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 #67: Stefen Deleveaux-Using Advocacy, Education and Collaboration to Create Generational Wealth on the Blockchain Tech Intersect™ with Tonya M. Evans

In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Stefen Deleveaux to the show. Stefen is a Bahamian economist and an authority on blockchain and fintech in the Caribbean. He is President/CEO of the Caribbean Blockchain Alliance (CBA), which is a regional NGO formed to advocate for blockchain technology and to foster its adoption through awareness and education. CBA is supported by major Caribbean blockchain companies. Stefen has led the blockchain education of software developers and has facilitated various hackathons. He continues to push to build cohorts of blockchain developers in the region. Stefen has worked in multi-lateral financial institutions and in grantmaking foundations. He is also a co-founder of the Shift the Culture startup advocacy group, and the Arrowlynk Ventures business incubator, both based in The Bahamas. We talk about the friction-laden traditional worlds of finance and art are vulnerable to distributed ledger tech and decentralized applications and why this creates opportunities for the black community in the Caribbean and throughout the Diaspora to upend systemic discrimination and truly create generational wealth. Stefen shares a lot of wisdom so get ready to take notes and then take action.SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Got goals? Want to get ahead of the competition? There’s a more cost effective and time-efficient way to reach your leading-edge goals to upskill and earn. What’s needed to create generational wealth in this fast-paced, tech-driven economy? New skills, credentials, and an advantage. We can help!  Advantage Evans Academy empowers people like you – life-long learners who may have been locked out of profitable verticals like tech and finance – to take control of your financial future to take full in the new digital cash economy…safely, legally and confidently so you stay ahead of the curve. Our friendly instructors, helpful mentors and collegial student cohorts are all here to help you succeed in the virtual classroom and beyond.  Join one of our on-demand courses–or subscribe to several–as you prepare for the future or money and work; with courses like NFT Law Guide or From Cash to Crypto. Visit AdvantageEvans.com to register for a free masterclass today.   Guest:Web: cbahub.org Twitter: @stefdelev 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)
  1. Tech Intersect #67: Stefen Deleveaux-Using Advocacy, Education and Collaboration to Create Generational Wealth on the Blockchain
  2. Tech Intersect #66: Charles "CJ the Smart Guy" Kelly-Crunching the Numbers for Tax Time with a Crypto CPA
  3. Tech Intersect #65: Fred Brandon-Crypto Kids Camp & Embracing a Digital Future
  4. Tech Intersect #64: Andre Oshea-G.R.O.W.ing your NFT Art Business on the Blockchain
  5. Tech Intersect #63:ONE/OFF-NFTs & Liberating Black Arts + Culture on the Blockchain

Next stop, SXSW and SXSW EDU 2020 … but only if you VOTE UP my Panel Proposals!

You have the power to get my South by Southwest® (SXSW®) panel proposals approved for SXSW 2020 and SXSW EDU 2020. Please, please click on each of the links below to vote, AND be sure to share with your networks so they can do the same. Voting ends on August 23rd.

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Dean Evans delivers Blockchain for Law Professors Webinar for AALS Summer Series

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Tonya-SXSW-49190This session, Educating Law Professors about Blockchain, is intended to introduce you to the technology and terminology and to highlight some prominent and promising use cases in education, generally, and legal education in particular. And also, at a more fundamental level, to encourage you to consider the vital and essential role of technology in the classroom and curricula at every level of education.

There are two basic ways that we, as educators, must be prepared for this latest technological wave of innovation. The first is to educate ourselves so that we can empower our students. The second is to understand how the technology is poised to disrupt, disintermediate and transform the education industry in some really exciting ways.

About the AALS Webinar: What Professors Need to Know About Blockchain