Month: October 2020

Earned Value Management – Assessing and Controlling Project Success in Law Firms and Law Departments

A Viewpoint on Legal Project Management Best Practice You have a well-constructed budget and routinely check actuals against it, but your case or transaction is rapidly approaching or already exceeds initial projections. Legal clients don’t like such surprises, especially cost overruns.  Properly monitoring and controlling a legal project, often called a “matter”, requires adherence to …

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Deploying a High Value and High Performance Information Technology Function within in Today’s (and Tomorrow’s) Law Firm

Developing and maintaining a high performance Information Technology (IT) function within a law firm is not easy, especially these days.  As the reader knows, we are experiencing unprecedented, highly disruptive changes in the present day legal market.  The following is intended to provide a model for your own journey. Before reading forward, please recognize a …

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Improving Law Firm and/or Client Profitability – a Case Study

By Dan Safran – Unbiased Consulting Unbiased Consulting successfully assisted a large, US-based law firm to significantly improve profitability of work performed for one of its largest clients. Unbiased Consulting completed a four (4) week, focused evaluation of work performed by the law firm, for a long term, high revenue client. The firm spent years …

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