Will legal ed and the practice of law pivot to meet the #neweconomy & #futureofwork?

“Lawyers aren’t going away. But the way we work is changing.”

Today’s client and, more importantly tomorrow’s client, demands that lawyers keep pace with the #futureofwork in the #neweconomy. Here’s where I think we are and where we HAVE to go.

How do you foresee this directly impacting the legal industry?

Asked by interviewer Adam Keirstead

Dean Evans

Well, there’s a really interesting move in the legal industry to prepare lawyers to have conversations with technologists in the IT department and those who are coding to leverage the existing master contracts that we have in order to figure out ways that we can automate certain functions.

Essentially, there are master agreements underneath that lawyers do, and there’s coding the coders and IT specialists do. They need to be able to talk to each other. This is an area that’s ripe for innovation on the law side.

Lawyers won’t go away, but the way that lawyers are interacting with business people, and in terms of our advice and how we work with them is going to certainly change!

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Tech Intersect #159: Kasheef Wyzard on Making Tech Opportunities Accessible to People of Color Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans

The tech industry is fast-paced and constantly changing. One of the emerging changes is that tech companies are looking to hire a more diverse set of talent. But in a world where training and educational opportunities are still limited for people of color, how do we make these opportunities more accessible? Today, Kasheef Wyzard is here to tell us about Dream.org and its mission to connect people of color with opportunities in the tech field. This week, episode 159 of the Tech Intersect™ Podcast is about making tech opportunities accessible to people of color!POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Fast-track your journey from cash to crypto with the Digital Money DEMYSTIFIED Quick Start Bundle now at DigitalMoneyDemystified.com. The bundle includes the Future of Wealth FUNdamentals Mini Online Mini Course, From Cash to Crypto™️FastTrack Toolkit and a special info-rich BONUS Resource Bank. Visit DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and get started today.Kasheef Wyzard is the National Director of Dream.Org. As a first-generation American born to parents of Caribbean descent, Kasheef attributes the alignment of his career and purpose to interventions and exposure to educational resources far outside of the community that raised him. With such a dichotomy between the two worlds he grew to know, an unshakeable commitment to be on the frontline of change was born. Some of the talking points Kasheef and I go over in this episode include:How access is linked to opportunities in tech.Kasheef’s work with Fortune 500 companies to diversify their talent base.Getting into opportunities while the tides are low versus when the tides are rising.How Dream.org prepares people to rescale, upskill, and pivot their careers.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! And don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH KASHEEF WYZARD:LinkedInDream.orgTwitterCONNECT WITH DR. TONYA M. EVANS:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: https://advantageevans.activehosted.com/f/6 Regulate & The Rabbit Hole by Notty Prod licensed via Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Produced by Tonya M. Evans for Advantage Evans, LLC
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