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9 Jun 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Tom Clay For anyone who follows the legal marketplace, it will come as no surprise that corporate clients are exerting enormous pressure to receive greater value from their law firms and that law firm profit margins are being squeezed as a result. [read post]
21 Jul 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner   Robyn Radomski is the chief marketing, strategy & business development officer at Bingham Greenebaum Doll, a firm with over 200 lawyers in eight offices in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. [read post]
19 Jul 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett, Mike Egnatchik, and Jonathan Groner At a time when clients are demanding to pay less for legal services, it is easy to see the benefit of getting work done for lower hourly rates. [read post]
21 Aug 2018, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Tim Batdorf As explained in our white paper, The Keys to Legal Project Management Success, the five most effective ways to increase legal project management (LPM) results are to: (1) focus on changing behavior and solving problems, (2) aim for quick wins to create internal champions, (3) publicize successes within the firm, (4) use just-in-time training materials, and (5) take action now and follow up relentlessly. [read post]
26 May 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Tom Clay Recently, Altman Weil was consulting with the senior management of a mid-sized law firm about its strategic plan and got into a discussion of the importance of measuring profitability by practice group, client, and matter. [read post]
23 Jun 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
 By Jim Hassett and Tom Clay   In addition to the difficulties with change management described earlier in this series, at law firms there is an additional challenge: the lack of strong central authority leads to a lack of accountability. [read post]
10 May 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett, Jonathan Groner, and Steve Barrett This is one of the longest series of posts in the eleven year history of this blog, because there is currently so much controversy about the best uses of task codes. [read post]
15 May 2019, 2:50 am by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Tim Batdorf   Toby Brown is the Chief Practice Management Officer at Perkins Coie, a firm with more than 1,000 lawyers in offices across the United States and in Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei. [read post]
27 Jun 2017, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner The best way to develop new business is to give clients what they want. [read post]
15 May 2018, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Tim Batdorf and Jim Hassett, LegalBizDev The single most difficult step in implementing a firm-wide LPM initiative is getting the attention, interest, and buy-in of busy lawyers. [read post]
17 Feb 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner Stinson Leonard Street has nearly 500 attorneys in 14 offices, with major operations centered in Minneapolis and Kansas City. [read post]
9 Feb 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner As recently as five or six years ago, it was easy to calculate the number of law firms that had hired directors of legal project management (LPM): zero. [read post]
14 Jul 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner   When Kramer Levin, a firm with over 350 lawyers in New York, Silicon Valley, and Paris, conducted a search for a new head of marketing last year, the two finalists were required to give formal presentations to the firm’s executive committee describing their recommendations for the firm’s marketing priorities. [read post]
15 Sep 2015, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett, Steve Barrett, and Jonathan Groner   In Part 1 of this series, we argued that when it comes to LPM, lawyers should start by using the software they already have. [read post]
16 Feb 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner On the most fundamental level, the 15 people we interviewed had different definitions of what an LPM director is responsible for. [read post]
26 Jul 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett, Mike Egnatchik, and Jonathan Groner Michael Bryant, the CEO of nSource, stressed that help desk functions are only one of many operations that law firms can and are outsourcing with the help of companies like his. [read post]
23 Feb 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Jim Hassett and Jonathan Groner In addition to pricing, several of those interviewed stressed process improvement, as in these examples: I spend most of my time working with practice group leaders and individual partners to identify problems and opportunities for increased efficiency for the firm. [read post]
19 Jan 2016, 10:00 pm by Jim Hassett
By Gary Richards and Jim Hassett Managing partner Rob Romanoff provided a specific example of how our scope workshop related to an ongoing matter where a client requested some work for a flat fee: This was in an area where we typically work on an hourly basis because there are so many things that can’t be predicted. [read post]