"More specifically, we're going to have to explore the impacts and benefits that alternative legal service providers
can bring to our profession and do so in a way that helps expand legal access without compromising the ethical responsibilities we are bound to uphold.
The legal departments responded by investing in a broad array of automation technologies, leveraging a mix of domestic and off-shore alternative legal service providers
, bringing more work in house and demanding that their law firms provide better value propositions.
Many of the external forces discussed in the book will be familiar to longtime Lawyers Weekly readers, from artificial intelligence to alternative legal service providers
to increasing pressures on corporate legal budgets.