How Businesses Can Control Outside Legal Spending -- a No Nonsense Look Behind the Scenes

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Get a rare inside look at how lawyers manager their own. Discover techniques that will give you more confidence when negotiating with law firms and help align your budgets with business objectives.

Lawsuits can take on a life of their own and devour precious time and resources. It can leave you feeling frustrated, tired, helpless and financially drained.

When business legal spending starts spiraling out of control it’s hard to know what to do next. Discover the key steps to help control outside legal spending. Learn how to align legal spending with your budget, and your business goals.

Register today for the complimentary teleseminar How to Control Outside Legal Spending, on June 16, 2010 at 8 pm Eastern, 5 pm Pacific when The No Nonsense Lawyer™, Hanna Hasl-Kelchner interviews expert Rob Thomas, Vice President, Strategic Development for Serengeti Law.

Who should attend?

  •     Entrepreneurs and business owners with up to 80 employees;
  •     CFOs and other finance professionals interested in containing legal costs; and
  •     Attorneys responsible for outside counsel spending.

Lawsuits can take on a life of their own and devour precious time and resources. It can leave you feeling frustrated, helpless and financially drained. That’s why you’ll want to know:

  •     How to align budgets with project management;
  •     How to find law firms that offer big city quality at down home prices;
  •     How defining the rules of engagement leads to better results, and
  •     The most common mistakes clients make in dealing with outside lawyers that can drive up costs, plus much more.

Register by visiting askthenononsenselawyer.com and submit your single most important question about how to control outside legal spending to Hanna for her to ask Rob Thomas during their live teleseminar on June 16th.

Rob Thomas knows legal project management inside and out. He is the architect of Serengeti’s online matter management/e-billing system, a system that has become the most widely used and highest rated legal platform in the world. It is currently being used by more than 100,000 legal professionals in 180 countries to efficiently track legal spending, documents, budgets, progress, and results.

More than a technology expert, Rob is also a lawyer who before joining Serengeti had more than twenty years of diverse experiences as a practicing attorney. He worked on complex litigation and corporate finance transactions for the largest commercial law firm in Seattle. He served as managing partner of the firm, and coordinated national projects involving teams of both in-house and outside counsel.

Rob is also the author of Serengeti’s Outside Counsel Survey – a project that is done in conjunction with the Association of Corporate Counsel and provides an inside look at the latest trends in-house professionals use for managing work with their outside counsel.

What this means for business owners and entrepreneurs is that you’ll get a rare peek under the hood of how lawyers manage their own and you’ll develop more confidence about what you too can ask for when negotiating with firms to keep your legal costs under control too.

Register today at askthenononsenselawyer.com.

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