Jennifer Whigham is the Community Director at Lawyerist.
What does an innovative law firm look like? According to Peter Carayiannis, whose firm, Conduit Law, has been twice nominated for an innovative law-firm award, it’s less about technology and more about clients. And you know what, it’s not your fault that you can’t encrypt your email. Stop trying and just use a secure portal.
When the word innovation is used in relation to law, it usually conjures up images of high-tech solutions to old-fashioned legal problems. But Conduit Law has been nominated twice for an innovation award, and you might be surprised at the technology it uses. That’s not to say technology is irrelevant. Conduit Law is powered by technology — it just doesn’t have anything to do with whiz-bang gadgets and artificial intelligence. The innovation is mostly in the business model, which is driven by what clients want and need.
Listen to the podcast to find out what that looks like.