Law Practice Is Evolving Via 'Legal Project Management'

Law360, New York (May 15, 2014, 9:24 PM EDT) -- How many lawyers have lamented that others expect them to read minds or take action in the absence of context? How many clients are surprised by how long legal work takes, by unanticipated demands suddenly thrust upon them, or by unexpected circumstances that increase costs? This article addresses a core albeit uncomfortable issue: widespread, inadequate communication. We propose a solution grounded in legal project management practices.

LPM is a systematic approach to good client service, teamwork and successful economics. It is the organization of common sense into a robust, reliable matter management strategy. But if LPM is really that straightforward, why...

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