Welcome to The Roundup for the week ending May 30. We have lots of thought-provoking pieces to share from last week.
Don’t Miss This Conference
Check out LOMAP’s 4th Annual Super Marketing Conference on June 5 at Suffolk University. The conference features nationally prominent speakers from across North America, who will address the many ways by which attorneys can effectuate lasting and mutually-beneficial relationships with their clients and colleagues. Registration is free for law students and recent grads. Or if you can’t make it to Boston, you can watch it online!
From Around the Web
The Failure of Legal Innovation: It’s precisely now, when legal innovation seems to be really taking off, that we need to remind ourselves how fragile and fraught the startup environment really is. (Law21)
Advice for Graduates: Treat Your Career Like a Startup: To thrive in your future career, best to adopt the mindset of a startup, where change and constant evolution are the norm. (Huffington Post)
Justice Scalia: The Current Law School Model is “Not Sustainable”: Justice Antonin Scalia, in his commencement speech at William & Mary School of Law, talked about the current state of law school. (Above the Law)
Is There Such Thing as an Affordable Lawyer? In a democracy steeped in rule-of-law, justice-for-all platitudes, the lack of access to affordable legal is perplexing. Slowly, however, the system is evolving. (The Atlantic)