Watch: The Legal Trends Report: What’s New in 2018

When Clio introduced the Legal Trends Report in 2016, it was the first ever data-driven look at key questions raised in modern law firms. The Legal Trends Report provides an annual account of the most important issues faced within the legal profession.

In 2018, Clio continues to expand the data available to lawyers. This year’s report asked both lawyers and clients how they expect to work with each other—and the answers could not be more different. By analyzing the aggregated and anonymized data of nearly 70,000 legal professionals in the US, in addition to extensive survey research, Clio is able to report on unique insights into law firm efficiencies, hourly rates, and other key metrics for success.

Do you know what your clients expect when they hire you? In this video, discover the latest trends from both the client and attorney point of view.

Learning Objectives:

  • What drives a person to hire a lawyer
  • What makes a person recommend their lawyer to others
  • Areas of law where clients prefer to go it alone, and how to capitalize on that
  • Activities where clients expect more from lawyers


Joshua Lenon, Lawyer-in-Residence

Joshua Lenon is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar. He studied law at St. Louis University School of Law, obtaining a Juris Doctorate and a Certificate in International and Comparative Law. During this time, Joshua clerked for the Missouri Attorney General, helping prosecute discrimination claims on behalf of Missouri citizens. He also studied European Union Law at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Brussels Legal Seminar. When working for Thomson Reuters’ publishing departments in both the United States and Canada, he helped legal practitioners improve their services,

Joshua currently serves as Lawyer-in-Residence for Clio, providing legal scholarship and research skills to the leading cloud-based practice management platform from Vancouver, Canada. He’s been a guest lecturer for movements like legal hacking and legal technology at schools like MIT, Suffolk Law, and Vanderbilt, as well as before organizations like ReinventLaw and the ABA Law Practice Futures Initiative.

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