The power of legal project management : a practical handbook /

"In The Power of Legal Project Management: A Practical Handbook, renowned legal project management experts Susan Raridon Lambreth and David Rueff Jr. provide the fundamental principles and framework that will allow any individual lawyer, in any practice setting, to integrate project management...

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Main Author: Lambreth, Susan Raridon
Corporate Author: American Bar Association. Law Practice Division
Other Authors: Rueff, David A., Jr
Format: Book
Published: Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, Law Practice Division, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Current trends driving project management
  • A short history of hourly billing by lawyers
  • Introduction to legal project management
  • Engaging with the client
  • Planning the matter
  • Budgeting for the matter
  • From budgeting to pricing the matter
  • Executing the matter
  • Communication management
  • Evaluating and closing the matter
  • Satisfying ethical considerations and obligations through legal project management
  • Lawyer personality traits and legal project management roles
  • Using legal project management for competitive advantage
  • The relationship between process improvement and legal project management
  • The role of knowledge management in legal project management
  • Aligning compensation to support legal project management
  • Establishing a project management function in your legal organization
  • Introduction to traditional and alternative project management methods
  • Conclusion