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Legal Service Tips

Manage Your Outside Legal Spend – Communicate, Collaborate, Consolidate, Control

By | Enterprise Legal Management, Legal Department Solutions, Legal Ops, Legal Project Management, Legal Service Tips, Legal Spend & Matter Management, Legal Tips | No Comments

There’s more to legal spend management than online billing. While it’s true that online billing and the reports an online billing program generates can make it easier for a corporation to track its outside legal costs, managing those costs requires a commitment to communicate, collaborate, consolidate, and control your legal expenses.

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Improve Performance of Your Litigation Planning with Milestones

By | law firm eDiscovery solutions, Legal Community, Legal Department Solutions, Legal Ops, Legal Project Management, Legal Service Tips, Legal Spend & Matter Management, Legal Tips | No Comments

Legal Project Planning, just like the recent construction project we undertook to our house, takes careful planning that should be monitored and measured during every work phase. To help address this task, project managers use milestones as a means for evaluating a project’s performance.

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Litigation Planning Through Project Management

By | eDiscovery, General News, law firm eDiscovery solutions, Legal Department Solutions, Legal Ops, Legal Project Management, Legal Service Tips, Legal Tips, Litigation Support | 3 Comments

For years I have had the good fortune to work on hundreds and hundreds of litigations…from both the law firm and corporate perspective. I have seen many innovative efforts to create best processes for success. Working with corporate and law firm managers on a regular basis, I always stress the importance of utilizing a project management approach to litigation, particularly for determining labor and cost expectations and handling e-billing functions.

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Konica Minolta Chooses ASCENT™ for Enterprise Legal Management

By | Enterprise Legal Management, Legal Department Solutions, Legal Ops, Legal Service Tips, Legal Spend & Matter Management, Predictable Costs | No Comments

KONICA MINOLTA had very clear and defined criteria of what they needed a legal service provider to deliver in order to accomplish their legal department’s Legal Spend Management initiative. ASCENT™ was chosen for its flexibility, ease of use, robust reporting capability, and predictable value-driven pricing model.

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