Law Firm Tests Whether It Can Sue Associate for 'Quiet Quitting'
"Quiet quitting" and "double dipping" with multiple full-time jobs are some of the newest buzzwords about the modern, remote workplace. Both of these issues may be affecting the legal industry, although it isn't clear to what extent. But for the first time in a legal filing,…Read more about "Law Firm Tests Whether It Can Sue Associate for 'Quiet Quitting'"
ABA Votes To Keep Admission Tests Requirement
For the second time in six years, the American Bar Association (ABA) has voted to keep the law school entrance exam requirement in place for schools seeking ABA accreditation. The vote took place at the ABA House of Delegates’ midyear meeting in New Orleans. The ABA’s…Read more about "ABA Votes To Keep Admission Tests Requirement"
Lawyer Suspended for Instructing Clients to Spread COVID-19, Other Misconduct
Normally, bankruptcy lawyers advise their clients on how to legally achieve a discharge of their debts. They explain to their clients that the bankruptcy system offers a fresh start to the proverbial “honest but unfortunate debtor.” But that wasn’t the case for one recently suspended Colorado lawyer who encouraged his chapter 7 bankruptcy clients to spread COVID-19 to opposing counsel, among other egregious misconduct.Read more about "Lawyer Suspended for Instructing Clients to Spread COVID-19, Other Misconduct"
What If Your Law School Loses Its Accreditation?
After you spend all your blood, sweat, tears (and money) pursuing a law degree, what happens if the law school you attended loses its accreditation status with the American Bar Association? The American Bar Association is responsible for setting legal education standards and minimum bar examination pass rates for accredited law schools. Currently, there are 199 ABA-approved law schools in the U.S.Read more about "What If Your Law School Loses Its Accreditation?"
How to Make the Most of 'Love Your Lawyer Day' This Year
Love your lawyer day is upon us. But if Love Your Lawyer Day is news to you, you might ask: Do people even know Love Your Lawyer Day exists? Do lawyers even know if it exists? By all odds, most people probably don't. It was created in 2001 by legal marketers as a campaign to soften the appearance of lawyers in the public's eyes. The idea is to provide a day where people can share positive experiences with lawyers. And if you think that one day a year isn't enough, there's also "Be Kind to Lawyers Day" and "Love Litigating Lawyers Day." (Leave it to lawyers to come up with more than one day.)Read more about "How to Make the Most of 'Love Your Lawyer Day' This Year"
What Should Lawyers Do about Vampires, Werewolves, and Witches?
With all the sangria red, canary yellow, and marmalade orange-colored leaves falling onto a world pining for Halloween, the time is now to turn off your inner scaredy-cat and ask yourself a pointed question. Will you be prepared to represent the next vampire who stakes out your office, the werewolf clawing its way into your courtroom, or the witch in need of a lawyer for a spell? Before you answer in the affirmative and give yourself a full-size candy bar, you might want to consider that other trick-or-treaters have boldly gone before you. Consider the gauntlet they must have walked for these bite-sized treats.Read more about "What Should Lawyers Do about Vampires, Werewolves, and Witches?"
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