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  • Law firm culture and the “war for talent”

    This is a moment of opportunity for law firms. As systems and technology transform the engines of legal services and a new legal economy emerges, firms have a rare chance to strengthen their competitive positions and grow their market share through innovation and investment for the future. A few fir … Read more »

  • Reflections from a parallel universe

    With the publication of Jack Newton‘s terrific new book The Client-Centered Law Firm: How to Succeed in an Experience-Driven World (glowingly reviewed by Bob Ambrogi at Above The Law), I thought I’d share with you an excerpt from the book’s foreword, which Jack graciously invited me to write. Then g … Read more »

  • What will lawyers do now?

    Modern Law Magazine in the UK asked me to submit an article for their January 2020 issue, which featured a host of luminaries discussing the near and mid-term future of the legal marketplace. You can find the current issue here, with my article (“What will lawyers do now?”) starting on page 7.  Belo … Read more »

  • Starting your legal career

    I received an email last week from a third-year student at a Canadian law school asking for advice. He’s set to graduate next spring, but like a growing number of other soon-to-be or recent law grads, he hasn’t been able to line up an articling position. (For those unfamiliar, articling is a one-yea … Read more »

  • The new legal economy

    For several years now, I’ve been talking about the concept of a “legal market.” When I first began using the term, it wasn’t in wide circulation — when discussing big-picture issues that affected everyone in the law, lawyers tended to talk about the “legal profession,” which neatly excluded everyone … Read more »