More Bar Regulators Approve Remote Work Arrangements

For any number of reasons, lawyers are increasingly working across state lines. During the COVID-19 pandemic, health regulations prevented many lawyers from traveling to law offices. They remained home, working remotely, sometimes physically located in a state where they were not licensed to practice law. Other lawyers are practicing law temporarily in jurisdictions where they…

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4 Small Tech Investments That Pay Big Dividends for Remote Depositions

Professional communications today are pervasively mediated by technology. Courtrooms, conference rooms, and judges’ chambers — those familiar environments where most of a litigator’s work was traditionally accomplished — are now frequently replaced by microphones, cameras, and computer screens.  As is the case with most technological progress, these changes carry both peril and opportunity. And while…

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Legal Practice Areas That Are Thriving During the Pandemic

The economist John Kenneth Galbraith lumped all forecasters into two groups: those who don’t know what the future will bring, and those who don’t know they don’t know what the future will bring. This observation, while being both self-evident and humbling, hasn’t diminished one bit the business community’s ardor for the forecasting game. Some predictions…

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ABA Urges Lawyers to Weigh Disparate Impacts, Safety When Making Re-Opening Plans

There’s no shortage of compliance hurdles and operational challenges for law firms to leap when formulating plans for bringing lawyers and staff back to the office following prolonged periods of absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Local health and safety mandates are first and foremost, of course. But following quickly behind are the novel challenges…

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