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

July 2010 Archives

Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, July 31, 2010. Steven Levy posted part 7 in his series on how to build a budget before you know the work involved on his Lexician blog....



If there is some all-knowing, all-seeing deity out there entering my every step into the Book of Life, I wish said deity would give me access to its pages now and then to assist with my time entry duties. The...



In an article posted to its Career Central Web site, the Project Management Institute lists the legal sector as one of the hottest job sectors for project managers right now.[1] TextThe short blurb points out that while project managers looking for...



On August 17th, the Organization of Litigation Support Professionals will host a presentation on "common sense project management," presented by Jane Gennarelli, a principal of Magellan's Law Corporation.Title: "Common Sense Project Management" Format/Location: Teleconference. Cost: Free for OLP members. 79 USD per telephone line for...



I am often asked by people looking to get into litigation support and electronic discovery, or those looking to take their career to the next level, whether they should consider obtaining a PMP or other project-management certificate. Generally, I advise...



Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP and Hildebrandt Baker Robbins are presenting the 9th Annual General Counsel Forum on September 13-14, in New York City. The forum promises to "[bring] together a highly experienced group of risk management professionals to help law...



On July 28th, the Atlanta chapter of the Association of Litigation Support Professionals will co-host with the American Society of Digital Forensics & E-discovery a free breakfast networking event and presentation on "proactive e-discovery project management."Title: "Proactive e-Discovery Project Management: Proven...



On August 18th, the Practicing Law Institute will present a one-hour CLE program that promises to demystify project management. Title: Demystifying Project ManagementFormat: Audio only (Windows Media Player, Real Player, or Adobe Flash Player software needed).Cost: $299Organizations: Practicing Law InstituteInstructors: Stephen V. Armstrong, Principal, Armstrong...



Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, July 24, 2010. UPDATE: I chose the wrong date when scheduling this post, so it posted a day early, and before I had a chance to go...



I spent some time today reading through the Organization of Legal Professionals's (OLP) recently published Thought Leader's Guide to Electronic Discovery, a collection of 15 short articles covering "areas of concern litigators encounter frequently in pretrial discovery and presents suggestions...



Legal-project management has been getting a lot of press as the sluggish economy continues to create demand for more efficient legal services and predictable legal costs. Law firms are getting the message that to compete in this environment, they need...



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