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The benefits and challenges of limited scope services

Stephanie Kimbro is well-known for starting one of the first virtual law practices in 2006. Now the North Carolina-based attorney has written a book for the American Bar Association addressing the opportunities and challenges of unbundled legal services.

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Should the ABA mandate diversity in its model rules?

The American Bar Association should include diversity as part of the group’s model rules for attorneys, according to a recent request from the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession.

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Real estate is riskiest practice area, ABA survey finds

Legal malpractice insurers for the first time are reporting a higher percentage of claims involving real estate than any other practice area, according to a new survey from the American Bar Association.

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ABA: Lawyer use of blogs, social sites continues to rise

The use of social media by lawyers – including blogs and social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Twitter – is continuing to increase, according to the annual technology survey conducted by the American Bar Association.

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ABA adopts policies on online marketing, technology, data

The American Bar Association adopted new ethical guidelines for lawyers regarding online marketing and staying aware of current technology at its annual meeting this month. The ABA House of Delegates also approved a policy requiring law schools to provide detailed ...

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ABA revisits model rule on virtual law practice

The practice of law has seen numerous changes in the last 10 years, as online options have expanded to give attorneys the ability to work from almost anywhere. For the last decade, though, the American Bar Association’s licensing guidelines have remained unchanged. But now, the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20 has posed three possible approaches to revising the rule in an Issues Paper. It is accepting comments through July 31.

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