SOURCE: Fullbridge, Inc.

Fullbridge, Inc.

October 23, 2014 08:25 ET

Fullbridge Continues Expansion of Law Programs With Addition of New Director

Elmer Bartek to Expand Opportunities to Advance Law Firm Lawyers' Business Education to Better Meet In-House Counsel Needs

CAMBRIDGE, MA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2014) - Fullbridge, Inc., the leading workforce skills educator and provider of the unique business education programs for lawyers, announced today that Elmer Bartek, former Account Executive with Forrester Research, Inc., has joined the Fullbridge Law Programs as Director. Bartek, co-located in Fullbridge's Cambridge and New York offices, will work closely with law firm partners and professional development staff to ensure client service initiatives are tailored to align curriculum content with a law firm's culture and lawyer development strategy. By facilitating the smooth delivery of innovative, business skills and professional development programs, Bartek will help Fullbridge Law Program participants advance their lawyers' business education and skills to better meet their clients' needs.

"We are extremely fortunate to have Elmer join the Fullbridge Law team as we expand our tailored business immersion programs for more law firms across the country," noted Carrie Fletcher, Fullbridge's Executive Director of Law Programs. "In-house counsel continue to stress the value of working with outside lawyers who understand business operations and strategies and law firms now recognize the necessity of having associates with critical business and financial skills to effectively respond to their clients' needs. The business development and client service experience that Elmer brings to our team will ensure that Fullbridge's law clients develop and enhance the business skills that enable them to maximize their own client service initiatives."

Consistently a top performer, Bartek has over 20 years of experience in business development with both established enterprises and small, fast-growth companies in the healthcare and technology industries. As an Account Executive with Forrester Research, Inc., Bartek managed all aspects of client service and lead generation for major corporate accounts to ensure that clients succeeded with their global initiatives. He has also helped companies to expand opportunities to provide pragmatic, forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology. Bartek received a Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation, an M.S. and a B.A. from Boston College.

Fullbridge's Law Programs are the only educational training programs that teach lawyers the business concepts and professional skills that enable them to understand their clients' businesses. Fullbridge alumni, strategize, work and manage more efficiently than their peers, and they continually add value in an ever-evolving legal landscape. Since 2011, Fullbridge has educated attorneys with the top US law firms across 30 major cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

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