Jim Tuvell

Senior Consultant


Jim Tuvell has over a decade of experience planning and executing Knowledge Management projects in the legal industry. He has deep experience with enterprise information management and with architecting solutions that solve the problems that both attorneys and legal administrators experience day to day. Jim has extensive knowledge of SharePoint, related tools and line of business systems common to the legal industry as well as vast experience leading teams to achieve efficient results through the development of Intranets and Extranets. Jim holds both a Masters of Information Science and Technology and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Work Experience

Senior Consultant – Fireman & Company
January 2015 – Present (1 year 3 months)
– Consultant to law firms helping to transform their intranets into tools that drive legal practitioner efficiency and maximize the value of technology investments.
– Architected solutions based on deep knowledge of development tools common to the legal industry such as SharePoint, Handshake, and Recommind.

Director of Knowledge Services – Fox Rothschild LLP
March 2002 – December 2014 (12 years 10 months)
Jim and his team managed the firm’s intranet, extranets, SharePoint farms, and enterprise search, among other technologies that are frequently combined to yield value and reduce frustration.

Systems Analyst – Drexel University
2000 – 2002 (2 years)
Developed knowledge management solutions and online courseware for the College of Information Science and Technology(IST) on Lotus Notes R5. Provided global support for the IST online courses.


Drexel University
Masters of Science, Information Systems

Drexel University
Masters of Science, Library and Information Science
Certificate in Competitive Intelligence

Rutgers University – Camden
BA, History


Unified Search for Portals
Fireman & Company (self-published)
August 2015
Documents and data are the artifices of a law firm, but attorneys have too many tools to find what they need easily. This white paper discusses how a single search box can bring the right search tools to an attorney instead of asking the attorney to seek out the best available tool.

Strategies for Change Management in Large Law Firms
Strategic Legal Technology Blog (self-published)
February 22, 2015
Lawyers and law firms have a reputation for resisting new things. Yet both have changed quite a bit in recent decades. Understanding these changes, and how to encourage future ones, was the topic of a presentation that my colleague Jim Tuvell and I gave at the Pittsburgh Area ILTA Community event on February 19, 2015.

We answered a series of questions: What can we learn from past changes? From…more