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Legal project management is taking techniques—such as such as Lean, Six Sigma, and other management efficiency innovations—to the legal industry.

Legal project management is taking techniques—such as such as Lean, Six Sigma, and other management efficiency innovations—to the legal industry.

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The Post-Normal Times is a column that follows trends in the legal industry, legal technologies, legal innovation, and access to legal services and offers insights into how new lawyers can turn them from agents of change into agents of opportunity. 

Each year in my class on the legal profession at Vanderbilt Law School, Professor Nancy Hyer of Vanderbilt’s graduate business school and Nashville practitioner John Murdock have delivered an insightful presentation on how to improve efficiency in legal practice. If anything could be considered innovative in legal practice, it would be improving efficiency!

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