By Kate Jasaitis (April 26, 2022, 2:36 PM EDT) — The pandemic induced waves of changes throughout the legal industry that were long overdue.
Perhaps the most impactful change was embracing a hybrid and remote work model that had been institutionalized by other industries long ago.
Additionally, a focal point has finally been placed on work-life balance. Lawyers and staff now demand the ability to have greater control over how and when they work — particularly because the pandemic proved that remote work had little to no negative impact on productivity.
In fact, a recent report by Thomson Reuters found that 86% of lawyers want to work from home at least…