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6 days ago

The Zoom Boom in Law: The Good, the Bad, & the Data

By: Wendell Jisa
The COVID-19 pandemic nudged the legal industry to adopt virtual business practices more widely. While lawyers have rarely been early adopters when it comes to tech, the pressures of the pandemic on attorneys’ bottom line (and greater demand from clients) have forced firms of all sizes to adapt or die. In fact, in the American... Read more »
14 Min Read Legal Opinions & Ethics
December 15, 2021

ABA Ethics Opinion Cracks Open Door to ABS

By: Keith R. Fisher
Introduction: The Expansion of ABS Alternative business structures (ABS) is a generic term used in the legal ethics arena to refer to any form of business model for provision of legal services that is different from traditional law practice models (sole proprietorship and various types of partnerships).  ABS can include the possibility of equity ownership... Read more »
29 Min Read Business Regulation & Regulated Industries
December 8, 2021

Zombie Claims: Federal Consumer Protection Laws’ Pendent Principles of Third-Party Standing

By: Amir Shachmurove
I. Introduction In its heyday, the common law treated injury causes of action[1] as purely personal in character.[2] From this assumption followed the hoary doctrine, naturally entombed in Latin (Actio personalis moritur cum persona), that held all such claims to be extinguished upon the death of the injured individual.[3] Ironically, this theorem may have encouraged... Read more »

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14 Min Read Legal Opinions & Ethics
December 15, 2021

ABA Ethics Opinion Cracks Open Door to ABS

By: Keith R. Fisher

Introduction: The Expansion of ABS Alternative business structures (ABS) is a generic term used in the legal ethics arena to…

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