Richard G. Stock, M.A., FCIS, CMC
Richard is the founding partner of Catalyst Consulting. He has been working with lawyers for more than 35 years - first as a client representative, then as a legal executive with a national firm, and for the last 20 years as a legal services consultant. His practice is focused on corporate/government legal departments. Consulting engagements cover the spectrum of business strategy, organizational issues, performance and legal economics.
Richard is a frequent speaker at conferences and publishes regularly. He has completed more than 500 consulting engagements for law departments, law firms and legal associations in Canada, the U.S., Australia and Europe over the last 20 years.
Richard is a serious cook. He combines this with a love to travel to the US, Europe and Australia.
Denis Lessard, B.B.A.
Denis has been with Catalyst since 1995,
mostly on a part-time basis. He currently supports us on wide
variety of consulting engagements. Among other things, he compiles
data from benchmarking and client satisfaction surveys and
participates in the analyses of law firm financial information and
outside counsel data. He is also very useful in supporting the team
when computer glitches occur on the road. Denis graduated from Bishop's University in the Eastern Townships with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
In addition to his Catalyst work, he busies himself on a full-time basis with the professional development and education of a 70 000-strong Canadian government organisation.