The use of coaching by law firms is undoubtedly increasing. This executive summary of the Volta Coaching Insights Report captures key findings and data points from our survey and subsequent research.
Washington, D.C. played host last week to law firm professional development and recruiting professionals as they explored some of the latest trends in lawyer training and development.
If you missed NALP’s largest ever annual Professional Development Institute, here are 5 of our favorite takeaways from PDI 2016:
AI Regulatory? Yes, I can see it now. In the list that drops down when I click on ‘Practices’ at the top of a law firm’s home page.
AI Regulatory? Yes. In retrospect, it will seem inevitable.
AI Regulatory? Right now, it is the legal practice area of the near future. At least for BigLaw and some specialist technology law firms. They will have specialist groups that focus on the law and regulation of artificial intelligence.
Why It’s Now Time to Start Taking Artificial Intelligence Seriously
If government regulation is any indication of how seriously we should take developing technologies, then this month sees a shift in the world of artificial intelligence.
Partner Nicholas Jelfs-Jelf quoted in Law360.
Another year is over, another just beginning. As U.S. law firms close their accounts for 2015, law firm leaders and partners are taking stock of how they did. And how their competitors did. So where do we stand when it comes to U.S. law firms’ financial performance in 2015?
Law firms are prolific publishers. As a result, regular news and updates on major decisions and changes in law and practice abound. But who reads it all? Not only is there too much for the intended reader to absorb but, too often, much of it is written in a dense, user-unfriendly style. It’s as if it’s written for the benefit of the lawyer-author rather than the business-reader. In short, despite good intentions and the investment of a lot of time and money, much of the news material coming out of law firms is just not compelling. That’s why Epstein Becker Green’s weekly news broadcast is all the more interesting.
If you had to bet, would you expect the level of lateral partner hiring over the next 12 months among AmLaw 200 firms to:
(c) stay about the same?