Law Firms

Is Nonlawyer Ownership of Legal Service Providers Really That Bad? (Ethics Attorney Jim Doppke)

Ethics attorney Jim Doppke discusses the pros and cons of liberalizing rules that prohibit people who are not lawyers from owning an interest in legal services companies and sharing in legal fees.

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Neil Irwin On Successful (Legal) Careers in the Modern Economy (Replay)

We talk to New York Times Senior Economics Correspondent Neil Irwin about his book, How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World: The Definitive Guide to Adapting and Succeeding in High-Performance Careers. To write the book, Neil interviewed successful employees with companies in various industries–from Microsoft to a company running popular New York City eateries.  He wanted…

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Jim Doppke on the Ethics of Legal Tech and the Duty to Supervise Robots (2019)

Legal ethics attorney Jim Doppke returns for an encore appearance to discuss the impact that legal tech and legal innovation have on the Rules of Professional Conduct and other rules that govern how lawyers practice law. Jim explains how Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 (Lawyer’s Duty of Competence) and 5.3 (Responsibilities Regarding Nonlawyer Assistance)…

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