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This week I read an excellent analysis of BigLaw financial performance. I share it here and add a few comments.   My friend Steve Nelson of The McCormick Group , an executive search firm with a big legal practice, is an astute observer of the legal market. He was previously a practicing lawyer and editor of the Legal Times . With his permission, I reproduce here an e-mail report that he sent on 22 April 2010 titled “TMG’s Take…on 2009’s Financial Results": “Individual reports on law firm performance for 2009—which many observers regard as a watershed year for the legal ...
LPM Tidbits for Week Ending 5/29/2010 - Legal Project Management
blawg. He covers a number of recent developments that this blog has chronicled, but what I really enjoyed is the vignette he shares about the attempt a colleague and he made to convince a litigator to use project management back in 1993: [W]e knew, at that time, we could not utter those words to a lawyer. So we explained in a somewhat round about but nonetheless clear way how we wanted him to consider using a very experienced legal assistant to help run a big matter. When he said "oh, you mean, it would be like having an extra very good secretary" my colleague and I exchanged a look that I still remember. We knew ... market research, surveys and trends
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Dennis Kennedy is one of the few technology lawyers who is also an expert on the underlying technologies. Dennis an award-winning leader in the application of technology and the Internet to the practice of law. gives you access to a wide variety of Dennis Kennedy's resources on legal technology, his writings, his well-known blog, DennisKennedy.Blog , and information about how you can have Dennis speak to your organization or group. Dennis Kennedy is one of the most knowledgeable legal technologists you will find. - Michael Arkfeld. Dennis Kennedy, a lawyer and legal technology expert in St. ... market research, surveys and trends


Strategic Legal Technology :: Management and Technology
June 2010) reports on BigLaw office design trends. A few firms are changing traditional design elements: Seyfarth Shaw in Atlanta has lawyer offices all the same size; Orrick in NYC has put associate offices in the interior; and Morgan Lewis in DC used the great top floor views not for partner offices but for a common dining area. These example notwithstanding and “despite the trend toward more open, collaborative and flexible spaces, law firms have been slow to adopt practices common among their corporate clients and other professional services firms: one-size or universal offices, open floor plans, and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
law firm trends « The Middle Office
There is some evidence that law firms have been adopting legal outsourcing at a slower pace than their own corporate clients.  There are a variety of reasons for this ;  most obviously, lawyers are not eager to send billable work to another provider, even if the client will save money.   As one partner articulated to me in a recent meeting, sending even commodity work to an offshore vendor is a win, win, lose proposition for a law firm (where the corporate client saves on legal fees, the vendor generates the fees the law firm used to generate  and the law firm loses revenues but retains the risk associated with the engagement). ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Finding the middle ground for real immigration reform
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox speaks during a news conference supporting the Justice Department's lawsuit challenging an Arizona immigration law. With her are other speakers, Danny Ortega (left) and the Rev. Warren Stewart. Colin Hanna is president of Let Freedom Ring, a conservative grassroots organization ( ) President Obama's recent speech on immigration at American University was long on posturing and short on policy. He fell into the now-familiar pattern of pandering to his political base while alienating those outside it who could actually help to create a consensus for change. market trends, news research and surveys resources
ISRAEL: Libyan aid ship sets hopeful course for Gaza
Six weeks after the deadly takeover of the Mavi Marmara, Israel's naval blockade of Gaza faces its next challenge as another aid ship has set off with its sights on reaching the Palestinian port. The Amalthea, sailing under a Moldovan flag, left Greece on Saturday carrying 2,000 tons of food, medicine and other supplies in a mission organized by the Gaddafi International Development Foundation , a charity headed by Seif Islam, son of Libyan ruler Moammar Kadafi. Youssef Sawani, executive director of the organization that earned U.N. accreditation as an NGO two years ago, said Sunday they sought no ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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Strategic Technology Management - Academic Outreach - Continuing ...
The College of Engineering offers a certificate program that concentrates on the principles and practices in strategic management of technology commercialization and development. The Strategic Technology Management certificate program is geared toward engineers, but is open to anyone who holds a bachelor's degree. All courses are offered via the Internet using streaming technology. Individuals who wish to obtain a certificate in Strategic Technology Management must: Hold a bachelor’s degree Complete GE 498 LH -- Lectures in Entrepreneurship I (1 hour) Complete any combination of the following core courses, for a total ...
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STRATEGIC ISSUES IN TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT: Traditionally business firms are defined by markets they serve. Who are our customers? What are their needs? During 1970’s and 1980’s management were concentrated on industry environment of the firm, its competitive rivals and how to satisfy customers. This perspective is known as market-based perspective. It tends to play the role of internal capabilities of firm. In recent year resource-based views of firm have been developed. It depends upon the bundle of resources, capabilities which are more stable and used for long-term decision-making. DIMENSION MARKET-BASED RESOURCE-BASED ...
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