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New Jersey Court Orders Lawyers to Disclose Competitors’ Billing Practices and to Use Data To Inform Clients of Likelihood of Success

March 20, 2019

Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court granted certification to hear an appeal of the Appellate Division’s ruling in Balducci v. Cige, Docket No. A-3068-16T2 (August 30, 2018) which voided an attorney’s hourly fee agreement with a client for a discrimination action because the lawyer failed to advise the client that other firms could handle…

Ever Have A Case That Wouldn’t End? It’s Not Your Fault…

January 18, 2005

Imagine the joy of Maureen Graves, an Orange County attorney who works alone out of her garage when she learned this news. (Fresno Bee, 1/17/05).  Seven years ago, Graves took a case on behalf of…

The Solo Blog That Never Was

January 18, 2005

Evan Schaeffer of Legal Underground has this entertaining post on Anonymous Solo, the weblog on the day-to-day life of a solo that never quite got off the ground.

From Regulatory Biglaw Attorney to Cutting Edge Reproduction Specialist

January 18, 2005

What you may want to know upfront is that this article, Fatherhood by a New Formula, Sandra Boodman, Washington Post (1/18/05) isn’t really about small firm attorneys.  Rather, it’s more about a growing trend of…

A2J Project

January 18, 2005

This article, Internet Attorney:  More Than Pro Se, New Factor Network (1/17/05) reports on the Chicago-Ken College of Law’s Access to Justice (A2J) program that includes a sophisticated computer system for pro se litigants to…

Big Firm Partners: Not Much More Than Small Time Employees

January 14, 2005

Big firm partnership.  In many legal circles, big firm partnerships are regarded as the brass ring, the peak of the legal mountain.  Law students dream of them, young associates sacrifice their personal lives to 80…

How A Little Lawsuit Now Threatens A Lawyer’s Career – and How to Avoid this Mess

January 13, 2005

This article, He’s Sure He’s Right But He’s All Alone (1/9/05) describes the epic of Mark Adams, who finds himself on the brink of losing his law license all because of a case that he…

Hot Practice Area Alert

January 13, 2005

This month’s issue of Law Practice Management (Jan/Feb 2005) contain’s Robert Denney’s annual Trends Report:  What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession. Topping the list of hot practice areas are employment law, IP…

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