Collins & Lacy, P.C. is proud to be South Carolina's first Primerus Law Firm. The International Society of Primerus Law Firms is a network of small, carefully screened, independent law firms that have agreed to uphold and commit to six key principles referred to as the Six Pillars of Primerus. They are:
- Excellence of work product
- Reasonable fee structure
- Professional education
- Civility of bench and bar
- Community service
To learn more about Primerus and its screening process, visit www.Primerus.com
Founding partner Joel Collins, who was awarded the Primerus Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, sat down at last year's Global Conference to explain what being a Primerus member firm means for Collins & Lacy and its clients. Watch the video here.
Collins & Lacy also is a proud member of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM), an alliance committed to furthering the highest standards of litigation management. CLM is dedicated to furthering the practice of Litigation Management through:
- Dedication - Dedicated to the principles and practices of litigation management.
- Inclusion - Include all individuals and companies who participate in litigation and the management thereof.
- Collaboration - Convergence of resources to develop uniform litigation management principles, increase awareness and further ethical standards.
- Education - Provide extensive, affordable training and educational opportunities to create a better awareness and expertise of litigation management.
- Communication - Foster communication between all parties – risk managers, claims managers and adjusters, general counsel, insurance company executives, attorneys, brokers and service providers.
- Identification - Identify, train and certify attorneys and law firms.
About the Council on Litigation Management
Founded in 2007, the Council is a nonpartisan alliance committed to furthering the highest standards of litigation management. The Council sponsors educational programs, provides resources, fosters communications and recognizes lawyers who meet high standards. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only, based on nominations from CLM Fellows. Each member attorney must complete two hours of Council-developed CLE litigation management training annually.