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Law Practice Division

Futures Initiative

The Law Practice Division Futures Initiative identifies and considers the factors that are likely to change the legal market and the work of practicing lawyers in the near future.

The Law Practice Futures Initiative assesses the shifts in demand for legal services; makes recommendations on the organization and structure of the legal profession and of legal businesses, to ensure that legal services address the needs of clients in the long-term; recommends training and professional development of lawyers; reviews regulation of the practice of law to address the future needs of the profession and its clients, and seeks opportunities for the Division to collaborate to further the mission of the Initiative and the Division.


CoChair: James Calloway

Co-Chair: Reid Trautz

Committee Members

  • Chris Fortier
  • Jean Camille Gabart
  • Shawn Holahan
  • Jonathan Israel
  • Lance Johnson
  • Vedia Jones-Richardson
  • Peter King
  • Darla Kite-Jackson
  • Adriana Linares
  • Sofia Lingos
  • Sharon Nelson
  • Laura O'Bryan
  • Leonard Polsky
  • Mark Robertson
  • Mark Rosch
  • John Simek
  • Ruby Powers