What are additional trends?
St. Paul, MN Director of Litigation Support, Chris Iijima, talks about certain trends he sees in his business.
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Another trend that we’re going to see in the legal industry is corporations who do project management on a regular basis and who do process improvement on a regular basis are going to start to look to law firms and say what do you have to manage your litigation and your cost and your time so that we know that we’re getting the most for our money and our time? And I think that traditionally law firms have not had to focus on that so much they charge by the hour, they send it in, and it gets paid. I think down the road we’re going to see companies looking for something to back up those hours and explain why one document took longer than 10 other documents. And then we’re going to see law firms adopting process improvement and project management.