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Bumpy Road Ahead for All in Adoption of AI in the Legal Industry

By Vaidehi Mehta, Esq.

2023 feels more like Y2K with the exponential growth in artificial intelligence. My, how far we've come from SmarterChild. It seems like just yesterday we could barely imagine the world of "WALL-E"; now, we can't imagine a world without DALL-E. But with the recent tsunami of…

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How to Break Up With a Client

By Laura Temme, Esq.

In November, a federal judge granted Greenberg Traurig LLP's request to withdraw as Ye's counsel in a copyright action filed by Ultra International Music Publishing. The judge ordered the firm to personally serve him with their motion to withdraw, but in a December letter, Greenberg Traurig stated that Ye had stopped responding to communications. A process server couldn't find him at any of his known addresses. Eventually, his phone was disconnected altogether.

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Lawyer Suspended for Instructing Clients to Spread COVID-19, Other Misconduct

By Arin E. Berkson, J.D.

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.

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Lawyer Removed from Radio City Music Hall After Facial Recognition Flagged Her As Opposing Counsel

By Laura Temme, Esq.

Many of us have endured mixed reactions when we inform someone that we're an attorney. Sometimes it's apprehension, other times, it opens a Pandora's box of information we did not want about an acquaintance. But how many of us have been asked to leave a public arts venue because of where we work?

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What If Your Law School Loses Its Accreditation?

By Catherine Hodder, Esq.

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.

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Harvard and Yale Will No Longer Participate in U.S. News Law School Rankings

By Laura Temme, Esq.

Harvard and Yale's law schools announced this week that they will no longer submit themselves for ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Both schools say that one of the most troubling outcomes triggered by law school rankings is the barriers they create for lower-income students.

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