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Legal Profession
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
30% of lawyers surveyed donate more than 80 hrs of pro bono annually »
Despite busy schedules and rising caseloads, lawyers are making more time for pro bono work. Read more at Morningstar Inc...
Friday, August 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Perspective: The legal industry should wake up before it’s too late »
The legal industry is facing what Harvard’s Clayton Christensen calls the “Innovator’s Dilemma.” Read more at Bloomberg L...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The law firm as pay-day loan store without having to pay back »
Young lawyers, struggling with tens of thousands of dollars in student debt, are finding relief from a new source: their e...
Wednesday, August 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Survey: Social studies students earn more than lawyers »
In a series of stats appearing to rock the world of law non-governmental organization has claimed that UK law graduates wh...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In Britain, DIY justice is in vogue »
One hour of litigation now costs nearly half the average UK adult’s weekly earnings of £500, fuelling a rise in DIY justic...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Unbundling legal services could open the door to innovation »
A recent paper from the Brookings Institution suggests that non-lawyer legal services would benefit the economy, too....
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obstruction in justice: pay gap, undervalued skills quickly thin female lawyer ranks »
As more women lawyers leave the profession, experts worry they take important skills with them. Read more in The Denver P...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do law firms really need all of those lawyers? »
Should law firm leaders be firing more lawyers? That seems to be the takeaway of a report released... by the legal consult...
Friday, June 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
There’s no debate: non-lawyer ownership of law firms proposal is dead »
… the prospect that the American Bar Association would consider non-lawyer ownership of firms at its a...
Thursday, June 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
As attitudes change about prison sentencing, lawyers answer the call »
History will record that this effort by the bar is one of the largest, most ambitious pro bono efforts in the history of t...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
She ditched her $400,000-a-year legal job after her ‘woman’s card’ only held her back »
That “woman’s card” everyone’s talking about? It didn’t work that well for Kristen Jarvis Johnson. Johnson, 33, climbed th...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NH Bar survey reveals 1 in 5 members don’t expect to be practicing in ten years »
...The survey reveals that many attorneys are planning to leave the profession or are uncertain about what the future hold...
Monday, May 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers are facing a problem they don’t know they have »
Imagine this scenario: you sit down at a new restaurant and are eyeing the steak on the menu. There is no price next to it...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women lawyers: forget your job and focus on your career »
Like all lawyers, women lawyers face demanding, time-consuming jobs. For many, they must also juggle primary family respon...
Thursday, May 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK legal fees investigation reveals huge disparities between law firms »
The startling figures have emerged from research commissioned by the Legal Services Board (LSB), which recommends consumer...
Tuesday, May 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Fla. women lawyers, high stress equals unequal pay »
Women have made their way into law firms and courtrooms... But that doesn’t mean they are happy. Read more in The Miami H...
Monday, May 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
American lawyers have an Atticus Finch complex and it’s killing the profession »
At the beginning of every law school semester, I asked my students why they wanted to go to law school. Read more in Quar...
Friday, April 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Japanese lawyers don’t have enough lawsuits to keep them busy »
Japan is struggling with an unlikely problem: Its people aren’t litigious enough. [Note: To read this story, paste this U...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The “Lump of Lawyers” fallacy and what it means to the profession »
Imagine the world of law in the United States as a fixed amount of legal work that needs doing. Read more at Seytlines.co...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
You know what? Being a lawyer still looks pretty good »
Within some circles, it’s become fashionable to knock the legal profession …For now, being a lawyer still looks pretty goo...
Thursday, March 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opposition to ABA Law Connect was about lawyer protectionism, not public good »
It’s time the ABA, state bars, and lawyers recognize that antediluvian, protectionist self-regulation will end up sinking...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do lawyers really ‘want fries with that?’ »
Thousands of attorneys perform tasks so routine that some believe they should get the same protections as the rest of the...
Friday, March 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Millennial Manifesto: Young BigLaw Lawyers Demand Change »
Many say that the millennial generation is going to change the world. And we're beginning to see a push for that change in...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jobs report shows continued legal industry declines »
Despite a strong overall jobs picture in the U.S., legal services employment declined by a seasonally adjusted 1,500 jobs...
Monday, March 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
They’re here! They’re here! »
How will millennials impact law firms? The group -- 18-35 yr. olds -- now makes up 21% of lawyers in the U.S. Read more i...
Thursday, March 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The elephant in the room »
The Florida Bar has released a survey of women lawyers about their experience in the profession and the results are soberi...
Friday, March 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK legal sector needs a single regulator and more control over who can call themselves a lawyer »
The boss of the Law Society has… called for there to be a single regulator for the legal profession and more control over...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Here's the odd reason a state representative gave for his law-licenses-for-legislators bill »
Missouri state Rep. Robert Ross (R) has announced that he is withdrawing his bill that would have made legislators eligibl...
Thursday, February 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can technology bring lawyers into the 21st century? »
The legal profession is perhaps more associated with bulging files of papers, odd clothing and arcane procedures than with...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will U.S. lawyers regulate themselves into diminished relevance? »
The Brits may be anachronistic when it comes to barrister attire, but they are certainly progressive in legal regulation....
Monday, February 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABA-Rocket Lawyer project fizzles out »
Facing strong opposition from state and local bar groups, the American Bar Association has quickly backed away from a pilo...
Friday, February 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The rise of lawyer 2.0 »
Law is a $650 billion dollar global industry. It’s not going to disappear anytime soon. And neither will lawyers. But thei...
Monday, February 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
We really don’t need lawyers to handle every legal problem »
UK Senior judge says civil cases up to £25,000 should be carried out in 'paperless' courts with most work done by admin st...
Monday, February 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Single payer health care model should work for lawyers »
Americans spend more on lawyers than any other country, and yet we get the worst legal outcomes of any developed nation....
Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds future lawyers suffer from drug, alcohol and depression problems »
Some of America’s future lawyers are hiding drug, alcohol, and depression problems instead of seeking help, a new report h...

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