Aug. 3, 2016 – This year, it's all about giving you more – more CLE, more resources, more time to network, more fun, more of the hottest trends – at the 2016 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference, Oct. 20-22, at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
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.