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    Turbocharging Change: Who are Wisconsin's Legal Innovators?

    Who is embracing current challenges, looking for opportunities to do it better? Tell us about the people and ideas that are changing Wisconsin's legal landscape.
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    May 20, 2020 – Within a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has turbocharged the legal industry’s transformation, say legal experts. It has propelled the legal profession to move to remote work and distance learning. And, it will change forever how the legal system serves the public.

    The profession has taken a quantum leap in aggressively adopting and leveraging technology to provide legal services amidst this crisis,” says CLIO cloud-based technology founder Jack Newton in a recent InsideTrack interview.

    “We are seeing 5 or 10 years of technology adoption and change happening in the legal space compressed into five or 10 weeks.”

    This is no longer just a matter of getting more efficient or getting a little better at delivering a client experience,” says Newton. “This is about surviving an entirely new world.”

    Who are Wisconsin’s Legal Innovators?

    Who is embracing current challenges, looking for opportunities to do it better? Tell us about the people and ideas that are changing Wisconsin’s legal landscape.

    Through the “That’s a Fine Idea: Legal Innovation Wisconsin” initiative, the State Bar of Wisconsin is asking the legal community to help it tell the story of legal innovation. The Wisconsin Lawyer will feature the people behind the best examples of legal innovation in the November 2020 issue.

    Innovation can come in many forms. It could mean:

    • New ways to use technology to improve client service or serve a new market

    • New ways to support virtual workforces to improve job satisfaction, increase productivity, and increase internal operating efficiency

    • Best practices for promoting workplace diversity

    • New marketing/business development strategies

    • New ways of providing pro bono or reduced-cost services

    Learn more or find the nomination form at ThatsaFineIdea.com. The deadline for nominations is June 30, 2020.




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