The American Bar Association is urging state licensing authorities to let 2019-20 law school graduates who can't take the bar exam because of the coronavirus pandemic practice law under certain circumstances.Read More »
By landing a steady job in a hopping metropolis, Jake Fischer achieved the dream of many who finished law school during the Great Recession. Then, he left the big-city life and moved to a small South Dakota town, lured by a program that seeks to boost the number of rural attorneys.
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A proposed state Supreme Court rule change aims to give judges guidance on how to handle the increasing number of people who enter the civil court system without a lawyer.Read More »
In 1991 the American Bar Association adopted Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.17 which affirmed that an entire practice could be bought or sold, and modified the Rule in 2002 to permit the sale of part of a practice.Read More »
Lawyers have an ethical obligation to understand risks.Read More »
The practice of law has seen numerous changes in the last 10 years, as online options have expanded to give attorneys the ability to work from almost anywhere. For the last decade, though, the American Bar Association’s licensing guidelines have remained unchanged.Read More »