• Legal Trends Report

    Clio Legal Trends Report Finds Law Firms Aren’t Responsive to Potential Clients

    Clio, a cloud-based legal technology company, announced the results of its 2019 Legal Trends Report this week at the Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego. The annual report is the legal industry’s largest nationwide assessment of client services among law firms. The study found that client service remains a challenge for law firms. Potential cli...
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  • Illinois Joins Lawyer Re-regulation Debate

    Yesterday, the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) and the Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) launched a joint task force to respond to the market failure in consumer legal services. In addition to addressing the gap in access to legal services, the CBA/CBF Task Force on the Sustainable Practice of Law and Innovation will address how lawyers are hampered and s...
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  • Technology Competency

    Michigan is 37th State to Adopt Duty of Technology Competency Rules

    In September, Michigan adopted an ethical duty of technology competency for lawyers. This makes Michigan the 37th state to adopt the standard since the American Bar Association amended Comment 8 to Rule 1.1. in its Model Rules of Professional Conduct in 2012. The Michigan amendment will take effect on January 1, 2020. The Michigan Supreme Court...
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  • designing a cle

    Designing a CLE: It Takes a Village

    Designing a CLE can be a lonely process, but it doesn’t have to be. Ideally, it shouldn’t be. I was recently singing my own praises about a learning solution I developed at work. My friend listened, paused and then asked a seemingly innocuous question: “You wrote all the content?” “Yep. Well, not all of it. Some of it. A bit. There ...
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News

Legal Trends Report

Clio Legal Trends Report Finds Law Firms Aren’t Responsive to Potential Clients

Clio, a cloud-based legal technology company, announced the results of its 2019 Legal Trends Report this week at the Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego. The annual report is the legal industry’s largest nationwide assessment of client services among law firms. The study found that client service remains a challenge for law firms. Potential cli...
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Move the Needle Fund

Northwestern Law Joins Initiative to Increase Diversity in Legal Profession

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law has joined a national initiative aimed at creating a more diverse legal profession. The Move the Needle Fund, a first-of-its-kind experimental “laboratory,” will test innovative approaches to improving diversity and inclusion over five years at five U.S. law firms. These pilots will serve as roadmaps for dive...
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Press

University of Illinois College of Law

University of Illinois College of Law Joins Jumpstart

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is thrilled to announce that the University of Illinois College of Law has joined the Jumpstart law school preparation program. The University of Illinois is the first law school outside of Chicago to participate in Jumpstart. Retired U.S. Seventh Circuit Judge Ann Claire Williams launched...
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