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

Firm Operations Can Correct Data Dilemma

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As reported last week by JD Supra, only 29 percent of large law firms routinely use data. The results are based on a survey shared at the Marketing Partner Forum. Troubling stat to say the least. If firms aren't committed...



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...



What's New? Round 2 for this LPM blog

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Happy Friday! With this post, I am writing to announce the re-launch of this blog. Paul Easton, the blog's fearless leader, has graciously allowed me to resurrect it with new content related to legal project management, legal pricing and process...



Toby Brown once again raises the question of whether law firms are better off putting their efforts into process-improvement, rather than project management. Over the past few years, Toby has written a number of posts for 3 Geeks and a Law...



The LawVision Group, known for its LPM workshops and roundtables, is now offering on-line courses in legal project management for which lawyers can earn CLE credits and certificates.Those taking a single course will receive a certificate of completion, while those...



One of the great benefits of membership in the Project Management Institute is its Knowledge Shelf, a large and growing repository of research papers, white papers, and articles on various project-management topics. Last week, they added a new sub-category for "Legal" to...



In a recent article for the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Kelli Clark discusses how project management adds value to electronic discovery. The key to successfully managing your e-discovery project, she argues, is implementing and following a solid project-management process. In the...



On April 16h, the American Bar Association will host a webinar introducing legal-project management.Title: "Mastering the Move to Legal Project Management" Format/Location: On-line webinar.Cost: Free to ABA members. ABA membership required.Organizations: PMI Legal Project Management Community of PracticeDescription:Legal project management (LPM) is gaining widespread momentum...



This is a guest post by Antony Smith, a solicitor by training with qualifications and experience in project management. He is the owner of Legal Project Management Limited, and offers legal-project management services to legal-service providers in the U.K. He also writes...



I first got to know about Anna Marra and her efforts to promote LPM in Spain through the PMI Legal Project Management group on LinkedIn, where she discussed the book on LPM that she is working on and her...