Many of the lawyers who survive this revolution will be in "virtual" practices that provide specialized services. The technology necessary to practice virtually is low cost and increasingly capable of providing a full service law firm with high quality client interaction.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
" . . . While legal automation will be a boon for those who can't afford representation, it's bad news for lawyers. The industry is already in a slump, and law school is no longer seen as a sure path to riches. Because software will allow fewer lawyers to do a lot more work, it's sure to drive down both price and demand." Legal software: Automation could kill lawyers. Why that's good for everyone else. - Slate Magazine