E-billing is a must-have for every legal department to handle third-party vendors, including outside counsel. In this webinar, Lourdes Fuentes together with Legal Bill Review and ALM teams discuss some tips on invoices review and how to implement outside counsel guidelines.
Reviewing invoices is not always an easy task, errors in the process could be expensive, either because of a wrong billing or wasting time re-doing work to correct those errors.
Assessment, academic success, and retention are at the forefront of higher education. When budgets and programs are systematically reduced, universities and colleges can face these challenges by applying process optimization techniques.
In this webinar Lourdes Fuentes Slater joined Jessica de Perio Wittman (UConn Law) and Kathleen (Katie) Brown (Charleston School of Law), at the South Carolina Conference on Innovations in Teaching (SCCITL) for a discussion on process optimization techniques
Process Risk Analysis (PRA) is a method of examining and classifying legal operational processes into categories based on a variety of factors. This will help understand the completeness, accuracy, and precision, and automatability of process models and can also explain process discrepancies and lack of performance.Learn more
The era of legal innovation is now. At its core, legal innovation is based on increasing the efficiency of legal services and processes, thereby adding value to the client and the organization. Business process automation technology fits squarely within that philosophy. By increasing flow and eliminating the many waste components present in legal processes, you can create efficiencies and add value. We will discuss a case study of a law firm automation project.
In this webinar Lourdes Fuentes Slater joined Patrick Fuller (ALM Media LLC) and Virginia Griffith (LegalBillReview) to discuss how to control outside counsel legal spend by implementing process to optimize the management of outside counsel services and invoices. We will offer practical tips of steps G.Cs can take now to control rising costs.Learn more
Karta Legal LLC, a legal technology innovation consulting Trailblazer, has teamed up with Acuity Institute, a world renowned Lean Six Sigma and Leadership accreditation institution, to bring the best of business to the practice of law.Learn more
During this presentation, you will learn what it means to be a T-Shaped Legal Department, how to get there, and what your priorities should be right now!Learn more
In this series of videos, Karta Legal will guide you through the different features of iManage 10, web, desktop and Microsoft office integration.Learn more
1- The Foundational Blocks for a DigitalTransformation
2- The Change Management tools for Innovation
3- A General Overview of the Legal TechRoadMap
Lourdes Fuentes Slater addressed these strategies for leading a legal team toward shifting to a truly digital model in this webinar hosted by Princeton Legal Search Group.
BPM technology fits squarely within Lean's philosophy. By increasing flow and eliminating the many waste components present in legal processes, you can create efficiencies and add value.
In the following Podcast we are talking about how Intelligent Business Process Management and Workflow Automation platforms help you automate repetitive and tedious processes saving you time and money.
Lourdes Fuentes Slater gave a webinar to the members of Buying Legal Council on ways to improve the legal procurement process. Specifically, she discussed the different types of DOWNTIME (waste) present in procurement and which Lean tools can be used by buying professionals in order to:
1- Take costs out of the supply chain;
2- Minimize contract modifications (or T&C excursions);
3- Benchmark and cost model; and
4- Achieve “win-win”
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In this brief presentation, given by Lourdes Fuentes Slater at the Law2030 Conference hosted at Pennovation by the University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law - and launching UPenn's Future of the Profession Initiative - she discusses some of the reasons lawyers struggle to innovate.Learn more
In this workshop - given by Lourdes on Day 1 of LegalWeek 2020 in New York City - she discusses how we can apply Lean concepts to improve legal processes.Learn more
Competent legal representation requires the knowledge, skill, thoroughness, and preparation reasonably necessary to act on your clients’ behalf. Technical competence and skills are a must. Ethically and practically speaking. In this article, we will address two places where lawyers must adopt new technologies in order to competently perform their duties.Learn more
There are two ways to make a business more profitable: increasing prices or reducing cost. Lean management relies on team effort to improve efficiency, speed, and performance by systematically removing waste from a process and increase its flow. Clients demand value. By using a Lean approach to law, the delivery of legal services can be done more efficiently and, as a by product, speedier and less costly.Learn more