Legal Innovation is the Rage, But There’s Plenty of Resistance


Mark Cohen writes for Forbes that “The staid legal industry is smitten by “innovation,” even as it lacks a common definition how the term applies to legal delivery and education/training,” but in reality “A cultural war is being waged between lawyers and the broader legal industry.” He acknowledges that, in reality, “There is a rift between lawyers seeking to preserve the “profession” (or is it really the guild?) and the needs of consumers and the industry intent on satisfying them.” has reported in the past on the various manifestations of “innovation” in the legal sector and profession. However, while some jurisdictions have accelerated towards evolving the practice of law, many others are hesitant to engage too quickly.

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