This is a prediction of the focus of future developments in the Business Law course 10 years from the present. It includes how it will apply to a student's current or future career, including rationale, research, and if there are any alternative possibilities when compared with the professional opinions.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 8:10 am ad1c9bdddf
What will be the focus of a college level course in Business Law 10 years from the present? Because this subject is based on opinions about what could be happening in the immediate future, it would be useful to look for what professionals say who study this subject, business law, in recent articles.
For instance, online legal writer and futurist Jim Carroll points to the the trend of alternative law delivery models, and alternative empowerment, which has to do with the growing popularity of teams of attorneys with a presence online who will communicate with their clients to set up legal counseling, or legal companies who will, for a small monthly fee, do simple legal work for their clients ranging from improving a credit score to setting up the documentation for a business. (J. Carroll, 2005)
There are even sites that eliminate the legal professional for some things, and would just make the documents themselves available for the client to complete. LegalZoom.com, for example, provides a variety of documents for real estate transactions, wills, even agreements between roommates. In addition it makes available legal counsel for a price. Clients no longer have to set foot into an attorney's office. Docracy.com has a smaller variety of forms and documents, but there are a large number of articles written by lawyers providing how-to's on various situations requiring legal documentation.
So now the question is, which is better for the client - compare this method of legal counsel, or the regular brick and mortar variety, or even the ...
This describes the possible focus of future developments in the Business Law course 10 years from the present. The goal of this description is to assist a law student to prepare for a specific current or future career, using research and self-reflection, as well as considerations of alternative directions when seeking specific areas of the law as careers.
This essay also covers possible trends in the education of future Business Law professionals, with the idea in mind to prepare current students to accommodate them in their current studies.