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 #74: Vince McPhillip-Turn Your "Knomad" Knowledge into Wealth in a Digital World Tech Intersect™ with Tonya M. Evans

In this episode of Tech Intersect, I welcome Vince McPhillip, founder of Knomad and former co-founder and Head of Community at Pi Network. He founded Knomad in 2018 to help people find more flexible and meaningful work. He was inspired to launch Knomad as a “flash consultancy” to pair students with cryptocurrency projects after reading an article titled "Expert Crowdsourcing" while he was in business school. And although he says it was really hard challenging work, he focused on the promising signs of the magic that arises when people from different backgrounds come together to solve hard problems. Fast forward to the present moment, now more people than ever are looking for greater autonomy, meaning, and financial reward in their work. Vince believes that every single person has inherent wisdom to share, irrespective of background or geographical borders. So Vince is building a global knowledge marketplace where people can trade expertise. By doing so, Knomad hopes to create alternative economies where Knomads can turn their knowledge into wealth. SPONSORED BY ADVANTAGE EVANS™ ACADEMY Embark on a 3-day intimate (Aug 13-15), workshop-style course that includes live coaching, well-curated content and an Accreditable digital certificate of mastery so you can upskill in the competitive workforce with credentials that set you apart from the pack in the new economy. Regulation is an essential component of a healthy, thriving crypto ecosystem. And the legal implications of crypto, DeFi and NFTs sometimes seem as volatile and unpredictable as the price of Bitcoin. And speaking of Bitcoin, it will likely be the world reserve currency at some point, and will certainly be a national reserve to some countries. So building your digital cash wealth on a solid legal foundation is critical to creating and cultivating sustainable generational wealth with crypto assets. This course helps you make it all make sense so that you can buy, create and leverage crypto assets in a compliant and confident way.Limited enrollment. Join the waitlist here. https://bit.ly/decodewaitlist Guest:Web: Knomad.ioTwitter: @VinceMcP 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 #74: Vince McPhillip-Turn Your "Knomad" Knowledge into Wealth in a Digital World
  2. Tech Intersect #73: Lizzy Aroloye-The "Ether Puff" Collectibles Blueprint to NFT Marketing Success
  3. Tech Intersect #72: Carmelle Cadet and EMTECH-Bridging the Financial Inclusion Divide between CeFI and DeFI
  4. Tech Intersect #71: Will Damon's NFT Hopes Be Dashed by NYSD, Roc-a-Fella and Jay-Z?
  5. SPOTLIGHT: Tech Intersect #70: Andre Oshea-G.R.O.W.ing your NFT Art Business on the Blockchain

It’s a virtual “early access” launch party and you’re invited!

Greetings!

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. 

The official launch is January 3, 2020. But I’ve prepared a soft launch for my newsletter subscribers and Advantage Evans™ members via Patreon for Friday, December 27, 2019! 

To kick off the show launch, my gift to you is “early access” to two engaging, info-rich episodes beginning Dec. 27th:

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)   
  • Charlie Oliver (Founder, CEO of Tech 2025)   
  • Professor Chris Odinet (Bias in algorithms)
  • Stephanie Humphrey (“Tech Life Steph” tech safety tips)   
  • Anthony Ware (mental health strategies for tech founders)   
  • Shehan Chandraskera, CPA Cointracker.io, preparing your crypto taxes)
  • Alex Adelman (Co-founder, CEO of bitcoin rewards platform Lolli)
  • Anne T. Griffin (AI & Blockchain expert)
  • Dante Disparte (Vice Chair Head, Policy/Comms @ Libra, Forbes Contributor)   

Remember, virtual launch party access is available only to newsletter subscribers and Advantage Evans™ members so subscribe or join today (or both)! And be sure to share with your networks.

Get ready to LISTEN, LEARN & LEVERAGE.

Let’s SHINE on purpose. Together!

Tonya

Evans presents What Every CIO Should Know about Blockchain at the IBM Cloud Forum

Forward-thinking CIOs attend the IBM Cloud and Innovation Forum to keep their fingers on the pulse of the future. An essential part of a chief information officer’s duties includes researching new technologies, developing strategies about how technology can provide business value and addressing the risks associated with digital information. TechTarget

That is what I will focus on in this presentation, empowering C Suite executives to educate, engage and evolve in order to remain on the leading edge of industry. Today we focus on three areas: smart contracts, the state, federal and global legislative and regulatory landscape, and intellectual property issues in blockchain.

Blockchain education is at the heart of mass adoption and implementation. That is also the focus of the UNH Law Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Law Online Professional Certificate I developed and lead. We played a snippet of this video during the presentation.

Watch the full video now!