Accelerating Business | Episode 2: Opportunity, challenge, and change in the legal ecosystem with Jordan Furlong, Principal at Law21

18 February 2020


As technology continues to disrupt the legal world, many in the legal industry remain stubbornly defiant.   The irrepressible Jordan Furlong discusses why this is happening and what can be done about it while illuminating the risks that await those law firms that do not change their mindset and approach.   From the critical importance of eliminating elitism in the legal industry to rethinking how we train young legal minds – Jordan’s candid thoughts on the legal profession will inspire you to embrace change.

Topics discussed:

  • Changes in the legal industry
  • Access to justice
  • What clients want
  • The lawyer as a creative force
  • Cultivating legal minds
  • The threat of the Big 4 Accounting Firms
  • Elitism of lawyers
  • Artificial intelligence in law

Video | Accelerating Business, Episode 2

About Jordan Furlong

Jordan Furlong is a leading analyst of the global legal market and a forecaster of its future development. Law firms and legal organizations consult him to better understand why the legal services environment is undergoing radical change, and they retain him to advise their lawyer's how to build sustainable and competitive legal enterprises that can dominate the new market for legal services. He has addressed dozens of law firms, lawyer organizations, legal regulators and others throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. He has authored several books and white papers that analyze the rapidly evolving legal market and illuminate the forces and trans-driving change in this environment.

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