Monthly Archives: May 2009

Total Practice Management Conference Update

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This Thursday and Friday I attended the inaugural Total Practice: Get a Life conference in Chicago as blogged about previously. I was very impressed with the conference speakers and content of the presenters. In addition to wide range of pertinent topics across the legal industry, the conference included a panel segment on legal outsourcing domestically Continue Reading

Zeughauser Perspective

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The following article was published in Bloomberg on the state of US law firms: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=email_en&sid=a3Sz69kiPmYQ There is some interesting insight by Kent Zimmermann of the Zeughauser Group as it relates to various avenues of cost saving avenues that still allow firms to retain top talent. The Zeughauser Group typically takes a pretty hard-nosed approach to Continue Reading

Chicago Conference

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For our Chicago readers, here is an interesting legal conference geared towards sole practitioners and mid-sized law firms. The conference is hosted at the Hyatt Regency on Wacker on May 27-28. I anticipate that spaces may still be available. In regard to conference topics, outsourcing is definitely on the table. It is encouraging to see Continue Reading

Haste Makes Waste & Risk Management

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I just arrived back to the United States after another quick, but busy trip to India. Looking back on the provider assessments from the trip brings to mind the fact that organizations should not rush head-over-heels into a new outsourcing engagement. While it is certainly possible to sign an NDA with a provider and begin Continue Reading