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October 2010 Archives

Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, October 30, 2010. The tenth anniversary 2010 ACC/Serengeti Managing Outside Counsel Survey Report, a collaboration between the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Serengeti Law, was released...



It's time for another post on the value of project-management credentials, a topic on which many of my readers have strong opinions. This post continues my discussion of the International Legal Technology Association's (ILTA) recently released white paper on legal-project...



The Organization of Legal Professionals has just announced that it is offering three scholarships for each of its six e-discovery and litigation-support courses, including their "Project Management for Litigation Support Professionals." I received notice of this scholarship opportunity by e-mail....



This post continues my discussion of the International Legal Technology Association's (ILTA) recently released white paper on legal-project management.[1] In the first post in this series I discussed Pamela Woldow's article on how legal technologists can use LPM to enhance their...



Most discussion about legal-project management (LPM) focuses on large law firms and corporate legal departments. The benefits of LPM, however, are just as applicable to small firms and solo practitioners. In fact, a small-firm practitioner can benefit more from...



This post continues my discussion of the International Legal Technology Association's (ILTA) recently released white paper on legal-project management.[1] In the first post in this series I discussed Pamela Woldow's article on how legal technologists can use LPM to enhance their position...



The American Lawyer recently published an interesting article about the increasing number of law firms that are creating e-discovery counsel positions and setting up e-discovery practice groups and task forces.[1] There are a variety of models described, but what they all...



The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) recently released a white paper on legal-project management comprising eight articles by lawyers and technologists discussing various ways to leverage project-management practices and tools to improve legal work.[1] In conjunction with this publiction, the...



On November 9, 2010, the Center for Competitive Management will host a course on legal-project management presented by LPM gurus Steven Levy and Jim Hassett. Title: "Legal Project Management (LPM): The New Frontier of Law Firm Profitability"  Format/Location: Audio conference....



Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, October 23, 2010. If you are a member of Project Management Institute and missed Steven Levy's presentation on Legal Project Management, the recorded version is available at...



If you have spent even thirty seconds searching the Internet for "legal project management," you have undoubtedly come across writing by or reference to Steven Levy. Mr. Levy has been referred to as one of the godfathers of legal-project management....



Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, October 16, 2010. Steven Levy draws lessons on managing client expectations from a New York Times article describing "how Ford's designers went 'back to the drawing board'...



NOTE: I edited and re-published this post, originally published on October 3rd, to include information from the updated PLI course information.  On January 19, 2011, the Practicing Law Institute will present Project Management for Lawyers 2011 in New York City,...



Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, October 09, 2010. Meredith L. Williams, Baker Donelson's Director of Knowledge Management, notes the importance of project management to managing alternative-fee arrangements in an article for the...



On October 21st, the Project Management Institute's Legal Project Management Community of Practice will host "Introduction to Legal Project Management," presented by Steven Levy, author of the book "Legal Project Management." Attendees will have a chance to win an...



OLP's Thought Leaders' Guide to E-Discovery, which will be available at the end of October. The OLP guides are a great way to keep on top of the e-discovery industry. They are appropriate for e-discovery novices looking to expand their understanding...



Juicy bite-sized morsels of legal project management from the week ending Saturday, October 02, 2010. Jim Hassett discussed the importance of knowledge management--the power of sharing--in his Legal Business Development blog. Nigel Savage, Chief Executive of The College of Law,...



The Organization of Legal Professionals (OLP) has just announced a new eight-week training course on "Project Management for Litigation Support Professionals." This is the most comprehensive on-line training program for litsupport project management that I'm aware of.  Title: "Project Management for Litigation...



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