It’s safe to say that most of us didn’t pursue a career in law because of our love for data, right?

If we were passionate about data, we’d probably be in a different field altogether.

But here’s the reality check: embracing data is crucial to staying relevant as the legal landscape evolves. It might sound daunting, but once you invest the time to establish processes for collecting and analyzing your data, the payoff can be immense. You’ll uncover opportunities to enhance efficiency, deliver more value to clients, and identify strategies for improving firm profitability. More value and higher profits? Suddenly, data doesn’t seem so intimidating, does it?Continue Reading Unlocking the Power of Data: A Roadmap for Modern Legal Practices

Alishan Naqvee is the founding partner of LexCounsel, one of the ILN’s member firms in India. In this episode, Alishan and Lindsay discuss how technology has changed the practice of law, what is intriguing about the modern practice of healthcare law, and what many people misunderstand about lawyers. Don’t miss this fascinating conversation!

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.Continue Reading Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Alishan Naqvee, LexCounsel

Recently, I noticed an EXPLOSION of interest in my post from last year on the state of the legal industry, where we talked about relaxing because the industry was familiar with contractions. This is still true, but the word for this year is ADAPTATION.

I’m just gonna say it now, if you’ve been here a while, you already know that I’ve said this before. Back in August of 2016, we starting talking about how the law firm of the future was going to need to be flexible – what did I mean by that? Continue Reading State of the Legal Industry: the Key Word is “Adaptation”

Noel Ng is the COO of Goodwins Law Corporation in Singapore, a firm with more than twenty years in the legal industry and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Noel discuss Singapore’s importance as a gateway to Asia, as well as Europe and South America’s increase in focus on the country, and how creating online relationships are improved by taking them offline.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.Continue Reading Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Noel Ng, Goodwins Law Corporation

Vilius Bernatonis is the managing partner of TGS Baltic, a top-tier commercial law firm in the Baltics and a member of the International Lawyers Network. In this episode, Lindsay and Vilius discuss the war for talent, why collaboration and leadership are essential across all levels of law firms and how that benefits clients, and the current market in the Baltics.

You can listen to the podcast here, or we’ve provided a transcript of the highlights below.Continue Reading Law Firm ILN-telligence Podcast | Vilius Bernatonis

Pre-pandemic, we were discussing the crucial skills young lawyers needed to master for success, and it’s striking to think that one of those was in-person presentation skills. While we have returned to face-to-face interactions, we have also learned that it’s imperative to enhance our virtual presentation abilities. We might assume that being adept presenters translates seamlessly to Zoom, but mastering online delivery requires a distinct skill set. Here are five ways to adapt your in-person prowess to the virtual realm, along with some bonus tips for virtual presentations:Continue Reading Mastering Virtual Presentations: Five Strategies to Enhance Your Online Delivery Skills

As April ushers in a new season, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our career journeys and seek inspiration for the road ahead. On our podcast, Law Firm ILN-telligence, we often delve into the pivotal lessons learned by legal professionals throughout their careers. With spring in full swing, I’m excited to share some of these invaluable insights to energize and motivate you on your professional climb. Join me as we explore essential career lessons that every lawyer should embrace for success in the legal world.Continue Reading Climbing the Legal Ladder: Career Insights Every Lawyer Needs to Succeed

It’s been just over four years since the world shut down for the COVID-19 pandemic.

In some ways, it feels like another lifetime, and I believe that’s a trauma response. But a LOT has changed since 2020. I do firmly believe, however, that the pandemic and the months that we spent at home were not a blip, but a sea-change. Continue Reading The COVID Anniversary – Not A Blip but a Sea Change