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Marketing the law firm

Agile LPMWhy the agile approach is so important to law firms (Reprinted from Of Counsel, October 2017)

Alternative feesTen years later:  A look back and ahead a decade after the ABA commission on billable hours report (Reprinted from Legal Management, October 2012)

Alternative feesUsing AFAs to increase new business (Reprinted from Bloomberg Law Reports, September 2012)

Alternative fees The revenue impact on law firms (Reprinted from Of Counsel, January 2010)

Certification Program Aims to Turn Attorneys into Project Managers (Reprinted from Law360, November 2010)

Certif Why We Decided to Become Certified Legal Project Managers (National Law Review article by Stacy Ballin and Mitchell Thompson, Squire Sanders)

CLOCHow CLOC helps law firms

CoachingFive critical factors that will increase coaching success (Reprinted from Strategies: The Journal of the Legal Marketing Association, December 2006)

CommunicationCommunications at the Core (Reprinted from Of Counsel, July 2015)

Culture – Strategies to Successfully Change Law Firm Culture: The Example of Legal Project Management (Reprinted from Of Counsel, April 2015)

Evolution An Evolving Process (Reprinted from Managing Partner magazine, February 2016)

Experiences Legal Project Management in the Trenches (Reprinted from Bloomberg Law Reports, October 2011)

Financial Impact – Teaching Lawyers How to Manage: Can It Improve the Bottom Line? (From AmLaw Daily, March 18, 2010)

InterviewClient Value and Law Firm Profitability (Jim Hassett interviewed by Bloomberg BNA, for Corporate Counsel Weekly, December 10, 2014)

Key IssuesA Developing Science: Key Issues in Legal Project Management (Reprinted from Of Counsel, August 2013)

Keys to SuccessThe keys to LPM success

Lessons LearnedLessons Learned Reviews: A Key to LPM Implementation (Reprinted from Of Counsel, December 2018)

LPM Directors – The evolving role of LPM Directors of Legal Project Management

Perfectionism – Superfluous perfectionism (Reprinted from Of Counsel, June 2016)

Marketing – How Legal Project Management Is Changing the Way Services Are Marketed (Reprinted from Bloomberg Law Reports September 2013. This article won an award as TechnoLawyer’s “BigLaw Pick of the Week.”)

Profitability – Flawed Finances  (Reprinted from Managing Partner magazine, March 2015)

Profitability – A Persistent Challenge: Measuring Law Firm Profitability  (Reprinted from Of Counsel. October 2014)

ResultsThe top five ways to increase LPM results

Scope changesHow to Negotiate the Approval of “Scope Change” (Reprinted from Of Counsel, May 2016).

Task codesTracking Legal Costs with Task Codes:  Different Firms Take Different Approaches (from Of Counsel, June 2012)

Task codes and budgetingUsing Task Codes in Law Firm Budgeting: What Works and What Doesn’t (Bloomberg BNA)

ToolsOnline LPM Library

TrendsLegal Project Management – A Trend that Is Here to Stay (Reprinted from The Future of Legal Services: Expert Analysis, Kate Clifton, Ed., Ark Group, 2011.)

UrgencyWhy is LPM urgent?  (Excerpt from the book The Lawyer’s Guide to Legal Project Management,Published February 2017 by the Ark Group)

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