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Legal Profession
Thursday, July 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodbye Guild – law’s changing culture »
‘Culture’ describes the values, philosophy, shared objectives, and interactions - internal and external - of its members....
Monday, July 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennials are changing the legal profession in an unexpected way »
Millennials have made an impression on the modern workplace that will forever change how companies operate. Read more in...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Film about women leaving the profession airs nationwide »
Millions of people across the country will soon better understand the struggles that women lawyers face every day to succe...
Friday, June 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why a certain species of lawyer is going extinct »
... "You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” Read mor...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed Ohio Law: Tax break to encourage pro bono work »
...House Bill 232... would offer a maximum $10,000 annual tax deduction to incentivize lawyers and law firms to donate the...
Monday, June 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The legal profession is failing low-income and middle-class people. Let’s fix that. »
After President Trump issued his executive order in January banning travel from seven countries, lawyers dashed to the aid...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The future lawyer »
One way to describe the future lawyer is to list some key challenges attorneys will confront, and identify the requisite s...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Changing Legal Profession »
The corporate legal services industry is in need of massive change to address fundamental shortcomings... Read more at la...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research: Over 90% of UK young lawyers are suffering from work-related stress »
New research has suggested that more than 90% of young lawyers have felt under “too much emotional or mental pressure” at...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
‘I’ll criticize judges,’ Trump says, hours after a scolding for doing just that »
Not even a public scolding from Judge Neil M. Gorsuch could get President Trump to stop bashing federal judges. Read more...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The law’s emotion problem »
...Justice Anthony M. Kennedy acknowledged — perhaps unwittingly — that our legal system relies on a particular theory of...
Thursday, April 6, 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....
Tuesday, April 4, 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...
Thursday, March 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women in the legal profession still must face these four obstacles »
Inequality and a lack of access to partnership is a continuing problem for many in the profession. Read more at lawfuel...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Few Asian-Americans hold top legal jobs, study says »
A new study ... finds Asian Americans are well-represented among the nation’s attorneys, but still missing from leadership...
Friday, February 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pop culture’s portrayal of lawyers misses the mark 'Making a Murderer' lawyer says »
...you might think Dean Strang would be optimistic about the power of TV to improve the public's understanding of what law...
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
With U.S. democracy in crisis, suddenly it’s “Thank God for the Lawyers.” »
Our democracy is in crisis. For the first time, the Economist magazine has downgraded the U.S. in its ‘Democracy Index’......
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The American Bar Association’s Greatest Hits (Lost Tracks) »
Let’s face it: the legal profession is not feeling the love these days. Read more in Forbes...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thirty-six law firms pilot ideas to resolve gender divide »
Thirty six law firms have signed on to implement and pilot ideas generated by the Women In Law Hackathon. Read more at Bl...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A spate of start ups offers alternatives to traditional divorce »
Most of the employees at the Centre for Out-of-Court Divorce in Denver are trained in mediation or social work, but they a...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A floating courthouse takes the rule of law to Brazil’s frontier »
As the riverboat anchored at dawn in Itamatatuba, a far-flung outpost of the Brazilian Amazon, the court clerk rose from h...
Tuesday, January 10, 2017   (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, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The conundrum: more law degrees for women but fewer good jobs »
Women currently occupy nearly half of all the seats in American law schools, gaining credentials for a professional career...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Give lawyers a tax incentive to take on indigent defendants [Op-ed] »
Louisiana's public defenders are handling more than 1,000 felony cases a year, 850 more than the recommended annual load o...
Tuesday, December 6, 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...
Thursday, November 10, 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. Rea...
Monday, November 7, 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...
Friday, October 21, 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…
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pro bono is thriving globally, increasing in Asia and stronger in small firms »
Pro bono is thriving, according to the results of the third TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono... Read more at legalexecutives...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Georgia Bar celebrates 100 years of women lawyers »
The State Bar of Georgia celebrated the 100th anniversary of admitting women to the practice of law... Read more in the F...
Monday, September 26, 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 mor...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Justice Ginsburg tells of women’s struggle for equality »
It was like a rock concert for attorneys and judges, with an enthusiastic standing ovation... Read more in the Albuquerqu...
Thursday, September 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sup. Court board: Buckeye lawyers can’t “inhale” or do more... »
Lawyers cannot provide legal services to establish, operate, or help someone do business with a medical marijuana business...
Friday, September 2, 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 30, 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...

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