CGL Enhances Court Services Operations with Key Promotions and New Service Lines

CGL Enhances Court Services Operations with Key Promotions and New Service Lines

By CN Staff

MIAMI — CGL Companies (CGL), the nation’s premier legal consulting and facilities maintenance firm, is pleased to announce significant organizational changes to accelerate the growth of its Owners Representative (OR) service line and enhance the management structure supporting its legal services operations.

As part of these changes, CGL is introducing a new position of Deputy Director of Judicial Services as well as two new complementary service lines: Program Management and Design Services.

“The development of our new service lines and the appointment of a Deputy Director for Justice Services mark an important step in our commitment to excellence,” said Karl Becker, Director of Justice Services. “These changes will enhance our ability to deliver world-class services, ensuring that our projects are efficient, cost-effective and of the highest quality. By expanding our management structure, we can better support our clients and continue to grow our impact in the justice services sector.”

To support this new structure, the firm is pleased to announce the promotions of J. Richard Davidson, AIA to Deputy Director of Justice Services, Ed Whatley, PE, CCM to Director of Program Management, and Tamara Clarke, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP to Director of Design Services. As Deputy Director of Justice Services, Davidson will develop management strategies for all departments, deliver on priority objectives, and advise on strategic business development and corporate initiatives, furthering CGL’s mission of providing exceptional client service.

About the new service lines

  • Program Management: CGL’s comprehensive program management approach ensures that justice facility projects reach their full potential while remaining cost-effective. Clients benefit from continuous access to project management tools and technology, enabling 24/7 monitoring and assurance that work is progressing as planned. This approach includes significant cost savings, risk reduction, compliance assurance and the provision of a trusted advisor who acts as an extension of the client’s staff. CGL’s commitment to using the latest project management tools ensures clients have real-time access to project information, promoting transparency and accountability from inception to design, construction and occupancy.
  • Design Services: Design Services offers a holistic, client-centric approach to ensure that court facility projects are developed to the highest standards and best practices. In line with the company’s transition to architect of record services, CGL provides complete oversight of the design process, ensuring criteria are met, costs are managed and quality standards are maintained. CGL’s early involvement in projects allows clients to benefit from the Total Cost of Ownership approach, ensuring that every decision made throughout the project delivers long-term operational and economic benefits.

CGL is a leading law firm dedicated to providing criminal justice consulting and services worldwide. With a team of highly skilled professionals, the firm offers comprehensive consulting and advisory solutions to justice sector clients worldwide. CGL is known for its commitment to delivering excellence and making a positive impact in the justice field.