Legal Project Management Software Landscape
Large Firm Track (Introductory)
Thursday, April 4, 2013, 4:00pm-5:00pm

Using Project Management has become a mechanism for containing costs and delivering quality services to clients. This program illuminates policies, tools, and methodologies of project management. Learn how inside counsel, law firms, and outside litigation support teams across the country manage costs while achieving quality in the delivery of legal services.


Monte C. Malone

Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., Dallas, TX

Monte C. Malone is the Chief of Practice Management for Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. He has an MBA in finance and over 22 years of experience in law firm management and administration. Monte is responsible for all areas of pricing and legal project management for the firm. This includes working with all firm practice groups in the development of alternative fee arrangements for clients, the management of these arrangements and monitoring for their profitability. He can be contacted at

Scott Preston

ERM Legal Solutions, Nashville, TN

Scott Preston has more than twenty years of senior management experience in legal technology managing the areas of IT, Litigation Support, Records and Conflicts. A creative thinker who is often found thinking outside the box, Scott is known for his passion for technology and for motivating others by having a hands-on fun approach. Currently, Scott is with ERM Legal Solutions helping to deliver a next generation legal project management system to law firms.

Reid Trautz

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Washington, DC

Reid Trautz is a lawyer serving as the Director of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s Practice and Professionalism Center, where he provides ethics guidance and management advisory services to lawyers to help them improve their businesses and the delivery of legal services to their clients. Reid is a nationally recognized advisor, author and presenter on practice issues, including launching a law practice, business process improvement, law practice technology, and legal ethics. He is co-author of The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Success: Essential Tips to Power Your Practice, published by the ABA, and is a frequent contributor to legal publications nationwide. He is also publisher of the legal blog, ReidMyBlog.