I found this article very interesting about 10 trends in the legal industry and how they are shaping the profession. It states the 10 trends are:

As legal professionals position themselves to survive the peaks and troughs of an ailing economy, a number of distinct trends have emerged in the legal industry. Most of these trends help law firms and organizations become more efficient, productive and competitive in a global market.  Other trends result from changing demographics, attitudes and work styles.  Below are ten trends that are transforming the legal industry and law practice.

1. E – Discovery
2. The Multigenerational Workforce

3. Social Networking

4. Legal Process Outsourcing

5. Work-Life Balance

6. Globalization

7. Eco-Consciousness

8. Virtual Law Firms

9. Alternative Legal Service Delivery Models

10. Alternative Billing Models

Here is the full article.

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