The Practice of Law: Deregulate or Redefine?

more+
less-

The ABA and state bar associations have worked together to create unnecessary barriers to entry into the legal profession—things like accreditation requirements for law schools, licensing requirements for attorneys, and restrictions on the ownership of law firms by non-attorneys. These artificial restrictions on the free market have prevented competition, stifled innovation, and kept costs high for consumers.

This is the position set forth in a recent Wall Street Journal editorial on the deregulation of the practice of law.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Published In: Firm Marketing Updates, Professional Practice Updates, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Fortenberry Legal | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »