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David Wilkins on Mega Trends for Legal Profession (Session Report, Georgetown Law Conf)

I am attending Law Firm Evolution: Brave New World or Business As Usual? at the Georgetown Center for the Study of the Legal Profession. Here is my session report on the concluding remarks by David B. Wilkins, Lester Kissel Professor of Law and Director, Program on the Legal Professio

Business Models: Strategy and Governance (Session Report, Georgetown Law Conf)

I am attending Law Firm Evolution: Brave New World or Business As Usual? at the Georgetown Center for the Study of the Legal Profession. Here is my session report for “Business Models: Strategy and Governance.”   Presentations: Business Models in Legal Practice: Towar

Creative Destruction and Innovation (session report, Georgetown Law)

I am attending Law Firm Evolution: Brave New World or Business As Usual? at the Georgetown Center for the Study of the Legal Profession. Here is my session report for the session “Creative Destruction and Innovation.”   First, however, the panelists: Presentations: Co

Emerging Relationships Between Law Firms and Clients (Tweeted Conference Report)

On Sunday evening, 21 March 2010, I attended the first panel of Law Firm Evolution: Brave New World or Business As Usual? at the Georgetown Center for the Study of the Legal Profession. Reproduced here are my live Tweets from “Emerging Relationships Between Law Firms and Clients

Eversheds: "the revolution has now arrived"

Last week the Times Online published Eversheds report looks at how ‘perfect storm’ will affect the legal profession (18 Mar 2010), which provided an advance look at “Law firm of the 21st century – The clients: revolution – An Eversheds report on the post-

Coupon Offer: 20% off BigLaw Fee

Just clip this coupon to save big dollars. Has the corporate legal market come to offering clients coupons?  Not quite but read on. That Eversheds mulls shares for fees as firms step up alternative billing (Legal Week, 18 March 2010) is not such big news. As the article notes, we

Recent Takes on the New Normal for BigLaw

Some recent commentary suggests that the economic crisis has caused a lasting change in the legal market.  For a time, I feared the crisis had been wasted, that BigLaw would not change. I see and hear comments from more and more directions that the new normal not only will be but

ILTA Conducting Legal Knowledge Management Survey – Please Participate

The International Legal Technology Association’s Knowledge Management Peer Group is conducting its biennial knowledge management survey to probe the trends, hot topics and development of KM in the legal industry.  Survey results will be published in the KM White Paper, sche

Hildebrandt / Citi Report: Tough Times Persist for Big Law

The 2010 Hildebrandt Client Advisory paints a grim picture for Big Law.  The report, prepared jointly by Hildebrandt and Citi Private Bank, notes that “While the year ended with some hopeful signs, we enter 2010 with little prospect of a robust recovery and with mounting ev