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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Legal Project Management Tools: Let Rube Goldberg Rest in Peace

Posted in Law firm practices, Legal Project Management, Legal Project Management tools

Asked how he likes his “next generation” automatic dishwasher, the disgruntled purchaser’s voice drips with disdain: “Totally useless,” he says. “I’ve had it a week now, and it hasn’t even cleared the table yet.” I’ve heard similar responses from law firms that thought their Legal Project Management (LPM) implementation would be effortless if only they… Continue Reading

Bye Bye, Miss American Pie! Susan Hackett Moves to New Role.

Posted in General Counsel, Outside Counsel

What a bombshell!  It’s true: after 22 years, Susan Hackett, gloriously outspoken, brilliant, and forward-thinking general counsel has announced that she is leaving the Association of Corporate Counsel.  What a loss for ACC…but what a boon for whatever organization next benefits from her enormous talents. For many of us in the legal marketplace, our entire careers… Continue Reading

Is Legal Project Management Really Different than Project Management?

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

In recent weeks, several bloggers have waged a spirited debate about whether Legal Project Management (LPM) is really just plain, old Project Management in a law firm setting.  As you might expect, there are advocates on every side plus plenty of folks asking, who cares?  Here’s my take, as posted at 3 Geeks and a… Continue Reading