Legal project management made easy with ProofHub

Legal project management

Decades back, there was a time when legal marketing was confined to relationships, references and law degree holders. However, today this realm is mainly about value of service. Whether you are a law firm or an individual legal practitioner, satisfying your clients is only possible if you can portray the value your work adds to their lives/work.

Practicing law is a profession where one has to deal with frequent pressures along with aggravated clients and competitive inertia. And, following the traditional ways of managing legal matters in today’s time-sensitive legal scenarios not only wastes time but also fail to deliver results. To stay above the curve, one needs to adapt to new legal marketplace where legal project management has gained a substantial significance.

While juggling through a number of projects, each with different priorities, issues, deadlines and clients; applying a disciplined approach to every piece of work will help you to manage them in a better way. Moreover, with lawyers and law firms working under different billable and fixed or flat fee structures, effective scheduling of projects become more important.

Achieve greater efficiency with project management

Just as project management principles enhance management in other business units, these can be useful for legal area as well. Completing and accomplishing these standard procedures can be easily achieved with the help of a project management software, like ProofHub. Let’s take a walk to know how:

1. Planning

Being the initial step of a project, planning includes identifying all the activities that need to be done in a project. To simplify things, you can begin by dividing the work into tasks and milestones. Further the sequence of tasks and project schedule can be fixed, so as to eliminate surprises. After that, assigning responsibilities to the required team members can bring more certainty.

While pen and paper, excel sheets and word documents doesn’t seems to work in time-sensitive scenarios, ProofHub makes it extremely easy to plan everything on a single interface. You can create tasks, subtasks, milestones, assign priorities, add and manage people.

2. Execution

Improve communication
As soon as the project commences, there is a need to update status of the activities at regular intervals, so that everyone remains on the same page. Through ProofHub chat and discussions, you can exchange ideas, thoughts and information about the project with team members and clients.

Manage risks and deadlines
In legal scenarios, one has to deal with mainly two types of deadlines – those imposed by courts and those imposed by clients. Keeping an eye on critical tasks can be simplified by setting reminders about them in your ProofHub calendar.

Also, if you wish to keep your project data, conversations and other information hidden from other team members, then ProofHub allows a you to mark tasks, discussions, milestones and events as private.

3. Analyze and measure

Being a project supervisor, you need to see how things are moving in the project. This is important to keep a tab on project’s progress and take corrective steps, if necessary, to ensure that the execution of the current project takes place in the desired way. With ProofHub reports, visualizing the overall status of project becomes easy; for you can see project roadmap, compare current execution with planned through burn up charts, know which projects are out of track through slipping projects, etc.

ProofHub makes it easy to organize and collaborate  over legal activities by centralizing everything. So, there is no need to open 10 excel sheets or a thread of 20 emails to find any information, use this proven project management tool to plan, organize and deliver your work. Get your free trial today!