Welcome to registration for Introduction to Legal Project Management being held on October 12. Space is limited so please register early. Registration and payment must be complete by October 5 at 5:00 p.m. (CST) in order to participate in the webinar.
You will join the meeting online using GoToWebinar and have the option of dialing in to the audio conference or listening to the program on your computers speakers. You will receive login and dial instructions before the session. Once you receive login instructions, please test your system to ensure you can participate.
Project management principles are increasingly being applied in the legal profession to improve efficiency in the delivery of legal services. Attend this Q & A session with Jim Hassett, the founder of LegalBiz Dev and author of The Legal Project Management Quick Reference Guide to discover the benefits of legal project management. Topics to be discussed include warning signs that you need legal project management skills, the basic elements of project management and recommendations for further learning.Participants will learn:
- the definition and basic principles of legal project management
- how to distinguish project management techniques from legal skills
- techniques to evaluate whether to implement legal project management practices within their institution
James Hassett is the founder of LegalBizDev, which helps law firms increase profitability by improving project management, business development, and alternative fees. He has also published more than 80 articles in the New York Times Magazine, Of Counsel, Legal Management, Strategies: The Journal of Legal Marketing and other publications. Jim is a frequent speaker at law firms and at bar associations. He has conducted webinars through West LegalEdcenter, the National Law Journal, The International Lawyers Network, TAG Academy, and the Legal Marketing Association. Jim writes the blog Legal Business Development which was featured at the ABA TECHSHOW in 2009 and again in 2010 (in its list of “60 Sites: Latest and Greatest Internet Hits”) and by TechnoLawyer (in its list of “the most influential legal blogs” in BlawgWorld). He has a Ph.D. from Harvard and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Boston University.
Carol Watson, Director, University of Georgia Law Library
This webinar is sponsored by the AALL/BNA Continuing Education Grant Program.
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