Gabe Levine

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Gabe Levine is Principal Attorney at Groundwork Legal, Inc., a Bay Area-based virtual law firm that provides legal services to the creators of digital products. Gabe graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2003. During law school, Gabe received numerous awards, was a Dean's Scholar, a member of the Law Review, and an Extern to the California Supreme Court. After graduating, Gabe practiced for three firms prior to creating Groundwork Legal in 2016, and commencing practice at that firm on January 1, 2017. Gabe has been named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" nine years in a row, and works with some of the most well-respected companies and professionals in the web and software design industry.

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Bureau Standard Form of Agreement: SOW Edition for DPMs

3:00 pm, Thursday, September 6
Ballroom C

So the contract is signed and the project has started! Just toss the contract in a drawer and get to work? Not so fast….

In this workshop, Gabe and Josh Barrett will use the model SOW accompanying the Bureau Standard Form of Agreement to provide practical advice for DPM’s, including how to draft and use the SOW to better manage projects and navigate difficult client situations. Through real world examples (and your questions), Josh and Gabe will arm you with the info you need to make best use of the Bureau’s Standard Form of SOW.

In this session you’ll:

  • Learn the key elements of any SOW

  • Understand how the SOW can minimize scope creep and uncompensated work

  • Develop strategies for using the SOW to keep projects on track

  • Identify language to use in specific situations