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Wednesday, June 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The rise of the multidisciplinary lawyer – a challenge for legal education »
The legal profession has been on the receiving end of much hype regarding the impact of technology. Read more in legalfut...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Insider’s View of the Future of Legal Services »
The corporate legal services industry is in need of massive change to address fundamental shortcomings… Read more at law....
Wednesday, May 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Have you or your loved ones been hurt by this ad? Congressman wants to know »
Plaintiffs’ lawyers have long solicited clients through television advertisements that warn of a drug’s potentially harmfu...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Toolkit on Building Public Trust in the American Justice System »
Toolkit on Building Public Trust in the American Justice System
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice springs eternal »
Mass incarceration has to be dismantled the way it was constructed: piecemeal, incrementally, and above all, locally. Rea...
Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What will happen to Americans who can’t afford an attorney? »
On the campaign trail, President Trump pledged “to bring hope to every forgotten stretch of this country.” Read more in T...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An unexpected Trump effect: lawyer as hero »
Almost single handedly, President Trump has made lawyers the breakout stars in the early days of his new administration....
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyer ads, referral fees under fire in Ontario law society report »
Ontario’s legal regulator is proposing significant changes to the fees lawyers take when they refer clients and to the way...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBA launches global survey to investigate women’s reasons for leaving the law »
A global investigation into the reasons why so many women lawyers leave law firms, and on occasion the legal profession en...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lee Co. Bar Assn proposes novel idea: dollar-a-minute-legal-help-desk at courthouse »
The Lee County Bar Association has been working to find a way to provide basic legal advice to unrepresented people… Read...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SCOTUS Chief Justice salutes trial judges for tackling 'daunting workload' »
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., … used his year-end report on the state of the federal judiciary to praise federal tria...
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When finding the right lawyer seems daunting, crowdsource one »
To resolve a legal dispute, the first thing many try to do is hire a lawyer. Read more in The New York Times .
Thursday, December 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Number of students enrolling in law school basically flat »
The number of first-year law students nationwide increased this fall—albeit slightly—for the first time since 2010.  ...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Law has many mouthpieces but lacks a voice »
Victor Borge likened lawyers to clarinets—both have cases, mouthpieces, and need a constant supply of hot air to function....
Thursday, December 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA should play a more public leadership role to defend Rule of Law »
Some in Big Law believe it's time for leaders of the private bar to become outspoken advocates for the rule of law. Read...
Thursday, November 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A recipe for affordable legal representation »
Approximately 90% of Americans as well as a majority of small businesses cannot afford a lawyer–even when the need is acut...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
At Walmart, grab a cheeseburger and get a simple divorce while you wait »
For years, Kurt Benecke says, it made sense for law firms to be clustered around town squares. Read more in the Springfie...
Wednesday, November 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New documentary movie sheds light on challenges women lawyers face »
The opening scene of the new documentary “Balancing the Scales” shows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talking ab...
Monday, October 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers are failing the middle class. Would non-lawyer ownership help? »
...there’s really something to be said for the idea that the legal profession is uniquely screwing the middle class. Read...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where the legal jobs will be in 2026 »
By 2026, we should be coming to the end of an extraordinary period in the law: several years of a continuously shrinking l...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
More junior lawyers would please courts »
Opportunities are scarce these days for young lawyers to ever see the inside of a courtroom, even for those earning upward...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Some legal consumers are changing their buying habits »
Can big business kick its habit of retaining law firms to handle a majority of its legal spend?   Read more in Forbes…
Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transforming a dinosaur: How the legal field is embracing diversity »
When one thinks of the legal industry, diversity isn’t a word that usually comes to mind.   Read more in The Huffingt...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful firms of the future 'will collaborate' with non-lawyers & start-up tech cos. »
Law firms of the future are likely to succeed by integrating non-lawyer specialists, such as project managers… Read more...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zero hours billed? No problem for these first-year associates »
Christine Bass joined DLA Piper as a first-year associate last October. To date, the Chicagoan hasn't billed a single hour...
Thursday, August 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodbye to “Honeys” in court, by vote of the ABA »
It is official. The American Bar Association says it is professional misconduct… Read more in The New York Times…
Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
These lawyers don’t get paid enough; at least pay them on time »
A bunch of lawyers complaining about not getting paid promptly ordinarily wouldn’t generate a whole lot of public sympathy...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drastic times call for drastic measures »
Facing a significant shortage of attorneys, a slashed budget… the head of the Missouri State Public Defender’s office took...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hey, I’d like to be a Supreme Court Judge »
Canada will change the way it fills vacancies on its top court, letting qualified lawyers and judges nominate themselves f...
Friday, August 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Survey: Social studies students earn more than lawyers »
In a series of stats appearing to rock the world of law non-governmental organization has claimed that UK law graduates wh...
Thursday, August 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
30% of lawyers surveyed donate more than 80 hrs of pro bono annually »
Despite busy schedules and rising caseloads, lawyers are making more time for pro bono work. Read more at Morningstar Inc...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Perspective: The legal industry should wake up before it’s too late »
The legal industry is facing what Harvard’s Clayton Christensen calls the “Innovator’s Dilemma.”   Read more at Bloom...
Monday, July 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unbundling Legal Services Could Open Doors to Innovation »
A new paper argues that deregulating the legal industry could increase legal services.   Read more on