Holmes will use her years of legal tech and related experience to help grow the company and assist new LEAP clients as they transition from legacy software to LEAP’s cloud-based platform, the company said.
Holmes comes to LEAP from PC Law | Time Matters, which since 2019 has operated since as a joint venture between LEAP and LexisNexis, where she was general manager for Canada.
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From 2004 to 2019, Holmes was with Thomson Reuters, most recently as sales manager for its SMB Segment, and before that as national sales manager for FindLaw Canada.
“We’re thrilled to have Misti join our company,” said Poppy Bale Dyer, CEO of LEAP in the U.S. “We’re confident that her experience and extensive knowledge of the legal industry will allow her to jump right in and help us continue to innovate and expand. Misti is an expert in legal technology. She also shares our vision for the future of our industry and our product.”
In her most recent position at PCLaw | Time Matters, Holmes worked cross-functionally to support the joint venture between that company and LEAP, through which many former PCLaw | Time Matters customers transitioned to the LEAP platform.
LEAP says that experience will help her ensure that new LEAP customers are getting the most out of LEAP and its cloud-based software.
“I’m delighted to be joining a company with an established track record of excellence and innovation,” said Holmes, who started in the COO position this month. “I got to know LEAP in my previous position, and I understand why the product has been so successful. It’s exciting to be a part of this company as we continue to enhance our software and expand our impact in the United States.”
LEAP was founded in 1992 in Australia, where it is the largest practice management company, and it now has more than 60,000 users worldwide. In the United States, it has steadily been expanding its customer base for a number of years.
In 2022, it acquired WealthCounsel, a leading provider of software, training and support for estate planning lawyers, and its related company ElderCounsel. and in October, it rolled out an integration with WealthCounsel, making WealthCounsel’s drafting solution available directly within the LEAP platform.