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Managing Partner co-writes article on use of technology in the legal industry

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The Convergence of the Law and Technology

In this article, Managing Partner Barry F. Levin and University of Delaware General Counsel Lawrence White, examine both the threats and opportunities presented by using online legal applications.

They agree that technology saves money, is convenient and efficient, but they caution consumers to be aware of the risks. Online contracts may not cover the nuances inherent in sophisticated deals and transactions.

The key is for inside and outside counsel to embrace technology because it is here to stay, the article concludes. Learn how to use it for your collective strategic advantage, but it will not take the place of good counsel, judgment and advice from a trusted attorney. 

To read the article, please click the ACC Docket cover image.