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Residents from Bayou Parc at Oak Forest carry their belongings while evacuating the apartment complex during the Tropical Storm Harvey, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston. (Photo: Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
When I spoke to Ed Walters, co-founder and CEO of legal research software company Fastcase, he asked if I’d noticed a growing trend among the legal community in the last few years: “Lawyers are becoming first responders.”