HEADLINES for February 17th, 2016
What is ABA Resolution 105?
And why is it upsetting lawyers and state/local ABA chapters around the United States?
You will want to know what this is.
ABA Resolution 105 begins the framework for defining the objectives for identifying and implementing regulations for “non-traditional legal service providers” and “non-lawyer ownership of law firms,” which then will be determined by each state ABA chapter in the United States.
“Non-traditional legal service providers” are NOT coming. They are here.
Interest for and Opposition to Resolution 105 stirs at the ABA
Resolution 105 was Approved by the ABA House of Delegates on Monday Feb 8th, 2016
The Legal Services Act of 2007 in the UK already have 600+ ABSs
FIRM AND PARTNER HEADLINES
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CORPORATE LEGAL DEPT HEADLINES
4 Reasons Why In-House Lawyers can be Bullish about the Future
DEWEY & LEBOEUF RECENT HEADLINES
A Retrial Set for September 2016; Steven Davis accepted DA Plea Deal
Deep Work — if you only read one article this week, dig into Cal Newport’s piece on Adam Grant.
Author of another huge hit already in 2016, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World
, Georgetown University’s Newport concludes that the key to peak productivity is batching. There is no way around it – you have to find chunks of uninterrupted time to work on important things. This is THE routine that sets you free. 90 minutes here and there is key. John D. Rockefeller set aside several hours each morning. Others take a day-a-week or 90 minutes each day. For Grant, he only lectures one semester, so he can focus on his teaching – and he’s the top rated teacher at Wharton. Then he takes the other semester to research/write – and he became the youngest tenured professor in history. Take 2 minutes to read this article.
by Verne Harnish of Gazelles
THINGS PEOPLE SAY
“non traditional legal service providers are now a significant economic force”
Judy Perry Martinez
ABA chair of the Commission on the Future of Legal Services
ECONOMICS & MARKETS
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