Automation and Process Management
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