Lawyers, Law Firms, and Delegation

Lawyers, Law Firms, and Delegation

Learn what delegation is and what it’s not, and why skillful delegation is so much more important for law firms than for any other business.


Welcome to Delegation by Design, lesson one: Lawyers, Law Firms, and Delegation!

I. Delegation and Its Importance to the Business of Law

Delegation is, at its simplest, all about getting work done through others. Because delegation frees up senior people to do higher-value work, very few businesses can operate successfully without it. But in law firms, delegation is different. It’s not just advisable – it’s essential to the practice and the business of law. In fact, delegation plays such a...