Is Your Law Practice Evolving to Incorporate New Technology

By Jay Fleischman, Managing Attorney at Money Wise Law (Los Angeles, CA)

When the world was forced to adjust to new routines in March 2020 due to the global pandemic, I was instantly struck by how little my professional life changed. I’d worked remotely for over a decade, and my systems and procedures didn’t change.

Sadly, the same couldn’t be said for many of my fellow consumer bankruptcy lawyers. I watched many of them struggle with remote videoconferencing solutions and cloud-based applications, learn . . .

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