Over the years, Richard Susskind has provided a great deal of forward-thinking advice for the legal industry. But beyond his work, he also provides a shining example for Father's Day.
Snacking on Big Law’s Crumbs
No matter how careful you are when you eat, you inevitably create crumbs. Do you know who is snacking on your crumbs? According to a recent LegalFutures article, Professor Richard Susskind includes a warning for Big Law in his new book, Tomorrow's Lawyers: An Introduction to Your Future:* Professor Susskind accepted that there is some force in... Continue Reading →
Help Law Firms Deliver Value (ILTA09)
Shift happens -- even in law firms. Are you ready? That's the question that kept surfacing at the ILTA09 conference last week. You'd have to be living under a rock not to have noticed the impact of the economy on law firms and their clients alike. Thankfully, ILTA09 didn't just remind us of the bad... Continue Reading →
Alternative Billing, Alternative Lawyering
Richard Susskind likes to be provocative. And, he's good at it. After hearing his talk at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, I found my mind churning with ideas of what it might be like if his vision became our reality. However, I soon felt stymied by the enormity of the challenge of changing... Continue Reading →