World-changing shifts in demographics, attitudes, technology and work styles have given rise to a host of distinct trends in the legal industry.?As law firms position themselves to succeed in 2020 and beyond, understanding and adapting to these trends will help firms become more efficient, productive and competitive in a global market.  


  • Outline key trends impacting the legal industry. 

  • Identify how law firms can leverage these trends to improve their bottom line. 

  • Discuss how technology, workforce demographics, business pressures and global attitudes are changing the face of law practice. 

  • Produce key takeaways to position your firm for future success.  

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60 Minutes 

Audience: Intermediate 

CLM® Application Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/ Business Management (LI) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application. 

CLM® Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Legal Industry/ Business Management (LI) 

CLE: Participatory Credit 


Sally Kane is a lawyer, writer and content director with PaperStreet, a digital marketing agency that works exclusively with law firms. Over the past 15 years, she has written frequently on legal marketing, career and business topics. She is the former Managing Editor of Litigation Support Today and served as a legal careers expert with The Balance (formerly  

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
August 18, 2020 3:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
Macroeconomic Trends in the Legal Industry: Positioning Your Firm for 2020 and Beyond
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