1.GET STARTED IN THE ACC VALUE CHALLENGE
Read the ACC Value Challenge Briefing Package
Consider Your Options. 40 Practical Ideas to Connect Value
Do a Little Homework. Study these primers:
Talk With Your Firm or Client About Ways to Improve Value. We offer the "Meet. Talk. Act" paradigm
Adopt a Covenant with Counsel. This template lists provisions for law firms and clients to consider.
Join the Community. Subscribe to the ACC Value Challenge eGroup (a topic-based listserv) to share ideas, resources and lessons learned in the value movement.
ACC members: Log in and go to My ACC, then My eGroups, and add the ACC Value Challenge open/interest group.
2. TAKE THE NEXT STEPS IN THE ACC VALUE CHALLENGE
Try New Strategies and Tactics. There are many value levers to consider, and proven tools and techniques, in the ACC Value Challenge Resource Center, such as:
Go a Little Further. Consult the ACC Value Challenge Primers for ideas about new tactics to try:
Leverage the Community. Participate in the ACC Value Challenge eGroup (aka. Listserv) for peer-to-peer discussion about tactics tried, lessons learned, resource providers and more
ACC members: log-in and go to My ACC, then My eGroups, and add the ACC Value Challenge open/interest group
Participate in an ACC Value Challenge Legal Service Management Workshop.
3. SERVE AS AN ACC VALUE CHALLENGE AMBASSADOR
Talk It Up among peers. Consider the talking points in this "Elevator Pitch"
Spread the Word. Give a presentation or serve on a panel, sharing your experiences in the value movement. We've provided a useful PowerPoint slide deck that can serve as a basis for your presentation:
Host a meeting convening inside and outside counsel to discuss ways to improve value. Here is a background PowerPoint deck that can help frame that discussion:
Be a Teacher. Combine these teaching tools with what you know from your own experience:
Share Your Value Practices. To discuss contributing a leading practice to the collection of resources on the ACC Value Challenge website, contact Catherine J Moynihan, ACC's Director of Project Development.