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Practice Innovations - Managing in a changing legal environment
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MARCH 2013 | VOLUME 14, NUMBER 2
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Process Improvement and the Legal Work Product - Employing process improvement methodology will help a law firm to be better ...
Rescuing Distressed Litigation With Legal Project Management

Rescuing Distressed Litigation With Legal Project Management

Any case can get into trouble. In litigation, cost overruns usually get the most immediate attention, but consider client observations like, "This isn't really getting us anywhere" and "This is creating more problems than it is solving." These are not just complaints: they are symptoms that suggest fundamental structural problems in the management of litigation. If lawyers try to get matters back on track by only tackling the symptoms of trouble, their efforts will be either economically inefficient or wholly ineffectual.

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Organizational Project Management for Law Firms

Organizational Project Management for Law Firms

Organizational project management (OPM) is the highest level of project management and provides the systematic management of projects, programs, and portfolios to achieve a firm's strategic goals.

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The Intersection of Knowledge and Legal Project Management

The Intersection of Knowledge and Legal Project Management

Knowledge Management (KM) preceded Legal Project Management (LPM) in law firms. But the close match of skills and experience required by both make it clear that the KM profession is well positioned to help firms with, even drive, their legal project management programs.

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Have it Your Way: Unique Approaches to Law Firm LPM Training

Have it Your Way: Unique Approaches to Law Firm LPM Training

LPM has moved front and center in many firms' strategic thinking, caused primarily by the economic downturn and client demands for greater predictability and efficiency in conducting business.

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Research Services Management: Strategic Sense?

Research Services Management: Strategic Sense?

The knowledge and skills of a Research Services Manager (Law Firm Librarian) are needed now more than ever to master the complexity created by the consolidation of legal information providers and to make cost-effective buying decisions for their firms.

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