Ten Years After

J.B. Ruhl

The Post-Normal Times is a column that follows trends in the legal industry, legal technologies, legal innovation, and access to legal services and offers insights into how new lawyers can turn them from agents of change into agents of opportunity. 

Where were you on December 1, 2007? If you don’t remember, perhaps you’ve suppressed a bad memory—it’s the Federal Reserve’s official start date for the Great Recession. It’s also the date I assign as the beginning of the legal profession’s post-normal times, although I did not know it at the time.

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