If you had to draw a picture of an attorney, what would it look like? How would your drawing of a male attorney compare to one of a female attorney?
I love emoji. I admit it. And while they are fun, some academics are contemplating whether emoji may develop into a new language altogether and change our written communication to look less like a novel and more like a comic book. While it’s easy to express happiness with 🙂 and sadness with 🙁 , how do you express a more complex idea or concept like a profession? These are the new concepts we are all facing, and regardless of who we blame for the rise of emoji (cough cough *Millennials* cough cough), we need to start getting used to the idea that words+graphic=communication.
How might lawyers be affected?