Mr. Swayne joined Kilmer Voorhees & Laurick in May of 2005 as the Firm Administrator, bringing with him 20 years of experience with law firms, 13 in a management capacity. Mr. Swayne is a highly regarded legal administrator and has held positions on both the local and national level of the Association of Legal Administrators. Mr. Swayne has also spent several years in the IT sector where he helped build a web-development company from a local 15 man operation to an international company with 5 locations in Canada and the US and over 120 employees. Additionally, he spent several years in the banking community assisting in mergers and regulatory compliance.

Published Articles

  • "President’s Message" (Legal Management News, Quarterly Column, 2011-2012)
  • "What Does it Take to Determine Compensation for Associates" (Legal Management News, Winter 2011)
  • "Editor's Notebook" (Legal Management News, Quarterly Column, 2007 to 2009)
  • "Getting More Out of Your ALA Membership" (Legal Management News, Winter 2006)
  • "MS Pivot Tables to Slice and Dice Your Information" (Isis Quarterly, 2002, Q3)
  • "The How-To's of Designing Great Business Systems vs. Mediocre Ones!" (Isis Quarterly, 2002, Q3)
  • "TIPS: Dynamics and eEnterprise" (Isis Quarterly, 2002, Q2)

Public Speaking

  • 2018 – 2018 ALA Oregon Chapter Annual Retreat … The Remote Workforce – Panel Member
  • 2013 – ALA Chapter Leadership Institute – Education … The Match Game, Filling in the Blanks to Create the Perfect Match for your Chapter – Panel Member
  • 2012 – ALA Region 5 & 6 Conference (Anaheim, CA) – It’s a Small World After All-Creating a Blueprint for Success – Panel Member
  • 2009 – Solo and Small Firm Practice Personnel-Related Management Issues (WSBA 4th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference)
  • 2002 - Virtual Finance - Real Time Reporting (2002 Get Back To Business Event, Sponsored by Xerox, Easy Street, OMEP, Sensible Solutions)