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Project Management Basics for Your Law Firm

August 25

Understand the principles of project management and how to apply them to a variety of legal projects in the law office.

In today’s complex legal and business industries, the use of effective project management techniques is essential to remain competitive. Implemented extensively and successfully for years by corporations, consulting firms, and accounting firms, project management is a skill law firms now recognize as an important part of training for their attorneys and legal staff. This topic will explain some basic principles of project management and how to apply them in order to organize, plan, and monitor a variety of legal projects in the law office. It will also show you how to effectively manage competing deadlines and how to improve client satisfaction with clear and transparent communications.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Set the Scope
  • Understanding What the Client Wants/What a Successful Outcome Is
  • Identify the Project Needs
  • Confirm the Objectives and Goals
Setting Final and Interim Deadlines
  • Externally Imposed Deadlines Versus Internal Ones
  • Estimation on How Long to Complete Tasks
Planning and Organization
  • Breaking the Project Down Into Tasks and Subtasks
  • Organize Tasks and Subtasks Into a Specific Order of Action/Sequence of Events
  • Effective Delegation
Effective Communication
  • Closing the Feedback Loop
Monitoring and Evaluation of the Process
  • Listing Tasks and Due Dates on a Timeline
  • Tracking Performance
  • Evaluate Reasons for Any Crises and Determine Whether They Can Be Avoided or Minimized in the Future
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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

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  • AL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.0 hours credit.
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • MN CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. Approval pending.
     
  • MO CLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.2 hours of CLE.
     
  • MS CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education. Approval pending.
     
  • ND CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been reviewed by the North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education and approved for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Law Practice Management 1
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in the area(s) of Law Practice Management for 1.00 hour. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • WA CLE 1.0 including Other 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 hour(s) of credit, including 1.00 hour(s) of credit in the "Other" category.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.0 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2 including Law Office Management 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.2 MCLE hours, including 1.2 hours of law office management credit.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This program is primarily designed for attorneys. Other legal professionals may also benefit from attending.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Jason R. Mattox

Jason R. Mattox

King & Spalding

  • Senior attorney with King & Spalding’s E-discovery practice
  • Consistently manages multiple large-scale litigation projects with competing deadlines
  • Regularly provides training and consulting on all aspects of the e-discovery process to clients and firm attorneys and staff
  • Member of the State Bar of Georgia
  • J.D. degree, Santa Clara University; B.A. degree, cum laude, University of San Diego
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 409255
Published 2021
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