LPM and Staffing: A New Component of Matter Planning

Track: Project Management

Session Number: 2112
Date: Tue, May 15th, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Description:

As firms progress beyond the initial stage of hiring and developing an LPM team and program, a new focus for LPM is thoughtful staffing of matters and portfolios of legal work. In this session, we will discuss the intersection of alternative staffing models, external or alternative service providers, firm and practice division leverage and profitability as facets that impact staffing of legal work in law firms. We will also demonstrate practical tools and tactics to monitor and manage staffing.

Session Type: Roundtable

Body of Knowledge (BOK) Domain: Business of Law, Client Services
Content Level: Advanced
Learning Objective 1: Demonstrate the impact of staffing on pricing and profitability
Learning Objective 2: Discuss the challenges present in helping attorneys staff their matters or portfolios of legal work
Learning Objective 3: Brainstorm and share creative staffing alternatives and discuss ways to support staffing proposals that are focused on the needs of the client
Session Type: Roundtable

Body of Knowledge (BOK) Domain: Business of Law, Client Services
Content Level: Advanced
Learning Objective 1: Demonstrate the impact of staffing on pricing and profitability
Learning Objective 2: Discuss the challenges present in helping attorneys staff their matters or portfolios of legal work
Learning Objective 3: Brainstorm and share creative staffing alternatives and discuss ways to support staffing proposals that are focused on the needs of the client