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Has the Attorney-Client Relationship Suffered in an Over-Connected World?

August 19, 2020Article
ALFA International Advantage Newsletter

Technology enables us to research law from all over the country, to meet “face-to-face” through video chat, and to review statistics about hundreds of cases in order to better understand the one we are working on. It also allows attorney-selection based on electronically compiled metrics, the review of attorney fee bills through computer programs and instantaneous electronic communication at all hours of the day and night. As businesses continually seek to become more profitable and efficient the push to contain costs reaches down into legal departments. This article explores these issues and their effect on the attorney-client relationship.