Legal Media and Tech Skills for Attorneys: Advice to Help You Get Hired and Improve Your Practice

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The advice I often give to recent law graduates is, in a nutshell: Get tech savvy. Develop skills in information design and presentation. Become a whiz with document management. Find your inner geek streak. At a time when visual presentations and courtroom technology play a central rather than merely supportive role in most litigation, having a diverse skill set that includes practical know-how in the areas of multimedia and litigation support will give you a leg up in the legal marketplace and, once you’re gainfully employed as an attorney, will make you much more versatile and indispensable. In this article, I list several steps you can take to get your tech skills up to date.

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