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Advanced Project Management for Paralegals

Learn these advanced project management techniques to help you develop a workflow for your legal tasks.

Increasingly lawyers are expected to manage their matters efficiently, either to meet clients' expectations for modest legal spending or to reduce write-downs/offs. In this course, paralegals will learn the core concepts of Legal Project Management (LPM), the key elements of the main LPM tools or approaches used on legal matters, and obtain new ideas about how to apply this to their work and roles as a paralegal.

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Agenda

LPM - What It Is and Why It Is Important

  • Definition and Examples
  • Trends Driving LPM
  • Benefits of LPM
  • Key Elements

Engaging Phase

  • Key Points
  • Objectives
  • Elements of Scoping

Planning Phase

  • Objectives of Planning Phase
  • Elements of Planning Phase

Executing Phase

  • Key Elements of Executing Phase
  • Tools for Tracking
  • Skills of Legal Project Managers
  • Roles Paralegals Can Play

Evaluating Phase/Closing of Program

  • End of Matter Reviews
  • How to Get More Involved in LPM
  • Different Roles Paraprofessionals Are Playing Depending on Legal Organization
  • Market for LPM Talent
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This course was last revised on March 23, 2022.

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  • NALA 1.06
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.06 hour(s).
     

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

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Susan Raridon Lambreth

Susan Raridon Lambreth

LawVision

  • Principal, LawVision/Founder and Chair, LPM Institute
  • For over 25 years, she has been a leading consultant for law firms in the area of practice group management and over 12 years in the area of legal project management for law firms and legal departments
  • Has co-chaired the Practicing Law Institute program on legal project management for 12 years, the largest conference in the world on LPM; has given hundreds of speeches, including for law schools in the U.S. and Australia
  • Has written eight books on management for legal organizations, including four on LPM (including the ABA’s best-selling book in 2015, just released in its second edition in Dec. 2021, The Power of Legal Project Management)
  • J.D. degree, University of Pennsylvania Law School; M.B.A. degree, Villanova University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 615-545-5530
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Product ID: 409566
Published 2022
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