New legal service technologies are premised on the prediction that significant change in the legal industry will be driven by consumers and small businesses, not by lawyers and law firms. It’s a hard notion with which to disagree.
While “tradition” is a gating factor in the ongoing transformation of the legal industry, in the post-Great Recession legal market of 2013, technology and changing values are rapidly disrupting traditional legal services. This is an exciting moment for legal innovators.
Dewey & LeBoeuf is the biggest AmLaw 200 firm to collapse, but its not the only one. Here are 10 other law firm failures that made news in their day.
The LexDigerati law blog (blawg) made this compilation of “Blogs of the AmLaw 100″ earlier this week.
A J.D. degree is not worth what it once was as the legal industry wrestles with unprecedented business changes.
Today we’re tweeting with @glennm, biglaw antitrust / telecom / technology litigator turned Web 2.0 legal guru.
Law is a “life of boring mendacity punctuated by brief moments of sheer terror.”
Psychological issues are part of the dark underbelly of the legal profession, in which suicide ranks second only to dentistry as a cause of professional death.
The official trade rag of the legal industry — a notorious technology backwater for decades — is publicizing the wonders of the Internet social networking phenomenon Twitter.
Like Captain Renault (Claude Raines) in Casablanca, I am truly shocked to learn that U.S. presidential candidates may have sexual dalliances and lie about them.