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Project Management

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The Profitable Benefits of Legal Project Management

Legal Project Management (LPM). It’s a buzzword you hear a lot in the legal industry as the “next big thing.” In fact, managing a matter as a lawyer is as old as the profession itself. What’s different now are the tools available to manage your ...

Scott Clasen - May 4, 2018

Tips for a Busy Lawyer to Streamline Matter Management

Matter Management Checklist. If you took time to pause and write down the activities that take up most of your time during the day what would be at the top of your list? Realistically you are probably dividing your time between ...

Thomson Reuters - June 15, 2017

How Smart Lawyers Solve Problems

The people we represent may not have an undergraduate degree much less a J.D.; often they have barely completed high school. We need to stop and think every day about who we truly represent. Our clients? Ourselves? The legal profession? All ...

Mary Redzic - April 26, 2017
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Pull It Together: Defining Projects and Next Action Items

You spend the whole day in court, or in meetings and conferences with clients. And what do you have to show for it? A legal pad filled with scribbles, a few random thoughts on sticky notes — and more scribbles on the back of an envelope because ...

Daniel Gold - October 10, 2016

Working from Home? Use the Right Tools

Working from home — even for part of the time — has many advantages. It saves money on office space, reduces time wasted on commuting, and can help you achieve greater work-life balance. According to the American Bar Association’s Legal ...

Toland Lawrence - May 24, 2016
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Project Management Basics: A Refresher for Lawyers

The recent Attorney at Work compilation about time management and productivity ("A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers") got me thinking about how lawyers are drawn to chasing new trends and technologies. It reminds ...

Otto Sorts - January 22, 2014
Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers

Control Your Technology, Control Your Time

I often rationalize new gadget purchases by telling myself, "This will make my life so much better." That, in essence, has been the promise of most technology tools. They expand our capabilities and allow us to do more with less. But, to do so, ...

Sachin Bhatia - July 30, 2013
Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers

Time Management and Productivity Tips for Lawyers

Yep, it's another one of those great (and free) Attorney at Work downloads! Today we're tackling time: managing it, saving it, tracking it — and using it wisely. A Matter of Time: Time Management and Productivity Tips for ...

The Editors - July 2, 2013
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Project Management Apps: A Fresh Look

Last summer we began our journey toward an automated, money-printing practice when we discussed how to use project management apps to manage your practice and your people. Pardon me while I make the assumption that your firm has not quite yet ...

Brett Owens - May 28, 2013
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Boost Your Productivity: The Five Phases of GTD

Daniel Gold, our "Get It Done" columnist, writes about great ways to amp up your daily productivity—in a big way! Last time he overviewed a time management system that has taken on a bit of a cult-like following: Getting Things Done, or GTD. ...

Daniel Gold - November 5, 2012