Mandatory e-filing in Wisconsin circuit courts begins July 1 in some counties and in all counties by the end of 2017. This article discusses when mandatory e-filing will affect lawyers in the various legal practice areas, how much it will cost, and what lawyers must do now to prepare for e-filing.
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.