Articles and Speeches
William Hubbard at Elon Law:
Creative Disruptors Needed in Law and Legal Education
June 18, 2014
Reprinted with permission from Elon University
Addressing a national symposium at Elon University School of Law on June 14, American Bar Association president-elect William C. Hubbard said that the changing landscape of the legal profession called for new perspectives and approaches across the legal sector.
Hubbard evoked the inventive spirit of Martin Cooper, credited for invention of the cell phone, as a model for lawyers and legal educators seeking to deliver legal services more efficiently and effectively.
“What we do need to do is look for new ways to do business,” Hubbard said. “We’re looking for new perspectives. We’re looking for innovations. We’re looking for Martin Coopers.”