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Lann works directly with the firm’s partners and clients to deliver value through project management, process improvement and technology solutions.

Lann has almost 20 years of professional services experience. As the firm’s Associate Director of Legal Project Management, he incorporates the techniques of design thinking into his project work to better understand the business problem from the client’s point of view, evaluate multiple avenues to address the client’s need, and test prototypes to discover the best fit for client teams. At the forefront of legal innovation, spearheaded the firm’s artificial intelligence initiative to bring machine learning for contract review to the firm’s transactional services.

Lann is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and Service Design professional. He conducts workshops on Legal Project Management and Service Design for the firm and its clients. 


  • M.S., Georgia State University
    • Policy Studies
  • B.A., Emory University

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Project Management Institute, 2005
  • International Legal Technology Association, 2001
ACC recognizes Husch Blackwell for innovation for the third time.
ACC recognizes Husch Blackwell for innovation for the third time.
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Media Mentions | May 09, 2019
Missouri Lawyers Weekly: Beneficial Intelligence

In 2018 — the first full year of usage— approximately 100 associates and paralegals used Kira to process 26,000 documents on 30 client projects of different sizes.

Outside the Office

Lann enjoys spending time with his wife on their mini-farm in-between the bluffs of the Crooked River in northwestern Missouri. He also enjoys cycling with a group from a local bicycle shop, including fundraising drives for childhood cancer and MS.

Community Leadership

Urban Debate Leagues – Atlanta (1988-1999) and Kansas City (2000-2004)