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Episode 80: Where Are Lawyers And Law Students With Technology Today With Jonah Perlin

Episode 80: Where Are Lawyers And Law Students With Technology Today With Jonah Perlin

Update: 2024-01-09
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Jonah Perlin, an Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown Law and former litigator at Williams & Connolly LLP, brings his expertise to today's The Tech Savvy Lawyer podcast episode. With his background in civil litigation, he launched the How I Lawyer Podcast in January 2021, aiming to share insights from legal professionals to law students and lawyers alike.

Jonah and I discuss how technology reshapes legal education, practice, and ethics. We further explore the importance of legal tech skills for law students in navigating the evolving job market. Additionally, we examine the integration of AI in legal education and research, acknowledging its potential and challenges. The discussion also addresses lawyers' underutilization of legal research tools and ethical concerns in technology use within law firms. Finally, we touch on specific legal tech tools and offer podcasting strategies for legal professionals!

Join Jonah and me as we discuss the following three questions and more!

  1. What are the top three tech skills all students should master by the time they graduate law?
  2. What are the top three tech tools that attorneys are under-utilizing today?
  3. What are the top three ethical mistakes attorneys are making with their technology?

In our conversation, we cover the following:

[01:23 ] A Law Professor's Tech Setup

[14:00 ] Observations on Law Students' Transition from Pre to Post-COVID

[19:54 ] Equipping Law Students with Essential Tech Skills for the Modern Legal Landscape

[33:21 ] Three Tech Tools Lawyers Should Embrace Today

[38:00 ] Ethical Tech Pitfalls in Legal Practice: Critical Insights and Solutions

[44:19 ] How I Lawyer Podcast: Exploring Legal Careers and Insights Through Conversations

[46:16 ] Essential Tech Tools for Starting a Podcast

[54:07 ] Connect with Jonah

Resources:

Connect with Jonah:

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jonah-perlin

Podcast: howilawyer.com/

Substack: howilawyer.substack.com/

Hardware mentioned in the conversation:

Mac Mini: apple.com/mac-mini

MV7 - Podcast Microphone: shure.com/en-US/products

Tascam Headphones tascam.com/us/category/Headphones

Yeti microphone: logitechg.com/en-us/products

Software & Cloud Services mentioned in the conversation:

Calendly: calendly.com

Descript: descript.com

Fastcase: fastcase.com

LexisNexis: lexisnexis.com

Trello: trello.com

 

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Episode 80: Where Are Lawyers And Law Students With Technology Today With Jonah Perlin

Episode 80: Where Are Lawyers And Law Students With Technology Today With Jonah Perlin

Michael D.J. Eisenberg