Apr 25, 2019
Lawyers are under a lot of pressure and don't necessarily take comfortably to rapid technology changes, big data or process development.
Clients are demanding greater responsiveness at lower costs and may more readily send work to offshore, automated or online providers.
The successful lawyers will be leaders and problem-solvers. Unnecessary conflicts are out; civility, professionalism and especially personality are more important than ever.
Way back when, lawyers became subject matter experts and were on the top of their game for many years. Today change is occurring at an exponential rate, information is available 24/7 to anyone with a connection to the internet, and clients are demanding frequent if not daily updates.
To be successful in this tech-driven world, lawyers need to focus on developing, learning (or re-learning) a mindset that gaining perspective over knowledge...