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 #176: Myth: Crypto is Too Complicated with Harold Hughes (Digital Money Demystified Series) Tech Intersect™ with Prof Tonya M. Evans

We are continuing our Digital Money Demystified series, where I’m being interviewed by leaders in the emerging digital economy. For episode 176, Harold Hughes and I discuss the myth that crypto is too complicated.  We don’t have the privilege of sitting back and waiting for someone to tell us to take action because the digital economy is moving faster than ever. There are resources and concise information available to you and it’s time to push past the myths and learn so you can earn.POWERED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Navigate your way from cash to crypto with Digital Money Demystified. Dive into the definitive guide on crypto myths and truths by Professor Tonya M. Evans. This isn't just a book; it's a roadmap to the decentralized web’s future of work, wealth, and creativity. Head over to DigitalMoneyDemystified.com and embark on your crypto journey today! Harold Hughes, the founder & CEO of Bandwagon – a venture-backed identity infrastructure company that helps its customers transparently manage, aggregate, and store valuable consumer identity data. A rising star in data, identity, and experience space, Harold has had his brilliant vision and ideas validated as a graduate (and now mentor) of the Founder Institute Greenville chapter; graduate of Capital Factory – Austin, one of the inaugural companies in Google for the Startups Black Founders Exchange Program, and most recently the inaugural cohort of the IBM Blockchain Accelerator in 2019.Harold Hughes and I discuss:Understanding what will matter in 10-15 years.How information on the digital economy has become more available.Where to go to find information that isn’t misleading or overwhelming.This is an important moment for knowledge in the crypto asset space.Thank you for listening! If you enjoyed this episode, take a screenshot of the episode to post in your stories and tag me! Don’t forget to follow, rate, and review the podcast and tell me your key takeaways!CONNECT WITH HAROLD HUGHES:Web: https://bandwagonfanclub.com/ Twitter: @OneBandwagonFanCONNECT 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 LINKS MENTIONED:Books and Resources available on our BookShelf Ep 82: Harold Hughes-Data & NFTs Driving The Future of The Fan Experience in a Web 3.0 WorldPreorder my book, Digital Money Demystified, at https://digitalmoneydemystified.com/ today!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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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