if you love
These are terrifying
times if you have difficulty accepting and
dealing with change.
The legal profession is trained to look to the past to find the
fast-paced, discontinuous change environment, bar associations,
law schools and law firms are lost.
Dogma and nostalgia are powerful enemies to a successful future.
In early August
1998, Charlie Robinson served as a panelist on a
program at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting titled "The
Ends of the Profession." Frank Feather gave a preliminary
presentation where he asked the question "In a time of
revolutionary change, the 'Big Question' is, of course: What does
unprecedented change imply for a precedent-oriented profession?"
Most attorneys would like to believe there is an "attorney
exception" for change but that belief is simply not accurate. The
profession can embrace the change environment by enhancing those skills
needed to compete effectively in the 21st Century.
Charlie is available for consulting on the future of the legal
profession with bar associations, law schools, and law firms. He
conducts workshops and lectures about the future of the legal