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Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Seat at the Legal Project Management Table

Posted in Legal Project Management

Sometimes one learns valuable lessons in really enjoyable ways, and such was the case  recently when we facilitated a Legal Project Management training workshop for the Energy, Environmental, Mining & Transportation practice group at Leonard Street & Deinard in Minneapolis (we reveal their identity here with their approval).  Edge has long suggested that LPM workshops… Continue Reading

Lateral Integration: The Real Elephant in the Room

Posted in Law firm practices

  In our last few posts, we’ve  been discussing topics and insights that arose in a recent Managing Partners Forum sponsored by Edge International. One concern the MPs cited as a major area of management concern was:  Law firms’ frequent and unacceptable failure to successfully integrate lateral hires. Uh, Oh… Looking past the failure of… Continue Reading

Is This In My Job Description? What Managing Partners Say About Their Job

Posted in Law firm practices

This post continues an ongoing series deriving from discussions by a group of leaders of small and medium-sized firms at a Managing Partners Forum recently sponsored by Edge International. This group of MPs report that daily they confront a bewildering – often seemingly crazy — variety of issues and frustrations they did not anticipate when… Continue Reading