Bar Associations Give Jobless Lawyers a Boost
Some Bar Associations are behind the times. And some are challenged by the dual and potentially conflicting roles they play: one, to self-regulate the practice of law in order to protect consumers; and two, to protect the...more
Dec. 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- "Ironic" could be the theme of the current market for legal services: thousands of unemployed new lawyers, but even more potential clients who can't afford market-rate legal bills.
Recently, I received my new American Bar Association card in the mail. This is what the envelope looked like. Notice anything? To me, the first thing that stuck out was the transparent effort to show the “right” mix of...more
As our article from earlier this week demonstrates, immigration and the unlicensed practice of law often go hand in hand. It is a crime to practice law without a license in the United States. Unlicensed immigration...more
In Barry v. The State Bar of California, the California Courts of Appeal for the Second District decided a unique attorney discipline case arising under the SLAPP statute, Code of Civil Procedure Section 425.16(c). The court...more
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