Law Office Technology/Management Section

Issues relating to law practice management and computer technology are the focus of this section, which also informs its members on the latest in technology and practice management. It annually hosts the Law Tech CLE and exposition.

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What Will Lawyers Be Doing in 5 to 10 Years?

While pop stars can look forward to Law Vegas residencies when their careers cool off, it is much tougher to predict how things will be for lawyers in five to 10 year. Speakers at the Avvo’s sixth annual Lawyernomics conference tried to look into the crystal ball and talk about where the legal profession is heading and how it might look in the not-so-distant future. F. Daniel Siciliano, a professor at Stanford Law School, argued that as law becomes more open-sourced and readily available to the general public, people will no longer need attorneys to tell them what the law is. “In 15 years, two-thirds of lawyers won’t practice law, at least not the way they practice now,” Siciliano said. “Many won’t be lawyers at all.” The ABA Journal has more.

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Report: Baker Donelson Among Best Work Places for New Dads

The law firm of Baker Donelson has been named among the 50 best places for new dads to work in a report by Fatherly, a digital lifestyle guide for men entering parenthood. Baker Donelson was highlighted for its father-friendly paternity leave policy, Chattanoogan.com reports.

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