INDUSTRY BRIEFING

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Legal Industry

Get the latest findings from Clio’s ongoing research into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Adjusting to the new normal

Even as many places in the US begin to ease social restrictions, the coronavirus will have a longstanding impact on how businesses operate in the future—and we’re only now seeing what some of the long-term impacts of the pandemic will look like for law firm revenues and future client experiences.

This presentation will cover the latest data published at Clio’s new COVID-19 research hub, as well as ongoing survey data of both lawyers and consumers reported in Clio’s latest briefing.

In this 60-minute presentation, George Psiharis, Clio’s Chief Operating Officer, and Joshua Lenon, Clio’s Lawyer in Residence, will provide a summary and discussion of: 

  • Data on how lawyer caseloads have been affected across states and practice areas in the US
  • Analysis on attitudinal survey-data insights from lawyers and consumers
  • How law firms should adapt their services to meet the needs of clients

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Joshua Lenon

Joshua Lenon| Lawyer in Residence, Clio

Joshua Lenon is the Lawyer in Residence at Clio. An attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Joshua brings legal scholarship to the conversations happening both within Clio and with its customers. Joshua has worked extensively to educate lawyers on technology’s capability to enhance their practice, while also teaching tech companies about the unique needs of the legal system.

Geroge Psiharis

George Psiharis| Chief Operating Officer, Clio

As Clio’s COO, George specializes in customer development and data operations. He has worked extensively with law schools, bar associations, and other legal professionals to help make information about cloud computing and law firm economics increasingly accessible.

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Joshua Lenon

Joshua Lenon | Lawyer in Residence, Clio

Joshua Lenon is the Lawyer in Residence at Clio. An attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Joshua brings legal scholarship to the conversations happening both within Clio and with its customers. Joshua has worked extensively to educate lawyers on technology’s capability to enhance their practice, while also teaching tech companies about the unique needs of the legal system.

Janine Sickmeyer

Janine Sickmeyer | CEO and Founder of NextChapter

Janine is CEO and Founder of NextChapter, a web application for attorneys to prepare, manage and file bankruptcy cases online. Janine was honored as one of ABA's Women of Legal Tech 2017 and a Fastcase 50 winner in 2019. As a paralegal, she saw a need for cloud-based bankruptcy software, taught herself to code, built a team of skilled developers and launched NextChapter in 2016.

Mandy Ballinger

Mandy Ballinger | COO of NextChapter

Mandy is NextChapter’s Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for managing daily operations and development. After graduating at the top of her class in the Paralegal Program at Capital Law University, she joined the Chapter 13 Trustee’s Office and worked for 7 years in bankruptcy and foreclosure. Mandy joined NextChapter as the first employee and has grown in her role to become COO.
 

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Joshua Lenon

Joshua Lenon | Lawyer in Residence, Clio

A New York-admitted attorney, Joshua provides legal scholarship to Clio on issues relating to technology, privacy, and lawyers’ ethical duties of competency.

Michelle Blankenship Jordan

Leon Carelli | Chief Technology Officer, Locks Law Firm

Leon Carelli manages varying forensic, eDiscovery, and information technology needs for Locks Law Firm. He also oversees the firm's litigation support department and coordinates projects involving data analytics.

William Large

William Large| Partner, Cara Stone

For more than 20 years, Large has litigated in federal and state courts throughout the United States on matters such as antitrust, environmental pollution, and securities. He served as a Member of Lead Counsel team and Chairman for the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee Discovery Group during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill litigation.

Will Delgado

Will Delgado| Partner, Willenken Wilson Loh & Delgado LLP

Will’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, class actions, and complex business litigation. An expert in developing areas of law, Will frequently litigates and lectures on issues of first impression throughout the United States.

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Joshua Lenon

Joshua Lenon| Lawyer in Residence, Clio
Joshua Lenon is the Lawyer in Residence at Clio. An attorney admitted to the New York Bar, Joshua brings legal scholarship to the conversations happening both within Clio and with its customers. Joshua has worked extensively to educate lawyers on technology’s capability to enhance their practice, while also teaching tech companies about the unique needs of the legal system.

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Principal, DBE Technology Consulting

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