Volume 22, Number 3

Adapt or Perish: The Time Is Now for Non-Lawyer Ownership of Law Firms

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Adapt or Perish: The Time Is Now for Non-Lawyer Ownership of Law Firms

Dynamic forces of change, led by globalization and technology, are forcing the legal profession to adapt to a far different future, whether it wants to or not. A bar leader and prominent advocate of thoughtful adaptation to a radically transformed practice landscape urges the profession to start a meaningful dialogue on change now, or risk losing control of the future and the right to self-regulate. For starters, the author urges revisiting the issue of non-lawyer ownership of law firms.

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