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How Will Legal Education And Training Keep Pace With Change?

Forbes: “Dell Technologies authored a report by 20 tech, business and academic experts projecting 85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be invented. Dell issued a statement that “The pace of change will be so rapid that people will learn ‘in the moment’ using new technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. The ability to gain new knowledge will be more valuable than the knowledge itself.”  Many lawyers might think this does not apply to them, but think again. Deloitte released a 2016 report on the legal industry predicting “profound reforms” over the next decade. Several factors were cited including: automation, the rise of millennials in the workplace, and changing client demands. Deloitte projected a 39% loss of legal sector jobs.  That will be offset by new positions in data analytics, legal technology architecting and design, risk mitigation, and other yet-to-be-identified fields. Consider that Deloitte has the world’s largest market share of legal services. The “profound reforms” are already underway…”

Report – Almost half of US cellphone calls will be scams by next year

Cision Newswire: “First Orion, a leading provider of phone call and data transparency solutions, today announced their inaugural 2018 Scam Call Trends and Projections Report, detailing the need for new, adaptive technologies to combat the exponential increase in scam calls. First Orion powers call protection solutions to tens of millions of mobile subscribers in the… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Exploring the global LegalTech ecosystem

Via LLRX.com – Exploring the global LegalTech ecosystem: Fueled by a combination of mushrooming LegalTech startups, an increasing interest from corporate legal departments, law firms looking into LegalTech strategies and most importantly, the legal media, LegalTech has come in the legal industry’s mainstream consciousness. Headline grabbing articles like “Machines are going to replace lawyers” or… Continue Reading

Amazon global headquarters competition yields huge cache of economic data

Axios: “When Amazon invited cities to compete for its second global headquarters a year ago today, it got reams of data from the 238 entrants — enough to learn details of the cities’ future plans that a lot of their residents don’t even know about, Axios’ Erica Pandey reports. Why it matters: The information effectively… Continue Reading

This Colorful New Font Is Made Entirely of Brand Logos

This Colorful New Font Is Made Entirely of Brand Logos – The typeface of choice for the late-stage capitalist: “Creatives at digital agency Hello Velocity have developed Brand New Roman, a font comprised of 76 corporate brand logos. The Idiocracy-style project is partly parody, but you can actually download the font and use it—and artists… Continue Reading

The Art and Science of Lawyering: Law 3.0

Law Technology Today: “..Law 3.0 means using technology and business processes effectively in order to run a scalable and efficient law department or firm. Legal organizations have a well-deserved reputation for using technology and implementing business processes ineffectively at scale. Why? It’s not because lawyers are technologically inept or indifferent to the science of their… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Banks should brace for impact: The Big Techs are coming!

Via LLRX – Banks should brace for impact: The Big Techs are coming! – Data, BI & Analytics expert Siraj Patel discusses the global financial services and products industry in the context of the urgency for existing business models to adapt and innovate in this time of disintermediation, product un-bundling and marketplaces that offer customer… Continue Reading

You’re a Lawyer, but Can You Run a Law Firm?

Bloomberg Law: “The legal-education model of reading countless cases is evolving as law schools add courses in marketing, technology, and problem-solving to equip students for today’s competitive legal climate. “You have to be an entrepreneur. It’s not enough to be a lawyer,” L.A. attorney Sean Bigley told Bloomberg Law. “My law school gave me an… Continue Reading

Click Americana – Memories and Memorabilia

“More than three thousand articles deep, ClickAmericana can best be described as a labor of love — one person’s drive to allow others to revisit half-forgotten recollections of days gone past. But it’s also a bid to honor those who created American history — from the architects to the artists, photographers and pop culture icons,… Continue Reading

Those Partisan Agencies Spent the Most on Google Ads

Statista: “In an effort to increase transparency, Google disclosed American political groups’ expenses in advertising on its platform in the current election cycle. As our chart shows, organizations affiliated with both parties spend huge amounts of money to advertise their policies. Within the top 10 one can find six organizations with a direct link or… Continue Reading

LegalTech By The Numbers: In-House Lawyers Share Wants, Needs And Pain Points

Above the Law: “Since Xakia launched the Legal Operations Health Check, in-house counsel on five continents have completed the online assessment. Two months later, their responses provide a quantitative look at the real state of legal operations in departments of all sizes. When it comes to technology, there are clear desires and stressors – and a… Continue Reading

Three Technologies Transforming the Legal Field

Law Technology Today: “Is your staff using analytics, blockchain and OCR yet? Corporations are ever-focused on their legal spend and demand more value from their outside counsel. Further disrupting the legal field are alternative legal service providers fueling the competitive landscape to become more crowded and innovative. As a result, Thomson Reuters’ 2018 Report on… Continue Reading