Mann Earns Certified Legal Manager Credential

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Woods Aitken is proud to announce that Dennis Mann, the Firm’s Administrator, has earned the prestigious designation of Certified Legal Manager® from the Association of Legal Administrators.  Obtaining CLM certification shows great initiative and dedication to the profession, and demonstrates the mastery of a highly proficient legal administrator. Mann is currently the only active legal manager in Lincoln and one of four individuals in Nebraska to hold the CLM certification.

To earn a CLM, candidates apply their professional experience, complete educational coursework, and pass a comprehensive exam that covers all areas of legal management. By successfully completing this rigorous certification process, the CLM demonstrates their ability to operate at a high level of expertise and dedication to their firm, to the legal management profession, and to the legal community.

Mann is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators-Nebraska Chapter, Lincoln Human Resource Management Association, and Society for Human Resource Management. He has been with Woods & Aitken since 2012 and is responsible for managing staff, financial management, firm culture, and planning.  Prior to Woods & Aitken, Mann spent 32 years in various roles at Lincoln Public Schools, including seven years as a high school administrator and 25 years as a science teacher and coach.   

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