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ABA survey: Most lawyers want options for remote work, court and conferences

“A new national survey sponsored by the American Bar Association shows most lawyers want the option to work from home, including the opportunity to attend many court hearings, meetings, conferences and legal training sessions remotely. The survey focuses on hybrid and remote work; mobility of lawyers; stress and burnout; diversity, equity and inclusion; use of technology; and the types of bar association resources lawyers want. Findings from the survey “Where Does the Legal Profession Go from Here?” also show remote options are especially important to young lawyers, 44% of whom said they would leave their jobs for a greater ability to work remotely. Also, a majority of lawyers said they preferred that bench trials, pretrial hearings, depositions and court-ordered mediations take place remotely. “This report is a valuable follow-up to last year’s Practice Forward survey, which offered guidance about the best path forward for the legal profession after the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross. “With the new survey findings, we are seeing how lawyers want to work — with flexibility playing a key role for many as they transition back into the workplace.” The survey, commissioned by the Coordinating Group on Practice Forward, was conducted on behalf of the ABA May 30 to June 17 by The Red Bee Group as a follow-up to last year’s first Practice Forward survey. Responses this year came from 1,994 ABA members who work in jobs that require law degrees. Most lawyers who responded (75%) work in private practice…”

  • For more results and details, read the report online here.

How Can Policymakers Encourage More Robo-Lawyers?

Webinar – A discussion about the potential for AI-enabled robo-lawyers to provide legal services: “Advances in digital automation could enable many individuals and businesses to access better and cheaper legal services. Robo-lawyers—tech-enabled legal services—could help clients review contracts, draft patent applications, write legal briefs, and more. Unfortunately, state laws and professional licensing requirements significantly limit… Continue Reading

Could TikTok Be A Search Engine? For Many Users, It Already Is

Search Engine Journal: “A new generation of web users is utilizing TikTok as a search engine. What does that mean for marketers and publishers?…The growing use of TikTok as a search engine stems from several factors: Short attention spans Unsatisfactory Google results Visual learning styles..” Continue Reading

Discover what people are asking about

“Get instant, raw search insights, direct from the minds of your customers.  There are 3 billion Google searches every day, and 20% of those have never been seen before. They’re like a direct line to your customers’ thoughts. Discover an untapped goldmine of content ideas. AnswerThePublic listens into autocomplete data from search engines like Google… Continue Reading

Taking Paxlovid? Here’s What To Know About This Antiviral Drug For COVID

BuzzFeedNews: “…Paxlovid is used to treat mild-to-moderate COVID in adults and kids ages 12 and older who test positive for the coronavirus and face high risks for hospitalization and death. People at high risk include those who are unvaccinated or who have cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, neurodevelopmental disorders, asthma, and more.… Continue Reading

Law Firm Success Tied to Leaders’ Communication Practices

ABA: “Law firm leaders today are like circus jugglers flipping balls into the air so fast you can hardly see them. Yet most leaders primarily focus on putting out fires to keep themselves afloat.  Issues of the moment include: Addressing the Great Resignation: what do employees want? Managing the return to office Implementing guidelines and… Continue Reading

For Russian diplomats, disinformation is part of the job

Washington Post: “As governments and social media companies have moved to suppress Russia’s state media and the disinformation it spreads about the war in Ukraine, the Kremlin’s diplomats are stepping up to do the dirty work. Russian embassies and consulates around the world are prolifically using Facebook, Twitter and other platforms to deflect blame for… Continue Reading

Companies lose your data and then nothing happens

Vox: “…High-profile data breaches have been in the headlines for years. In 2013, Target lost the credit card, debit card, and other information of tens of millions of customers. In 2018, Marriott disclosed a data breach that impacted up to 500 million people; in 2020, it got hit again. In 2021, hackers got a bunch… Continue Reading

The 2022 Edelman Trust Barometer

“We have studied trust for more than 20 years and believe that it is the ultimate currency in the relationship that all institutions — companies and brands, governments, NGOs and media — build with their stakeholders. Trust defines an organization’s license to operate, lead and succeed. Trust is the foundation that allows an organization to… Continue Reading