The latest comes from the New Jersey Supreme Court, the governing body for lawyer licensure in the state, which last week blacklisted services from Avvo, LegalZoom and RocketLawyer that match consumers with attorneys because of concerns over fee-sharing and referral fees. […] Lawyers, courts and bar associations talk a good game when it comes to public service and making legal services more accessible. But it’s not happening. When businesses everywhere are seizing technology to reduce prices and improve services, bar associations and courts governing lawyers are sticking their heads in the sand and digging in their heels. This is a real shame — for the public who don’t have access to the law and for lawyers who are increasingly becoming irrelevant to the average person in this country.
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Brendan is an attorney at Blackwell Burke PA in Minneapolis, Minnesota practicing in the areas of toxic tort, products liability, and other complex litigation. He is also a Lawyerist contributor. Read how he works.
Having authored a computer language for attorneys, you might think my answer to the question of whether attorneys should learn to code is an unqualified “Yes.” In truth, my answer is “It depends.” It depends on what you mean by code. It depends on who you mean by attorneys, and it certainly depends on what’s… More on Lawyerist.com.
It isn’t often that you see a relatively technical debate about legal ethics and what information lawyers may reveal about clients playing out in real time in the non-legal press, but that’s what we have happening right now. Donald Trump seems to be taxing lawyers’ abilities to stay quiet about their past representation of him… More on Lawyerist.com.
It is an old and tired joke that everyone hates lawyers, but right now, it is law schools that are getting bashed around by, well, everyone. From low bar passage rates to the student debt crisis and everything in between, there is a continual drumbeat from media outlets that law schools basically suck. […]
V skladu z Zakonom o strokovnih in znanstvenih naslovih (ZSZN-1) in Seznamom strokovnih in znanstvenih naslovov in njihovih okrajšav je upravičen uporabljati strokovni naslov “diplomirani pravnik (UN)/diplomirana pravnica (UN)” (prva stopnja študijskega programa) oziroma “magister prava/magistrica prava” (druga stopnja študijskega programa), in sicer za imenom in priimkom.
Znanstveni naslov (doktor znanosti) pa se pristavlja pred imenom in priimkom. Tisti pravniki, ki so pridobili strokovni naslov pred uveljavitvijo tega zakona, uporabljajo naslov, kakršnega so pridobili (tj. univerzitetni diplomirani pravnik, magister (pravnih) znanosti ali doktor (pravnih) znanosti).