How can your practice stand out from the crowd? Go niche, says Carolyn Elefant, a solo practitioner and blogger at MyShingle.com. Young lawyers especially should focus on emerging areas to help level the playing field.
When do referral fees generate conflicts of interest? In the case of a longtime client’s daughter, referred to another lawyer for a case in a different practice area, when must you comply with informed consent and when might the referral fee generate a conflict of interest?
When changes are necessary to better serve their clients, improve access to justice, or simply make their work easier, lawyers can be pretty progressive. These 100 technological, intellectual, and practical innovations have fundamentally changed the way law is practiced.
This annual report looks at what’s going on in the legal profession in the United States and in other parts of the world. The legal profession will survive, says the author, if the profession recognizes the change that is occurring and turns it to an advantage.
Jan. 20, 2016 – The ABA TECHSHOW Conference and EXPO is where lawyers, legal professionals, and technology all come together. For three days, attendees learn about the most useful and practical technologies available – get ahead of the game with discounted passes to this Chicago event.
Jan. 6, 2016 – Lawyers should consider their future – and those they leave behind – when moving on to a new firm or position. In this video, David Leibowitz gives practical advice for lawyers who leave their firms, and for those left behind.
Dec. 2, 2015 – Work a room? The discussion surrounding networking often seems like the sole province of an extreme extrovert. Given the importance of in-person marketing for any business, what’s an introvert to do? Jeff Glazer has good news for those yearning for a different approach.
Wisconsin’s bioscience industry is booming, creating opportunity, not just for the scientists that conduct bench research, but for lawyers, too. Read how lawyers serving the biotech arena are making an impact, what they’re doing, and how they got to where they are. There are many entry points to the field, and you don’t have to be a scientist to participate.