We all know there are “must-have” skills that every lawyer needs in their toolkit. Just as legal workflows continue to evolve, so too have the skills lawyers need to succeed. Lawyers face new challenges as technology advancements change both the business and practice of law. From understanding the ethical obligations of information security and data privacy to business communications and social media, lawyers today more closely resemble Steve Jobs than Atticus Finch. Even if they do not yet realize it, here are five skills lawyers need to succeed: Read the article here.
This article was first published in ILTA’s Winter 2016 Issue of Peer to Peer titled “Professional Development Sharpen Your Skills” and is reprinted here with permission. For more information about ILTA, visit their website at www.iltanet.org.