Strategies to Successfully Change Law Firm Culture

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The Example of Legal Project Management

Change is inherently difficult, especially for lawyers whose mindset is steeped in following precedent and past practices.  But there is a large body of research literature on how to change corporate cultures.  It has been successfully applied to the legal profession to increase adoption of LPM. 

Altman Weil principal Tom Clay and LegalBizDev founder Jim Hassett discuss law firms’ cultural resistance to changing the way they practice, and set forth eight key tactics to implement and sustain an effective Legal Project Management program. 

This article originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of Of Counsel: The Legal and Management report by Aspen Publishers. 

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