As Chief Operating Officer of Coblentz, Maggie Callicrate is responsible for administrative and business operations of the firm including finance and accounting, marketing and business development, human resources, technology and information systems, and facilities.
Prior to joining Coblentz, Maggie was the COO of New England-based Pierce Atwood LLP. She was also previously a partner in a global consulting firm, advising law firm clients on strategic, competitive and leadership issues; and served as the Chief Executive of a leading law firm in New Zealand. She has a broad legal industry background from her work in a number of senior executive roles with law firms in her native Colorado, the San Francisco Bay Area and New Zealand.
Maggie was a founding Trustee and Board Member of Excelerator: the New Zealand Leadership Institute, in partnership with the University of Auckland Business School. Maggie is also a member of the international Association of Legal Administrators and a past president of the Mile High Chapter of ALA. She is also a presenter and author on subjects related to leadership and governance in the legal industry.
Maggie received her M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in 2002, and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado with a B.S. in 1990.
In 1999, Maggie was elected as Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, an honorary professional and educational association of law practice management professionals whose purpose is to set standards of achievement for others in the profession and to inspire excellence and innovation in law practice management. She serves on the College’s Board of Trustees and is a past-President of the College.