Taking Pride in Doing Things the Old Fashioned Way

These days, there’s a lot of talk about the legal community needing to innovate, to modernize legal practice for a new technological age. You can barely open an issue of “Litigation Aficionado” magazine without reading coverage on how technology will change the law. The articles are right, of course. But lawyers change slowly, and there’s nothing wrong with that.

My personal mentor, the venerable Arty Kayick, didn’t start taking client calls on a telephone until the late 80’s. He wasn’t a late adopter. He simply wanted to make sure the technology had fully matured before he bought in.

There are lessons to be learned from Arty’s approach.