Different Things to Different People: What Does Legal Project Management Mean?

Arnold MittMy last post focused on a case study of how a crisis with one client matter led to the implementation of good LPM practice across the client’s entire portfolio of matters. This case study demonstrated that clients and law firms want essentially the same thing–transparency, justification, and consistent processes. In this post, I’ll explore how the term “Legal Project Management” (LPM) can mean different things to different people within a law firm practice. The complicated part is that there is no right answer–the different interpretations of LPM are all valid and plausible…

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ElevateNext 2020 Vision Series: Jordan Furlong Interview

The latest person to share their views in our 2020 blog is Jordan Furlong. Jordan, in typically understated fashion, describes himself as “a leading analyst of the global legal market and forecaster of its future development.” He is so much more. Drawing on his decade as the editor of three Canadian legal periodicals, and his blogging…

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Client Management Suite Part 3: Using LPM to Win and Keep Work

Arnold MittAs Cael Project Product Manager, one of the most fascinating and rewarding aspects of my role is hearing how the application plays a pivotal part in both the way a law firm’s client perceives the firm’s management of their matters, and the impact of Cael on the way in which the firm handles matters for its clients…

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A World of Possibilities for Law Students and Young Lawyers

Kunoor ChopraOne of my second year professors gave me the following advice: “make sure when you go out into the legal world you find a job you want that interests you and excites you.” Unfortunately, I did not follow my teacher’s advice right out of law school but ultimately I parlayed my knowledge, skills and passion to create two legal tech and consulting companies…

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ElevateNext 2020 Vision Series: Bernadette Bulacan Interview

As we head into June, we are half a year away from 2020 and therefore only six more months of predictions in the ElevateNext 2020 Vision Blog. Perhaps as we close in, the vision for the future is getting clearer. You be the judge, but this installment by rockstar and legaltech evangelist, Bernadette Bulacan is a must-read. Just a hint– “women power!” Both Nicole and Pat say a resounding, “Amen to that!”…

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