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    Canadian Bar Futures Report: What do Lawyers Do?

    A year ago, the Canadian Bar Association’s Legal Futures Initiative released its revolutionary report titled “Futures: Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada” As I have written about before, the recommendations in the Futures report are bold. If the…
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    Becoming a Lawyer: How to Ace Day 1 of Law School

    Ten years ago this month I started my path to becoming a lawyer. In August 2005, I enrolled at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor. I spent three years with some of the most remarkable people I…
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  • women in leadership

    Women in Leadership? Not as Lead or Trial Counsel

    Where are all the women in the courtroom? Last month the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession came out with some disheartening news: men are three times more likely to be lead counsel in civil cases than…
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  • lawyer ethics

    Lawyer Ethics and Advertising

    You’ve all seen the cringe-worthy legal ads on TV, billboards, at the movies, in your Twitter feeds. Hire Lawyer X who is the most aggressive, obnoxious, etc. Many would say the ads are in bad taste. Should this be allowed…
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Indiana Simplifies Admissions for Attorneys with Military Spouses

Last week, Indiana waived the minimum practice requirements for attorneys seeking admission to the Indiana Bar who have military spouses on active duty. Rule 6 of the Indiana Rules for Admission to the Bar and the Discipline of Attorneys now…
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Posted by on August 27, 2015

Colorado Streamlines Discovery Procedures

To increase the accessibility of justice and reduce the overall cost and delay of litigation in the state, Colorado’s Supreme Court adopted several amendments to its rules of civil procedure. The changes made to the rules reflect those of the…
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Posted by on August 24, 2015