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Dec 30

Holiday Wish List For The Legal Industry

The Stones intoned, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” That’s certainly true for the legal industry.  Here’s my holiday wish list for its key stakeholders. 1.  Law Schools: ·     Align with the marketplace ·     Cut cost ·     Prepare students for the profession/industry as it is, not as it was. This requires practice skills... read more →
Dec 30
Dec 22

Legal Leader in Tech Interview

How can legal technology make legal services more relevant to consumers and what’s holding the legal sector back? We speak to Mark A. Cohen, CEO and Founder of Legal Mosaic, global thought leader on legal technology and regular contributor to Forbes. Read the full article
Dec 18
Dec 03

Law in the Age of the Customer

This is the age of the customer. The asymmetrical advantage that sellers long held over buyers is gone. Consumers have access to market information and choice that has transformed the buy-sell dynamic. Social media provides them with a reference source and a voice. The balance of power has shifted from... read more →
Nov 03

Are We There Yet? Reconciling The Hype And Reality Of Legal Transformation.

Transformation is a staple in legal industry articles, conferences and parlance. What is it, and what is the gauge for law’s progress? Short answer: transformation is an omnibus term to describe powerful macro socio-economic forces impacting all industries. Those same drivers—notably digital transformation—are reshaping the legal buy-sell dynamic. Legal delivery is being reimagined... read more →
Oct 11

Big Money Is Betting On Legal Industry Transformation

If “Money makes the world go ‘round,” then the legal world is spinning as never before. Law has been big business for decades, but only recently has significant venture capital, private equity, and entrepreneur money been pumped into the legal sector. Last year saw an eye-popping 718% increase in legal industry investment,... read more →
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Aug 26

Are Law Firms Sustainable? It’s The Model That Matters

Law firm sustainability—and more specifically, the future of the partnership model-- is a hotly debated topic. Some pundits suggest partnership firms are dinosaurs on the brink of extinction. They point to a Darwinian marketplace with peripatetic rainmakers; migration of work in-house and to other provider sources; competition from the Big Four and other formidable... read more →