TN / Nashville

Dolapo Olushola-Uwaifo

Baker Donelson
211 Commerce St Ste 800 
Nashville , TN 37201

About

PRACTICES Legal Project Management EDUCATION Vanderbilt University School of Law, J.D., 2015 Vanderbilt Program on Law and Innovation, Member, 2014 2015 Technology in Legal Practice, Best Consumer Facing App Award, 2015 Davidson College, B.A. in Economics, 2012 ADMISSIONS Tennessee, 2015 In her role as Legal Process Engineer, Dolapo collaborates with other attorneys to design, develop and facilitate the adoption of innovative tools and processes that improve the practice of law and delivery of legal services to clients. She provides Project Management and Process Improvement methodologies and best practices. Dolapo focuses on providing reliable matter budgets, legal project management plans, matter and budget status reporting processes and tools, as well as internal and external facing matter management portals. She also provides consulting and training on how to use BakerManage® processes and technology to plan, execute, monitor, and control legal projects, in order to ensure efficiency, and to maintain set profit margins and performance levels. She brings an array of experience. Dolapo is PMP® certified through the Project Management Institute (PMI), and has a Lean Six Sigma certification from the International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC). Professional Honors & Activities Professional Memberships Member Tennessee Bar Association Member Nashville Bar Association Member Lawyers Association for Women Member Project Management Institute Professional Honors & Activities Selected as a "Top 40 Under 40 in Tennessee" by The National Black Lawyers (September 2019) Chair High School Summer Internship Program, Nashville Bar Association Diversity Committee (2016, 2017, 2018) Committee Member Nashville Bar Association Diversity Committee (2016 present) Certifications Lean Six Sigma-Yellow Belt, International Association For Six Sigma Certification (IASSC), 2016 Project Management Professional (PMP™) Project Management Institute, 2014 Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM™) Project Management Institute, 2011 Speaking Engagements "Using Your JD Outside the Practice of Law," Southern Region Black Law Students Association Academic Retreat, Vanderbilt University Law School (October 2019) "Using Legal Project Management to Clarify Client Expectations, Provide Predictable Legal Fees, and Improve Communication," Client CLE (December 2018) Webinars Innovation for the Modern Legal Department (April 2019) Videos Innovation for the Modern Legal Department (April 12, 2019)
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