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

October 2009 Archives

The American Law Institute and American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) are offering a continuing legal education course on project management for lawyers.[1]  The Web cast, schedule for December 9th, will provide two hours of MCLE credit at a cost of 199 USD....



Law.com published a very interesting article by Gina Passarella today that discusses how firms are applying project and process management concepts to legal work.[1] What interested me most about this article was the description of how Seyfarth Shaw implemented Six...



I just read a very interesting article by Richard Susskind (author of The End of Lawyers) on Law.com today.[1]  In it he discussed what he predicts will be the five types of corporate lawyers in the future. These are:expert trusted...



One of the benefits of maintaining this blog is that it brings me into contact with experts in the fields of legal project management, legal process improvement, and legal technology. It is my stepladder to the shoulders of giants....



In the current economic climate, it is prudent to find ways to distinguish yourself from your competition, whether you're a firm looking to gain and retain clients or a lawyer looking for a job. I've written in the past that attorney...



Litigation support shops have increasingly been reinventing themselves as e-discovery consultants as much of the collection, processing, and hosting work becomes commoditized. Only a few, however, have emphasized project management as an area where they bring value. This always struck...



Earlier today I attended a webcast hosted by the Association of Litigation Support Professionals (ALSP) titled Corporate Litigation Project Management & EDD. It was presented by John F. Mancini, president of the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM). Mancini discussed...



I've published a number of software reviews in the Technolawyer Community's TechnoFeature newsletter. My most recent review was of an early case assessment solution called "earlyCASE."  Since many (most?) readers of this blawg are involved with electronic discovery, my...



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