The Power of Legal Project Management: A Practical Handbook (Paperback)
This exhaustive reference will provide any lawyer with a complete and comprehensive review and discussion of legal project management (LPM), including the business case, the definitions and application, ethical considerations and the issues and constraints in implementation. You'll discover a simple, easy-to-use framework that can be applied from start to finish in any firm or practice area. The book also functions as a complete desk reference for anyone implementing LPM by offering helpful examples, case studies, tools and methodologies.The book can be read cover to cover to get the full picture for how legal project management is applied in legal organizations, or the reader can skip to specific chapters for useful tips to improve their practice and client relationships, or to implement a particular part of LPM such as planning or budgeting. The book is organized into four sections: Continued Evolution of the Legal Ecosystem- Current Trends in the Delivery of Legal Services- Legal Project Management in the Post-COVID-19 EraLegal Project Management Framework- 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 MatterLegal Project Management in Operation- Establishing a Project Management Function in your Legal Organization- Creation of a New Era of Legal Professional- Using Legal Project Management to Drive Client Growth and Retention- Proving the Value of LPM- The Role of Knowledge Management in Legal Project ManagementConsiderations for Lawyers Implementing LPM- Satisfying Ethical Obligations and Protecting Against Malpractice through Legal Project Management- Lawyer Personality Traits and Legal Project Management Roles.