FOL round-up - 8 April 2013

FOL round-up - 8 April 2013

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An excellent blog from the Huffington Post outlining the threats to law firms. The post asserts that for the individuals willing to adapt, there could be no better time to reform the law firm. Boutiques and virtual firms are only the beginning of profound changes to come. For the bulk of the work to be done, a new type of lawyer will evolve to do it.

The Lawyer examines how technology is an increasing part of legal practice and supports many aspects of the firms’ work. The post suggests a possible future for law firms involves partnerships with technology companies and content owners such as publishers.

Attorney at Work suggests that most law firms do not do enough to prepare associates for their eventual role as partners; rather, they encourage the skills and attributes that make them valuable in supporting roles, primarily legal skills. The post looks at the skills needed to sustain a successful career.

Legal Futures reviews a new app for legal practitioners from Legal Eye – a smart phone and tablet application that delivers the latest guidance on client care, compliance, risk management and training.

Philly.com discusses how law

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