Strategic Practice Management Advice
for Law Firms

We're Different: Our president, Jack Bostelman, has over 20 years of experience practicing law and exercising management responsibilities as a partner at an AmLaw 20 New York law firm. Click here to learn other reasons we're different.

We Help Lawyers Work Smarter

We advise law firms on improving efficiency, increasing profits and reducing risk through top-down strategic practice management efforts, focusing on knowledge strategy. Improving the delivery of legal services is about how lawyers work together and what makes them tick.

Our solutions can pay for themselves. Consider these law firm problems and our proposed solutions.

Blog Highlights

Click here to review highlights from my blog posts that illustrate how to improve efficiency and quality in the delivery of legal services. Greater efficiency leads to increased revenues and profits per partner, even using an hourly billing model.

See the sidebar for links to the most recent posts. Click here for my main blog page that lists the most recent posts, as well as all past posts.

We Address Today's Hot Topics

We address the concerns of managing partners:

  • Re-engineering the delivery of legal services
  • Alternative fee arrangements
  • Legal project management

Our solutions support the workflow and information needs on which those changes depend.

We Listen to All Firm Interest Groups

We craft our solutions to address the big-picture interests of firm management, as well as to satisfy the needs of practicing lawyers relying on those solutions.

Our Practice Management Services Are Broad

Our services encompass all aspects of the way a firm's lawyers transfer and share knowledge, at the individual, the practice group and firm levels. Examples include the conduct of practice group meetings for greatest effectiveness, optimal approaches to training and mentoring, efficient matter management, successful work product sharing and retrieval, effective knowledge base systems and productive approaches to collaboration.

What is knowledge strategy? Click here

About Us

KM/JD Consulting LLC renders impartial practice management advice to law firms on improving efficiency, increasing profits and reducing risk, emphasizing knowledge strategy.

Jack Bostelman, President

Before founding KM/JD Consulting LLC, Jack practiced law in New York for 30 years as a partner of pre-eminent AmLaw 20 firm Sullivan & Cromwell.

Visit My Blog - Connecting the Dots

How a practice management technique called knowledge strategy can help law firm leaders achieve strategic goals – ideas from a former AmLaw 20 senior partner.