Host Monica Bay talks with Mark Cohen about his work history, how tech is transforming the delivery of legal services, and what he sees on the horizon for 2017.
Mark Cohen’s article “The 2017 Georgetown Report And The Sunset Of The Traditional Law Firm Model,” is featured in Stanford Law/Codex. Here is what Monica Bay, CodeX fellow wrote.
Check out: “The 2017 Georgetown Report and the Sunset of the Traditional Law Firm Model,” by Mark A. Cohen. “The Center for the Study of the Legal Profession at Georgetown University Law Center and Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute recently released the “2017 Report on the State of the Legal Industry.” Writes Cohen: “The Report provides a broad range of data confirming weaknesses in the traditional model: flat demand for law firm services in a market with growing demand; shrinking leverage (one of the cornerstones of the Big Law model); reduced realization; intense competition; and the failure of most law firms to innovate in a market demanding it.
Mark Cohen article is featured on The 2017 Georgetown Legal Report.
Mark has been asked to contribute a featured piece on “The Future Lawyer” for the Tenth Anniversary edition of “Anwaltsblatt Karriere“, the German Bar Association’s law journal for law students, trainee lawyers and young professionals. It will appear in May. Later that month, Mark will be the keynote speaker at The German Bar Association’s annual conference.
Two of Mark Cohen’s articles were cited in the Canadian Bar Magazine’s January. 2017 edition.