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  • The legal sandbox tipping point

    You’re familiar with regulatory sandboxes in law, right? If so, feel free to skip down a few paragraphs. If not, here’s how I described them in a recent podcast: A regulatory sandbox is essentially a safe space for innovation. Think of it as a closely monitored laboratory where experiments can be ca … Read more »

  • Radical roads to reform lawyer formation

    On April 27, I’ll be delivering the morning keynote address to The Future is Now: Legal Services, the annual conference of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. The topic of my presentation will be “Reinventing Professional Development for Lawyers of the Future,” and if that’s of … Read more »

  • Frugal innovation in lawyer formation

    More than a decade ago, in a post that captured the imagination of hardly anyone, I wrote about the need for “frugal innovation” in the legal services sector. Chief among the problems with the legal market, I said, is lawyers’ insistence on offering ever-more-elaborate services to ever-fewer people … Read more »

  • Lawyer competence in three dimensions

    Suppose that a person has obtained a law degree from a recognized and accredited law school. Suppose further that this person has successfully completed the bar admission process in their jurisdiction and has been admitted to practice by the relevant authority. Are you satisfied, all other things be … Read more »

  • Heading in a new direction

    It was February, and I was in Chicago. I was there to attend ABA TECHSHOW, for the first time in what felt like ages. And I was mostly hanging out in the trade show between sessions, meeting some Twitter friends in person for the first time and running into old friends who I’d first met […] The post … Read more »