The Future Is Now TownHall 2

It’s Back: The Future Is Now Legal Conference

You should plan to attend our second annual The Future is Now conference on May 18, 2017 in Chicago. Our first future law program last year was a great success. And based on feedback from those participants, this year’s program…
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law library

The Great Shrinking, Expanding Law Library

In July 2016, Chicago hosted the 2016 American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Show and Conference with the theme of “Make It New: Create The Future.” Thus, it comes as no surprise that technology’s role in legal research, analytics, and furthering the…
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The Future Is Now TownHall 2

Where Is Our Legal Profession Heading? (Part Two)

Back to The Future is Now: Legal Services 2.016. After a robust town hall meeting where attendees debated the costs and benefits of our future practice, four more speakers took the stage to address how startups are disrupting the legal…
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Where Is Our Legal Profession Heading? (Part One)

The future is now. It certainly was two weeks ago when the Commission on Professionalism co-sponsored The Future is Now: Legal Services 2.016 conference with the American Bar Association Commission on the Future of Legal Services, the Illinois State Bar…
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New Mindset

A Whole New Mindset For Lawyers

Lawyers are under a lot of pressure these days. Trained to revere deliberation and adhere to precedent, lawyers struggle to deal with big data and process development. Clients are demanding greater value and may eschew loyalty to relationships by shipping…
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Delivery of Legal Services

The Future Delivery of Legal Services

There is much insecurity in the legal community. The status quo has benefited big law firms big time, but now these top-down institutions are being disrupted and the future delivery of legal services is likely to look radically different from…
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