Attorney Achieves Legal Lean Sigma White BeltDownload
Robert J. Simmons is a Legal Lean Sigma White Belt. This certification marries concepts from Toyota’s Lean philosophy with Motorola’s Six Sigma model to better manage process improvement (PI) and project management (PM) in the legal industry. PI helps determine the best way to carry out certain work to achieve efficiency, excellent quality of work and service, high probability of successful outcomes and predictability. PM ensures best process application to deliver high quality work, on time and under budget. While PI and PM have bean the realm of manufacturing, the principles taught by Legal Lean Sigma apply to the legal profession. From straightforward processes related to initial pleadings to large scale document review projects, Legal Lean Sigma can improve efficiency, reduce errors, and lead to better client outcomes. Rob can leverage the high level concepts and strategies of Lean and Six Sigma to various legal processes and projects.