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!

Read the full transcript and listen to the original podcast with Dean Tonya M. Evans here.


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Tech Intersect #98: Anthony Ware-Mental Health and Wealth Strategies of Success in Crypto Tech Intersect™ with Tonya M. Evans

In this episode, I welcome back to the show Anthony Ware, a Mental Wealth Strategist and Principal at AWare Catalysts. He is also the lead researcher, author, and publisher of The Founder Mental Wealth Report. During his 10+ years as a serial entrepreneur, Anthony has successfully launched 5 companies. His mission is to help underestimated entrepreneurs and professionals overcome imposter syndrome, burnout, and other challenges that create mental health deficits, so that they build mental wealth, trust themselves, and make better decisions for their lives and businesses. We explore Anthony’s lessons learned during his awesome adventure in and through his epic crypto, defi and NFT journey. He’s an Advantage Evans Academy alums and club member and he’s agreed to help newcomers figure out how to sort fact from fiction and why now is the perfect time to learn and to earn. If you’re crypto curious but confused or scared of the scams and want to know how to get in and win safely, then this episode is for you.  SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY  Are you ready for your advantage?  With Bitcoin and Ethereum leading the way, the cryptocurrency market is booming. And growing. With over 16,000+ different types of crypto (and counting), crypto is a fast-paced, fast moving emerging asset class. Find out what banks, governments, and companies like Paypal don’t want you to know about owning crypto and holding it in your own wallet or self-guided crypto IRA. Bottom line? It’s a wave. And you deserve this opportunity to ride it all the way to financial freedom that leads to economic empowerment and generational wealth. Learn while you earn. Safely. Legally. Confidently. transform your relationship with moneygenerate wealth in the new digital cash economycreate digital ownership streams that lead to generational wealthvet, buy, store, trade, earn, and sell cryptocurrenciesengage in “defi” to lend and leverage your cryptocreate, buy and trade creative and collectible NFTsMembership includes: Monthly live masterclassesLive Q&A with our expertsActive learning milestonesHeadlines and hot topicsReplay libraryResources Bank (a $500 value)Preferred access to invite-only eventsPreferred pricing for courses and eventsDiscounted 1:1 sessions (regularly $1,000)Join now at advantageevans.com/special. Guest Contact:Twitter: TheAnthonyWareWeb: FounderMentalWealth.comShow Contact:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect | Instagram @TechIntersect Web: Tech Intersect Podcast  Connect for exclusive content: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyP  Rapternal Music (Regulate and The Rabbit Hole) by Notty Productions is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.Produced by Tonya M. Evans for FYOS Entertainment, LLC, and Stephanie Renee for Soul Sanctuary, Inc. Support the show (https://tinyurl.com/techintersectvip)
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Copyright & Licensing Job Opps: Have One? Need One?

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Professor Evans Moderates Cutting-Edge Panel on Innovation in Teaching & Practice

Professor Tonya Evans (Widener University School of Law – Harrisburg, PA) will serve as panel moderator of the Technological Innovation in Practice and Education at the 2012 Association of American Law Schools annual meeting. This panel will expose the audience to the technological realities of modern practice, and generate discussion about how the academy might respond in our teaching and scholarship to address advances in technology.

The discussion will include an update by Professor Andrew Perelmen about the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20’s work on lawyer regulation and technology, as well as insights from Stephanie Kimbro, a legal practitioner who conducts her entire law practice virtually and Professor Paula Schaefer who has designed an innovative e-discovery course.

More information about the panelists >> Ms. Stephanie Kimbro, Kimbro Legal Services, Andrew M. Perlman, Suffolk University Law School and Paula Schaefer, University of Tennessee College of Law.