In this thoughtful Forbes article, Mark Cohen considers new legal career paths and skills in light of continued legal industry trends and changes. “The practice of law has morphed into the delivery of legal services. … Law firms have generally failed to adapt to the transition from legal practice to legal delivery, and it is costing them market share. In-house legal departments … have ‘in-sourced’ a great deal of work once sourced to law firms. … This trend is not just labor arbitrage; it is also structural. Legal services are optimally delivered when legal, technological, and process expertise are melded to tackle business challenges, not ‘legal’ ones.”

The New Legal Career