Interview with Kelly Lake, Executive Director of Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
By Glenn E. Von Tersch, Esq.*
Kelly Lake is the Executive Director of CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar), which is the leading source for legal education and legal research solutions for California lawyers. She is a strategic business leader with extensive experience in the publishing and information sector. Prior to joining CEB, Ms. Lake held key positions with Thomson Reuters in the United Kingdom (UK) and Asia, working to deliver a variety of legal workflow solutions and practice tools. Ms. Lake also has a decade of experience building local instances of the flagship Westlaw brand in the UK, China, and India. Ms. Lake can be reached at Kelly.Lake@ceb.ucla.edu.
In an effort to reach our Solo and Small Firm Section members, the PRACTITIONER sat down with Executive Director Kelly Lake to talk about Continuing Education of the Bar, or CEB, as many members know it. The interview that follows has been edited for length and clarity.
Q. HOW DOES CEB RELATE TO SOLO AND SMALL FIRM PRACTITIONERS?