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What Risks Do Lawyers Face When Clients Keep Some Legal Tasks In-House Or Assign to Outside Vendors?

May 24, 2012, 04:22 pm CDT


Lower PPP.

By B. McLeod on 2012 05 25, 11:39 am CDT

Purchasing power parity?

By NoleLaw on 2012 05 25, 5:05 pm CDT

NoleLaw, no, I believe it stands for “profits per ...” something or other; that’s where it gets a little hazy.  Paralegal, maybe?

By WTG on 2012 05 25, 5:34 pm CDT

After due diligence on outside vendors on their expertise, John’s comments to have a calculated risks planning that may delineate the reasons to outsource the expertise instead of producing in-house.  The plan could be explained to the client and acceptable to judges in the event of any ensuing lawsuit.  Finally, syndicated the risks with the vendors as they share the corresponding revenues.  These measures may “reduce” risk for malpractice on division of tasks and “increase” understanding or agreement from the clients.

By Jutrist on 2012 05 26, 5:02 pm CDT

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