Angela Banegas is a Practice Automation Specialist at Cooley, LLP. Angela partners with Cooley lawyers to improve workflows, drafting processes, and client collaboration. After spending 15 years working as a drafting paralegal, Angela knows the importance of improving upon these areas. It’s not just about saving time; it’s about delivering client services in efficient and innovate ways. During her time as a paralegal, she picked up macro writing, Visual Basic, and HotDocs to streamline and automate the drafting process.
Angela has developed large-scale, multi-document automation packages for a variety of practice groups and client facing projects with complex workflows. She has worked for and with AmLaw 100 law firms and on the vendor side for Contract Express. At Business Integrity, Inc. and Thomson Reuters, she taught others how to use Contract Express, coached them through their use cases, and consulted on best practices and project management strategies for their document automation initiatives. She has conducted numerous classes on document automation and served as an expert in deep dive, strategic meetings with clients.