Why Lawyers Are Still Waiting for the Future

, The American Lawyer


Six years after Lehman Brothers died, technology-driven changes in the market are slow to arrive.

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Originally appeared in print as Still Waiting for the Future

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    Talk about the biggest of the BigLaw. How does DLAPiper translate into legal services without the overhead, leverage and teams of lawyers?

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    The link to the slides was not activated in the online (free, 5-story version). Can you help me get a copy of the slides? Thanks.

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    What‘s needed is people from outside law, world is moving fast -all professions will eventually be revised, it is not a matter of choice, nor impatience.

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    The reason why they are still waiting is because technology is as much as a thread than an opportunity. The ones benefiting will be the business owners, others will get laid off. As for the pace of progress, no need to comment. As for the impatience: "sin prisas pero sin pausas", I won‘t personally encourage anyone else to rush, just try to get there first myself.

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