Legal Project Management Background and Resources

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AmLaw Daily article by Jim Hassett
Teaching lawyers how to manage: Can it improve the bottom line?

From Jim Hassett’s blog:

Why project management is becoming increasingly important to law firms
Project management and alternative fees (Part 1)
Project management and alternative fees (Part 2)
Project management and alternative fees (Part 3)
Should law firms hire outside project managers?
What every lawyer needs to know about project management, Part 1
What every lawyer needs to know about project management, Part 2
What every lawyer needs to know about project management, Part 3
What every lawyer needs to know about project management, Part 4
Legal Project Management (Part 5): Six Sigma and Lean
Legal Project Management (Part 6): Budget problems and solutions
Legal Project Management (Part 7): Training
Legal Project Management (Part 8): McDermott’s Deal Dashboard
Legal project management (Part 9): Getting away from perfectionism
Legal Project Management (Part 10): Where to begin
Legal project management (Part 11): End of matter evaluations
Legal project management (Part 12): What Canadian firms are doing
Legal project management (Part 13): Getting the “Statement of Work” right
Project management (Part 14): The power of checklists
Legal project management (Part 15): The power of sharing
Legal Project Management (Part 16): Work breakdown structures
Legal Project Management (Part 17): Warning signs
How Should Law Firms “Gear Up” to Manage Projects Better? – A 50,000-foot View (Part 1 of 2)
How Should Law Firms “Gear Up” to Manage Projects Better? – A 50,000-foot View (Part 2 of 2)
The first program to certify legal project managers
Questions and answers about Certified Legal Project Managers™ (Part 1)
Law360 article about the LegalBizDev certification program
Questions and answers about Certified Legal Project Managers™ (Part 2 of 3)
Lawyers begin new program to become certified as project managers
Questions and answers about Certified Legal Project Managers™ (Part 3 of 3)
Project management vs. process improvement vs. Six Sigma vs. Lean (Part 1 of 2)
Project management vs. process improvement vs. Six Sigma vs. Lean (Part 2 of 2)
Six steps to better budgets (Part 1 of 2)
Six steps to better budgets (Part 2 of 2)
Overcoming lawyers’ resistance to change (Part 4): Find the bright spots
Why the project management literature can be confusing
Time management
An article by two lawyers in our project management certification program
A sample legal checklist
How to train lawyers in project management
Case study: Legal project management at Williams Mullen
How to improve the management of legal teams (Part 1 of 4)
How to improve the management of legal teams (Part 2 of 4)
How to improve the management of legal teams (Part 3 of 4)
How to improve the management of legal teams (Part 4 of 4)
Engagement letters vs. statements of work
Announcing the first Certified Legal Project Managers™