Only Tech-Savvy Attorneys Need Apply

by | Nov 19, 2013 | Firm News

In California and many other states, attorneys are required to earn continuing legal education (CLE) credit each year to avoid forfeiting their licenses to practice law. Bar associations, law schools, or other qualified organizations are authorized to grant CLE credit. The topics range from ethics, to legal theory, to practical applications of the law. But what if lawyers were compelled to keep their technology skills equally sharp? As inhouse law departments and insurance companies continue to implement increasingly advanced software and systems to manage their affairs, outside counsel attorneys need to become conversant in a wide range of technologies, or risk becoming obsolete. Read More