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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Bottleneck Blues

Posted in Law firm practices, Legal Project Management, Outside Counsel

 The best way to identify a law firm bottleneck is not to query the people who have the biggest investment in the bottle: the old ways, the old days, behaviors shaped by longstanding habits.  Better to ask the ground level timekeepers – the people stuck in the bottle — what most frustrates their efforts and… Continue Reading

The 7 Deadly Law Firm Write-Off Sins

Posted in Law firm practices, Legal Project Management, Outside Counsel

In my last post of 2010, I described an action-packed three months in the trenches delivering Legal Project Management programs to various firms, capped by 17 straight one-day stands in December.  I said we were learning a lot about law firm best practices, worst practices and non-existent practices, and promised to share some lessons learned… Continue Reading