1255 ABA Journal Solos/Small Firms articles.
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo will join other leaders from the ABA in volunteering for ABA Free Legal Answers, a virtual legal advice clinic that allows income-eligible users to ask volunteer attorneys civil legal questions.
Apr 12, 2021 10:06 AM CDT
For many, being your own boss is the ultimate dream. But the idea of hanging up your own shingle can be scary and confusing, while others might not know where to start. The ABA Journal asked lawyers, legal professionals, marketers, consultants and other experts what to keep in mind when starting your own practice.
Apr 1, 2021 12:05 AM CDT
During his Friday panel at the ABA Techshow 2021 titled “Rebooting a Practice: Disaster & Continuity Planning,” attorney Richard Ferguson pointed out that lawyers always have to deal with and plan for disaster, such as data hacks and hurricanes.
Mar 12, 2021 5:06 PM CST
A partner in a firm formed by former lawyers at Boies Schiller Flexner refused to leave after he was ousted for abusive behavior in a partnership vote, according to a lawsuit filed Saturday.
Mar 2, 2021 10:05 AM CST
Solo practitioners had a harder time weathering the initial economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic than others in the legal industry, according to a new report that cloud-based company Clio released on Tuesday.
Feb 24, 2021 9:19 AM CST
As a longtime technology consultant to law firms, Heinan Landa knows that lawyers are cautious customers who can be resistant to change. But the old expectations around client service no longer exist, he says, and meeting the new standards requires a shift in the way law firms do business.
Jan 27, 2021 9:14 AM CST
For attorneys who want to do more pro bono in 2021, here are five ways to get involved.
Dec 21, 2020 1:52 PM CST
A lawyer representing the Trump campaign in a federal election case in Pennsylvania asked to withdraw from the representation Monday, a day after she sought sanctions against Kirkland & Ellis for an associate's “abusive” voicemail message.
Nov 17, 2020 12:05 PM CST
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Carolyn Elefant
, an attorney who focuses her practice on energy and environmental matters and the author of several books, including Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be
Sep 25, 2020 9:58 AM CDT
The concept of BigLaw only recently crossed my radar. Though I had an idea of what it means, I wan’t sure and so I Googled it and went straight to one of my most trusted word reference texts, the Urban Dictionary.
Sep 14, 2020 10:07 AM CDT
"Antiquated" legal ethics rules are interfering with access to justice and a more sustainable legal profession, according to a bar association task force.
Jul 23, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
A lawyer in Cornelia, Georgia, is facing criminal charges after he was accused of forging signatures of a judge and a prosecutor to get his client’s costly ankle monitor removed.
Jul 21, 2020 3:49 PM CDT
Boies Schiller Flexner is among dozens of larger and more profitable law firms that received paycheck protection loans. Boies Schiller received between $5 million and $10 million. What other firms also received loans of up to $10 million?
Jul 6, 2020 5:27 PM CDT
Many smaller law firms applied for loans under the federal Paycheck Protection Program, and many are still waiting.
Apr 29, 2020 12:45 PM CDT
Every lawyer, from the solo practitioner to lawyers in large international firms, should ask themselves this question, says lawyer Thomas Aertgeerts. For young lawyers and law students, this is even more important.
Apr 16, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
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