As Document Automation Consultant, Lance helps clients automate complex legal documents using HotDocs Advance and Contracts Express; additionally, he codes VBA macros that automate Word functions. He also provides training and support in using Microsoft Word and Excel. Lance graduated with a B.A. in Creative Writing and History from the University of Pittsburgh, served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps, received an M.A. from Iowa State, and completed Ph.D. coursework at the University of Arizona, where he taught undergraduate classes. Lance eventually moved on to his current career path by earning a J.D. at Penn State – Dickinson Law. Before joining Affinity, he gained experience in estate planning, administrative law, criminal defense, and legislation drafting.

Lance’s work-related superpower is encountering and mastering new coding languages in a few days. His favorite part about his job is the people he works with.

  • Document Automation
  • HotDocs Advance
  • Contracts Express
  • VBA
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting Practices
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research
  • Document Editing
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Document Conversion
  • Macros
  • Speaking and Public Engagement
  • Professional Details

    As Document Automation Consultant, Lance helps clients automate complex legal documents using HotDocs Advance and Contracts Express; additionally, he codes VBA macros that automate Word functions. He also provides training and support in using Microsoft Word and Excel. Lance graduated with a B.A. in Creative Writing and History from the University of Pittsburgh, served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps, received an M.A. from Iowa State, and completed Ph.D. coursework at the University of Arizona, where he taught undergraduate classes. Lance eventually moved on to his current career path by earning a J.D. at Penn State – Dickinson Law. Before joining Affinity, he gained experience in estate planning, administrative law, criminal defense, and legislation drafting.

    Lance’s work-related superpower is encountering and mastering new coding languages in a few days. His favorite part about his job is the people he works with.

  • Skills & Areas of Expertise
    • Document Automation
    • HotDocs Advance
    • Contracts Express
    • VBA
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Accounting Practices
    • Legal Writing
    • Legal Research
    • Document Editing
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Document Conversion
    • Macros
    • Speaking and Public Engagement