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Thursday, October 27 • 3:15pm - 5:15pm
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The Future of the Legal Profession:
Adapting Your Firm to a New Legal Environment
- Jordan Furlong
Economic upheaval, technological advances, and competitive
pressures are combining to permanently shift
the balance of power in the legal services market away
from lawyers and toward clients. Consequently, the traditional
law firm business model that thrived in the 20th
century marketplace needs rethinking and renewal to
succeed in the 21st. Mr. Furlong will examine how and
why this shift took place and what attorneys and firms
can do to succeed.
Our Justice System at an Inflection Point
- Chief Justice Michael G. Heavican, Ramón A. Abadin,
Jordan Furlong, Willam C. Hubbard
Four legal experts will discuss the disruption of the legal
profession, the future of legal services, and closing the
justice gap.
Jordan Furlong is a leading legal industry analyst and consultant
who forecasts the impact of the changing legal market on lawyers,
clients, and legal organizations. Mr. Furlong is a Fellow of the College
of Law Practice Management and Advisory Board Co-Chair of
the Institute for Law Practice Management and Innovation at Suffolk
University Law School in Boston.
Hon. Michael G. Heavican has served as Chief Justice of the Nebraska
Supreme Court since October 2006. Prior to joining the Supreme
Court, he was a Deputy Lancaster County Attorney from 1975
to 1981, and Lancaster County Attorney from 1981 to 1990. He
joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Nebraska
in March 1991.
Ramón A. Abadin is the immediate past president of the Florida Bar
Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Abadin, an active trial lawyer, focuses on complex commercial
and tort matters, including class actions that frequently involve significant
insurance components.
William C. Hubbard served as President of the American Bar Association
in 2014 - 2015. He previously served a two-year term as
Chair of the ABA’s House of Delegates. He is a partn

Speakers
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Jordan Furlong

Jordan Furlong of Ottawa, Canada, is a leading legal industry analyst and consultant who forecasts the impact of the changing legal market on lawyers, clients, and legal organizations. Jordan has addressed dozens of law firms, lawyer associations, state bars, law societies, courts, and law schools throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia regarding the impact of legal market forces on members of the legal profession. Jordan is... Read More →

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ARAG

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Thursday October 27, 2016 3:15pm - 5:15pm
Windsor VI

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