If business development methodologies, legal project management, and matter-level pricing arrangements form the bedrock of modern-day legal service delivery, advances in technology are propelling lawyers forward in such areas as discovery, knowledge management (KM), and legal research. According to DWT De Novo architect R. Amani Smathers, today’s leading practitioners are “T-shaped” professionals with functional, cross-disciplinary knowledge to complement their legal backgrounds. This versatility, so reasons Smathers, is how lawyers can best satisfy their clients. Our closing panel offers a comprehensive take on how 21st-century lawyers are leveraging in-house technologies to enhance their overall practice and realize gains when it comes to research, KM, discovery and more.
Kimberly A. Stein, Manager, Knowledge Management, Thomson Reuters Legal
Andrea L. Alliston, Partner, Knowledge Management, Stikeman Elliott LLP
Dan Dagan, Associate General Counsel, Commercial, Siemens Canada Limited
Ginevra Saylor, National Director of Knowledge Management, Dentons Canada LLP
Eva Sommer, Knowledge and Innovation Lawyer, Business Law, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP