Legal Project Management: Thoughts, tips, and discoveries related to the management of legal projects.

July 2009 Archives

This is the second post in a planned three-part series looking at ABA materials discussing Six Sigma. Hat tip to Rees Morrison and his excellent Law Department Management blog for bringing these articles to my attention. Here I'll discuss the...



Better technology does not ensure better quality. W. Lawrence Wescott, a senior consultant with Kahn Consulting, takes the opportunity of the recent Apollo Moon Mission anniversary to point out that:  Despite the fact that the computers available to NASA at...



While the focus of this blog is to convince lawyers to improve the management of their legal projects, it is important to note that non-attorney project managers need to understand their legal obligations and plan for litigation risks. One area...



In a post revisiting his earlier writings on Six Sigma, Rees Morrison reminds us that "Many people think of Six Sigma as a method to root out defects but it is also a technique for project management." Law Department Management:...



Can law firms manage large projects effectively in the cloud? Or will physically disconnected teams lack the cohesiveness needed to maintain the esprit de corps required to push the project to success? Brian Sommer, author of the Services & Software Safari...



I just came across an Indian Express article from January, which states:If the Union Law and Justice Ministry has its way, the Indian judiciary will soon adopt the Six Sigma concept to improve its efficiency.  ...  A concept paper in this regard...



Matthew Lane of Fios once again takes up the cause of project management against the forces of evil.  In a "recent" (okay, yes, it's taken me a week to get to it) blog post entitled Bringing Order to Chaos: The Proper...



In his blog post, "Why a career in computer programming sucks," Rohan Kanade makes a number of assertions about project management and the practice of law. These are set in the context of an opinion piece that advises young Americans...



According to an informal poll conducted by Venio Systems, 45.6% of "e-discovery respondents" use no project management software in house. Here are the poll results as posted in the LinkedIn Electronic Discovery Group (linked page requires registration): Latest E-Discovery poll RESULTS:...



ABA Journal articles tend to sit in my "to read" file until I have a long flight or some idle time to quickly browse though them, so I only now came across this article about a lawyer's father-son trip up...



As my recent flurry of blog posts makes obvious, I'm playing catch-up on my blogging and social network activities. It seems I missed the May launch of a new blog that touches on legal project management. Even more focused than...



Those of you located in Southern California who are interested in applying project management and process-improvement standards and methodologies to the practice of law might what to check out the following multi-venue CLE event from the Souther California Association of...



Citing the "trend from viewing litigation as a practice to viewing it as a business process" and  increasing expectations of corporate management for their in-house legal departments to adopt a project-management approach to litigation, Lexis Nexis increases focus on tools and...



The law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today that it is adding a "Corporate Technology and Outsourcing Team" to its Atlanta Office. What caught my attention in what is an otherwise ordinary law firm press release is the extent to...



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