680 ABA Journal Business of Law articles.
Blame it on the pandemic. Law offices throughout the country are finally tiptoeing into the virtual world. For most professions, this is nothing new: More than half of professionals worked remotely at least half the week before the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March.
Feb 1, 2021 1:10 AM CST
Law firms throughout the United States—and the rest of the world—are dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and a sluggish economy. Although it’s clear that firms need to focus on cost-saving measures, what’s not so transparent is where the costs should be cut.
Dec 1, 2020 1:40 AM CST
Dec 1, 2020 1:30 AM CST
While attendees of ABA Techshow 2021 won’t get to walk through a bustling exhibit hall or dine together at one of Chicago’s many pizzerias or steakhouses, organizers of what will now be an all-virtual gathering because of the coronavirus say they still hope to foster a strong sense of community.
Dec 1, 2020 1:20 AM CST
Dec 1, 2020 1:10 AM CST
“I think their clearest objective is to convince people that our institutions, including our justice system, are irrevocably broken,” says Suzanne Spaulding, senior adviser for homeland security and director of the Defending Democratic Institutions project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Oct 1, 2020 1:50 AM CDT
Winning cases and helping clients is crucial to a profitable law firm. But there’s another piece of the puzzle that’s often neglected: company culture.
Oct 1, 2020 1:40 AM CDT
The need for social distancing has forced every industry to rethink how it operates and seek creative ways to conduct business. Obviously, the courts provide an essential service, but COVID-19 may have dealt a huge blow to court reporters as court systems reconsider how they conduct proceedings that previously required people to gather together in close quarters.
Oct 1, 2020 1:30 AM CDT
Litigation software is expected to deliver accurate and comprehensive results, but the outcome isn’t always as clear cut.
Aug 1, 2020 1:00 AM CDT
A lot remains unknown about our post-coronavirus future, but an onslaught of commercial bankruptcies seems inescapable—and law firms are taking a hard look at their bankruptcy and restructuring practice groups in anticipation of increased demand.
Aug 1, 2020 12:50 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2020 12:45 AM CDT
Lucy Davis of Davis Law Group in Seattle is not an attorney. In fact, she is ineligible to sit for the bar. That’s because she’s a poodle. Nevertheless, that didn’t prevent her from being honored as a Lawyer of Distinction in the personal injury field in 2017.
Jun 1, 2020 1:10 AM CDT
It’s long been acknowledged that politics should be a topic avoided on dates, at family gatherings and at work. But for some attorneys, being political has become part of their business model.
Jun 1, 2020 1:05 AM CDT
Jun 1, 2020 1:00 AM CDT
Believing concerns that its microphones could allow for eavesdropping on private conversations were largely because of a misunderstanding of the product, ShotSpotter did something radical: It opened itself up to an independent privacy audit conducted by the Policing Project at the New York University School of Law.
Apr 1, 2020 1:50 AM CDT