Poole will lead the firm’s IT department, overseeing efforts for the firm’s IT operations in nine offices across the Southeast. He brings more than 20 years of experience working in and as an IT consultant to law firms. Poole is based in Burr & Forman’s Birmingham office.
“As a consultant, Ron demonstrated outstanding leadership as he successfully led Burr & Forman’s IT team through a very difficult migration from two document management systems to our current platform,” said Jim Lowery, Burr & Forman’s chief operating officer. “I am confident that Ron, as chief information officer, will continue to deliver superior IT infrastructure and innovation for the firm as we continue to adopt new technology standards to enhance our client service.”
Poole was previously with Sirote & Permutt, PC, and since 2008 has owned and managed Covenant Teknology, a Birmingham-based IT consulting firm.