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John Olmstead 

John W. Olmstead
Olmstead & Associates, Legal Management Consultants
St. Louis

John W. Olmstead, MBA, PhD, CMC is a Certified Management Consultant and president of Olmstead & Associates, Legal Management Consultants. The firm is based in St. Louis, Missouri. The firm helps law and other professional service firms improve the operations and management of their practices and the lives of their practitioners. The firm, founded in 1984 serves clients across the United States assisting them with implementing change and improving operational and financial performance, management, leadership, client development and marketing. John’s assignments have covered the spectrum of management issues. However, in recent years most of his time is focused on engagements helping firms with Partner Compensation, Governance, Succession/Exit Planning, Strategy & Competitive Business Models, Profit Improvement programs and Client Service Programs.

John may be contacted via e-mail at Additional articles and information is available at the firm’s web site: and blog at