What the Reaction to the Term 'Nonlawyer' Says About Law Firm Caste Systems Gina Passarella, The Am Law Daily August 25, 2017 | 3 Comments share share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. reprints The legal marketing community took issue with The American Lawyer's use of "nonlawyer" in a story. Here's why. This premium content is reserved for American Lawyer subscribers. Continue reading by getting started with a subscription. Subscribe Now for Unlimited Access Already a subscriber? Log in now VIEW COMMENTS ( 3 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Sign In Terms & Conditions Jason Aug 30, 2017 ...from the pages of the Onion. Kimberly Rice, KLA Marketing Assoc. Aug 28, 2017 Great point, Gina. And, thanks, Heather, for your helpful insights. As a business/legal marketing professional who served numerous managing committees for nearly 20 years, I can attest that, yes, the term "non-lawyer" is very much still in play with its stigmatizing implication. In my experience, having a JD is antithetical to being a prosperous business owner as the principles taught in law school (developing action based upon precedent) are opposite to being a market leader. Now, my clients (forward-looking law firms) recognize the value my business development advisory firm and decades of experience brings, and actually acts upon our recommendations. In all these concepts, it‘s a mindset. Until the "lawyer" mindset shifts, nothing changes. meeltruuper Aug 28, 2017 If you want to learn how to trade and succeed from it, just search the website Superior Trading System they can help you to be a successful and profitable trader. Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202796509373 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.