“This is not your father’s Oldsmobile.”
You may recall that famous advertising slogan from the 1980s. One could use a similar phrase when describing today’s legal marketplace. Changes in billing methods, improvements in technology, a turbulent economy and the globalization of the legal practice have left us with a landscape far different from the one we worked in even a decade ago.
Construction supervisors have used project management techniques for decades to complete buildings. Now several legal consultants are urging attorneys to apply similar tools to their practices and cases.