Every once in a while, someone in one of my classes asks, Aren’t there any tools for Legal Project Management?
(“Every once in a while” means every other session or thereabouts. It’s a common question.)
I answer this in three ways that I’ll share here.
“Tools” Does Not Mean Technology
First, “technology” is not a synonym for “tools.” It is at best one set of tools among many. To be specific, it is a minor set.
You can manage legal projects perfectly well without technology, and certainly without purpose-built “project management” technology. Lawyers Abe Lincoln and Clarence Darrow, for example, . . . [more]