• Eliminate – work that is not truly “legal services” can be shifted back to the appropriate business
unit. Examples include:
• Human Resources work
• Contract templates with defined escalation criteria, enabling trained internal clients to work
How to Assess Your Law Department’s Technology Deployment
How to Assess Document Management Needs and Technology
Using Technology- Law Department Best Practices Survey
Strategic Implementation of Law Department Technologies
Our case study law department identified a variety of areas where the work effort was not aligned with
priorities, leading to its determination to reallocate work more appropriately.
Contracts. As illustrated in the two tables below, the assessment and prioritization revealed that
lawyers were spending a disproportionate amount of time on lower value contracts, as defined by both
the type of contract and dollar value.