Project Management for Lawyers 2015

Hosted By: Practising Law Institute

Why you should attend

Legal project management is fast becoming a critical way of doing business in law firms and legal departments. Lawyers are learning to implement project management principles in order to better plan, organize, and supervise projects while enhancing client service and relationships, minimizing risk and enhancing profitability or management of legal costs. In a few short years, legal organizations have moved from questioning the need for and application of project management principles to implementing them in many aspects of how they do work.

This program will cover the latest developments in project management in the legal field, with lessons learned from law firms and legal departments about how to employ these techniques to improve efficiency, lower matter costs and increase overall results.

What you will learn

  • Keys to successful implementation of legal project management principles
  • Experiences of legal organizations in getting buy-in, embarking on pilot projects, developing new metrics for success and using project managers
  • How to build more accurate budgets using project management tools and processes

Who should attend

This program is designed for lawyers and legal professionals who want to improve their organization’s, firm’s, department’s, practice group’s or individual lawyer’s understanding of legal project management to implement new initiatives.