Barrie J Harmelin is a Vice President with Robert Half Legal's consulting solutions practice. In her role, she partners with corporate clients and top law firms to identify solutions to help them streamline operations, mitigate risk, and significantly reduce costs associated with eDiscovery. With 15 years of experience in the legal field, Ms. Harmelin’s primary focus is consulting with large law firms, corporations, and privately held businesses regarding processes and procedures surrounding document and data management, class action litigation, government investigations, and cost-containment strategies within the compliance, regulatory, audit and privacy sectors.
Mr. Volkert advises clients on the strategic use of project teams for eDiscovery and document review, temporary legal support and full-time staff to cost-effectively manage business fluctuations and workload increases. With a previous employer, he focused on complex litigation, insurance defense, medical malpractice and product liability. A noted author and speaker on employment trends and career management strategies, Mr. Volkert also specializes in legal search. He helped develop the company's alliance partnerships with the Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists, Association of Corporate Counsel, Association of Legal Administrators and Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
Ms. Harmelin has extensive experience in technology enterprise consulting and sales within the legal field. In her most recent position, she created legal technology and eDiscovery solutions for clients, recruited, managed and trained sales professionals and helped build a regional start-up company into a national legal technology and consulting organization. She has also provided strategic leadership to enhance business development opportunities, strengthen revenue generation and create technology-focused business process improvements, from concept through program execution.
Areas of Expertise:
- Legal Technology
- Consulting Services
- Project Coordination/Management
- Integrated Marketing
Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University
- Women in E-Discovery
- LEGALTECH, Vendor Advisory Board
- Blue Butterfly Foundation, Board member
- Ronald McDonald House, advocate and sponsor