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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In this episode of Tech Intersect, I speak with Latesha Byrd. Latesha’s work is centered at the intersection of self-discovery, career empowerment and life visioning. She is the founder of Byrd Career Consulting, a 100%-women employed consulting agency based in Charlotte, NC, which has provided career development coaching and resources to 900+ professionals in over 30 industries within the US and internationally. Her clients have increased their salaries combined over $3 million, landing jobs at top companies such as LinkedIn, Google, Amazon, KPMG, E&Y, Salesforce, Department of Homeland Security and more. Latesha is also an Adjunct Faculty at the North Carolina A&T State University, and a Certified Life and Career Coach. If she’s not coaching or speaking, she’s recording her weekly career advice podcast with Living Corporate, The Link Up With Latesha.We talk about the biggest setbacks challenges people face in the job market and Latesha offers her "Three Rs" as actionable steps for you to use to not only survive but thrive in your career.**EPISODE SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY** There’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 in this fast-paced, tech-driven economy.If you believe traditional education costs too much, takes too long, and offers no guarantees of a job upon graduation. You’re right. You need new economy skills and in demand credentials. You need an advantage and you need it now more than ever.I can help!Upcoming sessions: From Cash to Crypto: Buying Your First Bitcoin (6/30-7/14) Pre-enroll by June 8 (originally May 31) for BONUS crypto tax session + Cointracker membership Register Right!: Protect Your IP, Brand & Business (7/21-8/4) Pre-enroll by June 21 for BONUS session for coaching to register your mark! **END OF AD**Guest social assets: Twitter: https://twitter.com/Latesha_ByrdWeb: https://www.lateshabyrd.com/Newsletter: for weekly career gems: http://bit.ly/careergemsContact:Questions and requests: hello@techintersectpodcast.com Follow: Twitter @AtTechIntersect Instagram @TechIntersect Web: http://www.TechIntersectPodcast.com  Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/gKqDyPRapternal 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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The Tech Intersect™ Podcast, hosted by yours truly, Tonya M. Evans, is a new weekly show that features engaging conversations that demystify leading-edge trends at the heart of where law, business and tech intersect. 

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1. Bestselling author of The Memo, renowned public speaker, founder and CEO, Minda Harts (how to curate your own career, prepare “a seat at the table” and also what to leave in the past in order to succeed in the future … with bonus content at the end of the episode!)

2. Sports Illustrated legal analyst, prof. and lawyer, Mike McCann (publicity rights for college athletes, Ed O’Bannon v. NCAA, and pro basketball star Spencer Dinwiddie’s use of crypto and blockchain in sports to “tokenize” his NBA contract with the Nets)

Other upcoming guests include:

  • Andreas Antonopoulos (thought-leader and author of Mastering Bitcoin, The Internet of Money 1 & 2, and Mastering Ethereum)
  • Alan Silberberg (cybersecurity and political expert & author of Bots Against)
  • Stephanie Morillo (author of Developer’s Guide to Content Creation)   
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  • Alex Adelman (Co-founder, CEO of bitcoin rewards platform Lolli)
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  • Dante Disparte (Vice Chair Head, Policy/Comms @ Libra, Forbes Contributor)   

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Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Law: an online key to unlocking the future of business, tech & law

Credit: WIPO

When I fell down the proverbial rabbit hole of the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem, I had no idea I’d turn into part-expert, part-evangelist. But here I am. And because you found your way to this post, here you are too! So we are in great company.

Blockchain Education @ UNH Law

After spending the better part of every waking hour fully immersed in the space by writing, speaking and crafting a curriculum and program, we are starting to enjoy the fruits of our labor here at UNH Law in launching a host of innovative course offerings in partnership with iLaw Ventures (a BARBRI company).

Education about blockchain, cryptocurrencies and other crypto assets, is essential. This is especially true for entrepreneurs, law students, lawyers and business professionals, as the blockchain community continues to develop the infrastructure of Web 3.0.

Honored to be a part of the #blockchainedu build

Coindesk published a substantive article, written by Leigh Cuen, to highlight exclusive details about the UNH Law online certificate program. Cuen’s article also explored the state and, more importantly the future, of blockchain education, in general. Program details are noted below. But here is an excerpt from the article:

It’s not a bear market for everyone.

“A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys,” said Jason Civalleri, adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire Law School. “As the price sinks, you have a lot of demand for legal services.”

That’s why UNH Law is rushing to offer a new certificate program in blockchain and cryptocurrency. As exclusively told to CoinDesk, over 100 students have expressed interest in the program, which will feature of slew of industry players as guest lecturers – including Hester Peirce of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ethereum Foundation researcher Vlad Zamfir and MyCrypto CEO Taylor Monahan.

Read the full article: Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

About the BC&L Certificate Program

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