• client informaiton

    How to Ethically Store and Transmit Client Information in the Cloud

    It’s all too common to find law firms busting at the seams with an avalanche of paper. Some might say it’s in our nature. The importance of “the original” of a document begins in the hallowed halls of law school….
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  • new legal talent

    An Institute for the Future of New Legal Talent

    My job at the Commission is to be a change agent for the profession.  In my travels, I am regularly reminded that the law profession is made up of many constituent parts and you can’t change the whole without the…
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  • Jumpstart for Diverse Students

    Giving Diverse Law Students a Jumpstart

    Do you remember your first day of law school? I do – vaguely. I remember walking into the Gothic hall that held the new first year class at the University of Michigan Law School. I remember a chaotic blur of…
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  • #MeToo

    The #MeToo Culture Shift in the Legal Profession

    As the #MeToo movement maintains its impact across the nation, the legal industry continues to respond. Law firms, law departments, bar associations, and even the judiciary are reviewing sexual harassment policies, examining reporting procedures and structures, and fostering  dialogue meant…
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legal talent

An Institute for the Future of New Legal Talent

Legal services are not being deployed in the way they were a few years (or a hundred years) back.  Which means we need lawyers trained with new skills using new methodologies.  And unfortunately, law schools are not equipped at this…
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Diversity and Wellbeing

Register Today: Free Regional Conferences on Diversity and Well-Being

Diversity and well-being are essential to an attorney’s ethical and professional practice. But what does it mean to have an awareness of diversity? How can a busy practitioner ensure their mental well-being? Meeting New CLE Requirement It has been over…
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James DeAno

Commissioner Spotlight: James DeAno

I developed a curiosity for the law when I was in high school. I remember having classes where we held mock debates and trials. I personally loved making arguments and enjoyed the process of crafting a counterpoint to address the opposing arguments.  …
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