Bibliographic Details

The power of legal project management : a practical handbook / Susan Raridon Lambreth, David A. Rueff, Jr.

Author / Creator Lambreth, Susan Raridon, author.
Imprint Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, Law Practice Division, [2014]
Description xlviii, 523 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Language English
Subject Project management -- United States.
Law offices -- United States.
Practice of law -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Lawyers -- Fees -- United States.
Attorney and client -- United States.
Attorney and client.
Law offices.
Lawyers -- Fees.
Practice of law -- Economic aspects.
Project management.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Rueff, David A., Jr., author.
American Bar Association. Law Practice Division, issuing body.
ISBN 9781627224628 (pbk.)
1627224629 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Current trends driving project management
  • A short history of hourly billing by lawyers
  • Introduction to legal project management
  • Engaging with the client
  • Planning the matter
  • Budgeting for the matter
  • From budgeting to pricing the matter
  • Executing the matter
  • Communication management
  • Evaluating and closing the matter
  • Satisfying ethical considerations and obligations through legal project management
  • Lawyer personality traits and legal project management roles
  • Using legal project management for competitive advantage
  • The relationship between process improvement and legal project management
  • The role of knowledge management in legal project management
  • Aligning compensation to support legal project management
  • Establishing a project management function in your legal organization
  • Introduction to traditional and alternative project management methods
  • Conclusion.