Phone: 916.600.2869

Profile: Irwin D. Karp

Irwin D. KarpIrwin Karp is a productivity consultant with Productive Time in Sacramento, California.  He is also an attorney, and was previously the managing partner of a small environmental law firm representing business for over 17 years.  Irwin is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Law Review. 

For the past twelve years, Irwin has conducted training programs and has consulted with businesses, government, bar associations, law firms and service professions on organizing and time management to increase productivity.  He provides in-house customized workshops, consulting and one-on-one coaching on time management, e-mail overload, paper flow, workflow, clutter control, project management, delegation and effective meetings.  He also presents Continuing Legal Education programs on lawyer productivity topics for bar associations around the US and Canada.

Irwin is a member of the State Bar of California, and previously served as a Special Advisor to the Executive Committee of the Law Practice Management & Technology Section.  He is also a member of the Association for Continuing Legal Education.

As a rental property owner, Irwin is active in the rental housing industry and conducts programs on time management and productivity for industry associations as well as executives and property supervisors in apartment management companies. He formerly served on the Board of the Rental Housing Association of the Sacramento Valley as Vice President for Education.

Irwin’s purpose in creating Productive Time was to share his expertise in streamlining organizational and workload challenges in order to help busy individuals and firms get organized and get things done. His training programs and consulting offer effective, customized strategies and techniques for using your time wisely. Clients feel he is very practical, establishes rapport quickly, connects genuinely with people, is easy to talk to, engaging, and humorous in his work.

Irwin was formerly a professional white water river guide and now continues to raft on rivers in the west with his group of aging river buddies.