When most people think of an Associate Attorney, they envision individuals in big glass offices, covered in paperwork and legalese. While this image holds true to some degree, my recent experience in the legal tech scene offered a refreshing facet of the legal profession. Joining Lawformer as a Legal Content Creator transformed my perspective and reinforced the diverse opportunities a law degree offers.
The legal field is complex and continuously evolving. Though working in a law firm has its unique challenges and perks, I had always been drawn to the idea of broadening my horizons in the legal tech space. Lawformer was founded with a mission to assist legal professionals in drafting contracts more efficiently. Given my daily work with contracts, this was very interesting to me. I could contribute my firsthand experiences, challenges, and insights to refine the product's content and optimize its user workflow.
The Culture of Innovation
My role at Lawformer was quite diverse. I was responsible for drafting clauses, participated in market research, and collaborated closely with the core team. These tasks required not just a robust understanding of contracts, but also the ability to reimagine the existing ways we approach working on complex legal documents. Beyond this intellectually stimulating work, the biggest appeal for me was the company's vibrant culture. Every team member is given a sense of ownership and is inspired to innovate daily, which is something that happens naturally when surrounded by such a dedicated group of people.
As an Associate Attorney in the United States, I'm able to effectively leverage the skills and insights acquired from my startup experience. It has certainly given me heightened efficiency and better commercial awareness, which are invaluable when assisting clients.
The legal field isn't just about offices, courtrooms and textbooks. If you're interested in innovation in the legal sector or exploring the role of technology in our industry, I’d highly encourage you to connect with companies like Lawformer and push the boundaries of your legal journey.