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How Legal Ethics Rules on Non-Fee Splitting Platforms Lead to Unintended Consequences and Ludicrous Results

June 20, 2018

Today, my blogging buddy Bob Ambrogi posted about a soon-to-be-launching platform Text A Lawyer. Designed to mimic the convenience of Uber, Text-a-Lawyer would allow users to text legal questions via their phones for just $20 and have them answered by a lawyer within minutes. Text-a-Lawyer is a great idea for many reasons. First, because text is…

Is There A Malpractice Action a-Comin’?

February 22, 2005

Many attorneys who practice criminal law believe that their malpractice exposure is minimal.  After all, it’s hard to show that it’s more likely than not that a client would have avoided conviction but for the…

More on Going Solo After Law School

February 22, 2005

David Swanner,  a South Carolina  solo weighs in with some good advice about starting a practice out of law school over here at his web log, South Carolina Trial Law.  David knows about going solo…

Alabama Court Appointed Attorneys May Strike

February 22, 2005

We’ve already had a lengthy discussion over the reasonableness of $30-$40/hour court appointed rates back here. Now, there’s an interesting development relating to court appointed rates out of Alabama as reported in  Lawyers for Poor…

Should You Marry Your Law Partner?

February 22, 2005

Arnie Herz of Legal Sanity discusses what it’s like to work with a spouse and links to some other articles that discuss this issue.

Reid Blogs

February 22, 2005

My D.C. colleague and Law Practice Management Advisor, Reid Trautz recently started blogging at Reid My Blog.  As I can personally attest (having started my firm before Reid came on board with the D.C. Bar),…

On Line Tools for Family Law Attorneys

February 22, 2005

Here’s an article, Matrimonial Lawyers Have a Powerful Tool in the Internet, Jonathan Bick and Jonathan E. Von Kohorn, Small Firm Business (2/22/05) that offers a primer on how family law attorneys can use the…

Lawyer Sanctioned for Disclosing What A Judge Should Have

February 15, 2005

Here’s another outrageous story of judicial heavyhandedness.  This story,  Attorneys Sanctioned for Representing Client’s Challenges of Judicial Ethics (Empire Journal 2/14/05).  According to the article, the New York Appellate Division, First Department sanctioned two New…

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