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

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As one of the leaders in applying to process improvement and project management to legal work, Seyfarth Shaw has appeared on this blog many times (see the "related posts" section, below). Once again the firm is receiving media attention for...



On September 28th, the International Legal Technology Association along with the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Legal Project Management Community of Practice (LPM CoP), and the PMI's Chicagoland Chapter are co-hosting an informative session on legal-project management. Title: "Project Management = Law and...



Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP have promoted their legal-project management activities in a couple of recent posts to their events and news pages. The firm is one of the first to use LegalBizDev's Certified Legal Project Manager program to provide...



Danish law firm Forum Advokater highlights the importance of legal-project management and advertises its LPM expertise in a page dedicated to the topic on the firm's Web site. Interestingly, the firm uses the registered trademark symbol every time it uses the...



Legal Project Management is the cover story of the summer issue of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association's quarterly publication CCCA Magazine.[1] In this feature, Michael Rappaport shares legal project management insights gleaned from lawyers from a number of Canadian and...



In a post to this blog last month, I highlighted McCarthy Tétrault's home-baked project management system.[1] I concluded that post questioning why the firm didn't highlight its project management savvy on its Web site, which I saw as a lost...



In part 8 of his series on legal project management on his Legal Business Development blog, Jim Hassett reminds us that there is nothing new under the sun and highlights McDermott Will & Emery's Deal Dashboard as evidence that legal project management has...



"Having more lawyers who are better at managing projects to a budget is the only way [alternative fee] arrangements will gain traction." In the second of an occasional series in on how law firms are implementing process/project management techniques, Gina...



Jim Middlemiss reports in the National Post [1] that the law firm of McCarthy Tétrault has launching its own home-baked project management system. 18-months in development, the system is intended to help the firm's lawyers "with planning and estimating legal projects."The Microsoft Excel-based...



Not sure how this one slipped past me. At the beginning of this month, American Lawyer posted a six-minute interview with J. Stephen Poor, Managing Partner of Seyfarth Shaw on how Six Sigma is working out for the firm.[1] There's not...



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