Review of Data-Driven Law

With today’s post, Review of Data-Driven Law, we welcome Colin S. Levy as a Contributor to Dialogue on Remaking Law Firms. Hailing from Boston, Colin adds to the ranks of corporate counsel in our line-up. Review of Data-Driven Law commends a new book to lawyers who need / want to understand how ‘numerical analysis in the practice of law can result in lasting and meaningful outcomes’.

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The one with the board game

In The one with the board game Brian Inkster makes a welcome return to Dialogue on Remaking Law Firms reporting on a recent conference on a topics that’s not all that common today, the human elements involved in running a law practice. With all the tech buzz, one may be forgiven for forgetting that law is still first and foremost a people business. Thank you Brian!  

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Remaking News of the Week: It’s a two-way street

Today’s Remaking News of the Week: It’s a two-way street reports an American Lawyer story by Dan Packel published on November 8, 2018 headlined It’s a Two-Way Street From Big Law to the Big Four.

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Why everyone should read Legal Upheaval

Today’s headline on Dialogue, Why everyone should read Legal Upheaval, is a rhetorical statement emphasising my message and challenging readers to take action.

Michele DeStefano wrote Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration and Innovation in Law to inspire practising lawyers to innovate, irrespective of how comfortable and successful they feel. In this she succeeds admirably. Here’s why…  

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Remaking News of the Week: Women founders

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Remaking News of the Week: What lawyers learn from Deep Blue

We all know IBM’s Deep Blue computer narrowly defeated Garry Kasparov in 1997, having lost the first match a year earlier.

Then in 2015 Google’s DeepMind triumphed in the AlphaGo versus Lee Sedol match. 

Now comes the story of AI defeating not one, but 20, corporate lawyers: 20 top lawyers were beaten by legal AI.

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Yes, you can tell a roomful of millionaires their business model is wrong

David Maister is credited with rhetorically asking “How do you tell a roomful of millionaires they are wrong?”. Well now Mark Cohen reports he’s found a receptive room of lawyers in Singapore.

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