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Remaking Law Firms: Why and How

The traditional law-firm business model has delivered technically excellent service at seemingly whatever cost. But the times have changed, with the global financial crisis only accelerating the price-down pressures, commoditization, and client demand for efficient, business-relevant services. To respond, law firms will have to go beyond cutting costs while preserving the general way they win… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Finances, Firm Management, Future of law, Topics

Secrets To Marketing & Automating Your Law Practice

By David M. Bitton. Published 2018 In this definitive guide to starting, marketing and growing your law firm, you’ll receive key insights from leading experts in the legal industry today. Inside you’ll discover 11 steps to launch a successful law firm, how to get website leads on autopilot, online advertising secrets from the pros, how… Read More »

Categories: Book, Content Type, Firm Management, Future of law, Legal Technology, Marketing, Topics

Will disruptions make us better?

Disruption isn’t new – it just feels that way. The wheel, the printing press, even electronic land registration were disruptions to the status quo. What’s different this time? The relentless pace and the wide breadth of transformation. As we have all observed, change is constant and is taking place in all areas of our professional… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Editorials, Future of law, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, Topics

Perspectives on the future of law – How the profession should respond to major disruptions

The legal profession is in the midst of significant change, and is headed into a period where there will be even greater change. These changes are driven by disruptions that alter the very nature of how traditional legal services have been performed and provided to clients for decades. These disruptions include: access to justice client… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Features, Future of law, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, Legal Careers, Topics

Artificial intelligence: What is AI and will it really replace lawyers?

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If you scanned social media or the headlines in many online or print-based newspapers or magazines published in 2017, you were pretty much guaranteed to see posts and articles on artificial intelligence (AI). Most of these articles suggest that AI is in the process of fundamentally changing our lives at work, home and play. And… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Features, Future of law, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, Legal Technology, Topics

Thinking of virtual GC work? Understand your coverage needs

Thinking of virtual GC work?

Outsourcing services that fall outside a company’s core expertise (consider for example executive recruiting or IT services) allows the company to access expert work product on an as-needed basis. Outsourcing means not having to pay a full-time salary to an expert who is needed less than full-time, and not having to pay the full cost… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Errors & Omissions, Future of law, LAWPRO policy, Topics

Ideas for rethinking your law practice

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The changes facing the legal professional may seem daunting, but all lawyers can rise to these challenges and embrace the opportunities they present. There are many ways to respond, some are quite small and easy, and others require a significant investment of time and money. Some can be done by individual lawyers, and others require… Read More »

Categories: 2018 February Top Legal Disruptions, Articles, Content Type, Firm Management, Future of law, LAWPRO Magazine, Legal Technology, Topics

The future of law: Why the real estate lawyer is the quarterback of the real estate deal

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On June 22, 2016, surrounded by family and colleagues, Kathleen Waters was honoured with the 2016 Ontario Bar Association’s Award of Excellence in Real Estate. Her remarks included comments on the lawyer as quarterback and advice on moving successfully into the digital future. “I’m a passionate believer in the role of the lawyer as defender… Read More »

Categories: 2017 February Neuroscience, Future of law, Insurance Business, LAWPRO Magazine, LAWPRO Magazine Article Type, Real Estate

Artificial intelligence and the “self-driving” lawyer

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We all look forward to the day when we can jump in a vehicle that will drive itself to our desired destination. And while self-driving vehicles have been in our imaginations for many decades, vehicles from Tesla and others with driving-assistance technology suggest fully autonomous self-driving cars will be a reality in the not too… Read More »

Categories: 2017 Student Issue No 5, Articles, Features, Future of law

Artificial intelligence and the “self-driving” lawyer

woman standing on robot head

We all look forward to the day when we can jump in a vehicle that will drive itself to our desired destination. And while self-driving vehicles have been in our imaginations for many decades, vehicles from Tesla and others with driving-assistance technology suggest fully autonomous self-driving cars will be a reality in the not too… Read More »

Categories: 2016 September A2J, Articles, Features, Future of law, Legal Technology
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