All in the future of law is now
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
As lawyers, we read a lot about the disintegration (or, evolution) of the traditional law firm model: here, here, here, and here are some examples. There’s more (a lot more), but you get the point.
Or, you may read about law firms developing incubators so resources can be devoted to thought-leading and disruptive applications, without overburdening or distracting fee earners from revenue-generating activities: a collaborative approach here; a European approach here; and a directory of American approaches here. What does that have to do with Lady Liberty?
From headstands to French macarons, Kelley Gondring personifies the human lawyer experience. Kelley lives her life working relentlessly to defend the rights of the accused or preserve the future connectivity of broken families. She also lives her life as a wife, a mother, a runner, and a cycler. She makes intentional choices that allow her to live life her own way. Kelley’s story highlights the path to goal achievement through intentionality. Read Kelley’s story, in her words.
10 Takeaways from the Collaborative Law Training Continuing Legal Education Seminar and the 2019 NCBA Annual Meeting.
Author of The Introverted Lawyer and Untangling Fear in Lawyering, Heidi K. Brown is the change we want to see in the legal profession. Heidi’s passion for challenging the perceived status quo for lawyers, and her courage to talk about the “unpretty” makes the legal world a better place. Here’s Heidi’s story, in her words.
Yev Muchnik finds ways to “YES.” In a profession oft-characterized as quick to “NO,” or averse to risk, Yev presses forward. Always. From a BigLaw corporate attorney, to a blockchain legal tech thought leader and entrepreneur, Yev inspires and innovates. Read Yev’s story, in her words.