Through the intentional use of functional images and design principles, lawyers can create a universal language of law for an inclusive legal system — one in which every participant understands what they’re dealing with. #ACCDocket
Contract negotiation can get frustrating when it drags on for months, but using standardized contract language can help shorten that timeframe and ease the mistrust between lawyers trying to write a contract from scratch.
Social media is now one of the main — and still mainly free — tools CEOs use to communicate directly with the public and investors (especially during pandemic lockdowns). It’s the modern way to build a positive brand image, earn trust, and lead through uncertainty. As corporate counsel, your role is to de-risk your CEO’s social media adventures, not stop them. Here’s how.
The answer was, and still is, to insist that outside counsel also embrace digitization. Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) software digitizes contract processes end-to-end, allowing lawyers to create, negotiate, and manage contracts and related documents entirely online.
If you’re like the 82 percent of corporate counsel who recently identified “the greater use of technology to improve productivity” as the most significant change ahead, you’re probably evaluating your software options now or will be soon.
During a crisis, corporate counsel deal with many unknowns that make answering a question like this a tricky business. We often need to make decisions long before all the facts are revealed. There are no rulebooks; no straight lines that lead to all the right answers. We can, however, take advantage of technology to ensure we are better informed during a crisis and better able to assist employees and clients.
The fictional divide that separates our personal and professional lives is crumbling. We show ourselves as we truly are everywhere we go — at work, home, and play. What will it mean for the future of law when technology tears down the wall completely? Here’s how lawyers who embrace a leadership mindset will find opportunities for growth and positive change.