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What Is the "Right" LPM Background?

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Three Things to Look for When Hiring an LPM It seems that every firm is hiring or planning to hire a Legal Project Manager (LPM). As a result, a common question has been about the best background or skills for...



The blog Just Below the Law highlighted E-Discovery Project Management as an alternative legal career, interviewing Michael Boland, Senior Project Manager in Winston & Strawn's E-discovery Services Group, in a post last week. Read it at:http://justbelowthelaw.com/2011/09/15/alternative-career-feature-e-discovery/#comment-198Related articlesTop 10 Best Jobs To...



The International Legal Technology Association has been at the forefront of legal-project management. I have covered ILTA conferences, webinars, and white papers in the past on this blog. Currently, ILTA is holding its 2011 "Rev-Elation" conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Two fellow leaders...



The Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate comes in at number three in Global Knowlege's list of the "15 Top Paying IT Certifications." According to Global Knowledge, the average salary for an IT professional with a PMP is...



On April 28th, the New York City Bar will host a CLE presentation by Aileen Leventon on how lawyers can use legal-project management to advance their careers. Title: "IMPLEMENTING PROJECT MANAGEMENT TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER"  Format/Location: Live workshop held at...



Despite the recession, demand for litigation-support talent, especially for e-discovery project managers, continues to grow. This blog frequently covers this job market and so I was interested to learn that David Netzer, founder of LitigationSupportCareers.com, has published a book...



A reader asks:  I have worked as a document review attorney for a number of years. I'm interested in developing my career in the ediscovery area, beyond doing document review. I would appreciate some advice regarding this, such as what...



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 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...



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