Although lawyers' work locations may have changed as a result of the pandemic, their professional responsibilities have not. Read new State Bar ethics opinion EF-21-02, which addresses the practical and ethical considerations of working remotely.
This article addresses donation-based crowdfunding campaigns, which may provide financial resources for individuals who might otherwise be unable to afford legal services. The ethics rules do not disallow lawyers to crowdfund, but lawyers must proceed cautiously.
The author lists his top 20 developments in technology and innovation that, especially in legal practice, in our courts, and in our justice system generally, will see us into the future.
Grief can interfere with our ability to practice law, if not managed well. While 2020 was a significant year in many respects, it affected our ability to confront and manage grief. Amy Devine offers tips for managing grief post-2020, including in your lawpractice.
The idea of adapting your legal practice to a virtual format is not a novel idea – and under COVID-19, is now a reality for many of us in the legal profession. But should it be a permanent move, post pandemic? Stephen Hegedus discusses the pros and cons of virtual and traditional offices.
Looking for law firm marketing tips and strategies? Here are a few considerations to help you reach your client revenue goals for 2021, just a preview of what's to come at the Lawyer Marketing and Networking Expo, Jan. 13, 2021, from State Bar of Wisconsin Practice411.
The recently formed Task Force on Wisconsin Lawyer Well-Being is at work to research ways to better address substance abuse and mental health issues that affect lawyers. James Casey, a member of the task force, provides an update on its work.
Language in President Trump’s Aug. 8, 2020, executive order on COVID-19 loan relief is different from that of the CARES Act. Clarification issued by the Department of Education states that, despite the original language, the latest student loan relief order does allow otherwise eligible borrowers to count the deferred payments towards PSLF.