The Coronavirus Pandemic Has Irrevocably Changed the Practice of Law

The Coronavirus pandemic has launched a worldwide, mass experiment in the practice of law by remote means. Thousands of lawyers are working remotely for the first time, looking for platforms for depositions by video conference, scheduling video mediations, and much more.

We are engaged in a massive test to determine what works and what doesn’t. We will probably decide — or our clients will decide for us — that many of the in-person practices of the past are not essential.
Some lawyers will fail to adjust. But don’t be afraid. Buckle down and learn what you need to learn to adjust to the new normal.
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Take The Risk: You Can’t Afford Not To!

Readers of this blog know that one reason I write it is that I am deeply interested in the legal profession: its past, its future and its role in our society. So I keep reading — and more recently listening Read More …