Author(s): Catherine Alman MacDonagh, JD, Kim R Craig, Andrew M Baker, Tim Hanson, Simon Thompson, Robert Millard, Chris Bull, Lann Wasson, Barbara J Boake, Rick A Kathuria, Antony Smith, Scott Rechtschaffen, Stephanie Kimbro
Publication date: Dec 2014
This report is designed as a practical guide to help you and your firm get to grips with process improvement techniques, and to understand their core benefits and practical applications in a legal environment.
With contributions from leading law firms, consultants, and internationally renowned experts on legal process improvement and project management, this report:
- Provides in-depth, strategic, and tactical guidance on the application of process improvement in law firms;
- Outlines the different approaches firms are taking, and includes case studies highlighting what the results have been for those who have already adopted process improvement techniques;
- Includes practical guidance on implementing process improvement - from gaining buy-in through to process mapping and devising different strategies; and
- Explains the relationship between legal process improvement and related disciplines and key methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma, project management, and KM.