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 #39: Stephanie Morillo Episode Spotlight-How to Go from Developing Software to Building Your Brand) Tech Intersect™ with Tonya M. Evans

In this episode of Tech Intersect, I selected former guest Stephanie Morillo (Episode 5), for a Episode Spotlight because she’s doing some amazing things that I want you all to know about. Stephanie is a content strategist and technical program manager. When I interviewed her, she was just about to release her first book. Now she has two! Stephanie is the author of the books The Developer’s Guide to Content Creation and The Developer’s Guide to Book Publishing and she also offers content strategy coaching for developer advocates through her DevRel CMS program. She helps developer advocates to tackle content planning, reporting, and other operational aspects of your work so you can focus on doing your job: helping other developers. She offers custom one-on-one coaching and an extensive content library. She’s amazing and she has a great twitter timeline so definitely follow her and tell her I sent you. I’ve been watching her add so much value and I know you’ll enjoy this episode. Lots of wisdom. Enjoy!SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMYThere’s a more cost effective and time-efficient way to reach your leading-edge learning and earning goals, to put you ahead of the stiff competition to create opportunity and generational wealth in this fast-paced, tech-driven economy. You need skills. Credentials. An advantage. And I can help! I empower underestimated life-long learners traditionally locked out of tech and finance to take control of their financial futures and participate in the new digital cash economy safely, legally and confidently in a welcoming space so they can stay ahead of the curve and create autonomy, opportunity and generational wealth in the fast-paced, tech-driven world.Ready for your advantage? Learn more about From Cash to Crypto™ at AdvantageEvans.com. Guest social assets:stephaniemorillo.co/linksTwitter: radiomorilloContact:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect Instagram @TechIntersect Web: http://www.TechIntersectPodcast.com  Let’s connect!: 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://techintersectpodcast.com/join/)
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Copyright & Licensing Job Opps: Have One? Need One?

As reported by CopyrightLaws.com:

JOBS WITH COPYRIGHT & LICENSING FUNCTIONS – Occasionally organizations with positions for lawyers and non-lawyers (e.g., librarians, editors) email Copyrightlaws.com with openings. These openings will now be available via Twitter @Copyrightlaws. Please keep sending those positions so we can share them with job seekers. Email contact@copyrightlaws.com.

Coping with Stress in Law School … You are not alone!

The following is an excellent article on coping with the stress of law school posted at Alex Ruskell’s Academic Support Blog. In the article he helps students 1) identify where the stress is coming from 2) identify the symptoms of stress and 3) provides tools to cope and warns of things you should avoid. The most important point is that you are not alone and there is help out there.

Click here to read the article: http://law.rwu.edu/blog/dealing-law-school-stress