An earlier version of this article was published and distributed worldwide via the Internet by Mondaq® and by email from on December 6 and 7, 2006, respectively. It is copyright to Douglas C. Allen P.A.© 2006-2007, All Rights Reserved.
Published here May 2007.

Introduction | Scope of Work | Statement of Work, Resources and Control
Risk, Communications and Closure | Budget | Schedule | Communications | Summary


Managing the scope, schedule, budget and communications for legal matters is just as important as executing the work itself in terms of meeting the needs and expectations of the client for cost-effective and time-efficient services. Although each client and legal matter is different, there are some basic and practical considerations, and tools and techniques for developing and managing these four constraints or elements for any client and for any legal matter.

Communications  Communications

Home | Issacons | PM Glossary | Papers & Books | Max's Musings
Guest Articles | Contact Info | Search My Site | Site Map | Top of Page