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Jul 09
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May 01

How to Nail a Speaker Slot

In advance of his headline speaking slot at Legal Geek North America Conference, Mark Cohen talks with Legal Geek about the evolution of his public speaking skills and what it takes to land a speaker slot.
Mar 11

New International Teaching Engagements

IE Law School (Spain)—Visiting Professor teaching three Master Classes  College of Law (Australia)— Faculty Fellow, & Program Board, Master of Legal Business Program
Mar 11
Jul 27

Minding Law’s Digital Gap: It’s Real; It’s Big; And It Matters

The legal industry has a digital gap separating it from business and its customers. This is a high-stakes challenge exacerbated by the legal ecosystem’s widespread failure to recognize, much less address it. Business is adversely affected by a digitally laggard legal function. That’s why the C-Suite and corporate Boards expect... read more →
Jun 28
May 25
Legal Mosaic

Law Is A Team Sport In The Digital Age

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” -Andrew Carnegie The legal profession’s “lawyer and non-lawyer’” mindset is alive, if not well. A recent Bloomberg Law article... read more →
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Portrait Of The Customer-Centric Legal Function

Digital transformation is all about customers. It is a paradigm-shifting, holistic journey companies embark upon to capture, retain, and leverage them as corporate assets. Customer-centricity is its North Star, and brand loyalty its prize. An enhanced, constantly improving, end-to-end customer experience is the means of achieving and sustaining brand loyalty... read more →
Feb 09

How Does The Legal Function Demonstrate Value To Business?

The first of  this two-part series examines why the legal function has difficulty proving their value to business. This segment proffers how it can make its case. Lawyers are the legal function’s greatest obstacle to demonstrating business value. Most are intelligent, focused, industrious, analytical, and goal-oriented—desirable workforce traits. So where’s... read more →
Jan 19

Why Can’t The Legal Function Prove Its Value?

The first of this two-part article explores why the legal function has difficulty proving its worth to business. The second segment will proffer how it can make its case. Law is about persuasion. Trial work requires knowing your audience, producing evidence, meeting the burden of proof, and demonstrating entitlement to... read more →
Dec 21

A Post-Pandemic Survival Kit For The Legal Industry

Recent announcements of promising vaccines offer hope to a world weary of pandemic-induced misery. Inoculation may curb Covid-19 but not its extreme acceleration of meta-trends transforming how we live and work. Ferris Bueller famously said, “life moves pretty fast.” That was in 1986; what would he say now?  The end... read more →
Dec 01

Law Is Not Ready For Amazon. Is Amazon Ready For Law?

Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos was thinking big from the start. He named the company Amazon because “it’s not only the largest river in the world, it's many times larger than the next biggest river. It blows all other rivers away." Amazon has become the corporate conquistador. Its acute customer-centricity,... read more →