On June 14, from noon to 2 p.m., the Monroe County Bar Association will present a program entitled “The Economic Decline of the Legal Marketplace: What, If Anything, Can Lawyers and Law Firms Do About It?” This ominous title is prompted by the publication of a chilling report by Thomson Reuters in cooperation with the […]
ALBANY — Providing legal services for low-income New Yorkers in civil cases boosts the economy by speeding court dockets, keeping people in their homes and ensuring they get the federal benefits they’re due, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday. At a hearing called by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, the comptroller cited “plentiful” evidence of the […]
The future of New York’s Foreclosure Prevention Services Program is in doubt today after funding for the program, administered by the state Division of Homes and Community Renewal, was left out of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Executive Budget announcement. Over 130 nonprofit organizations and 350 attorneys and counselors across the state participated in the program […]
Addressing a growing need for veterans’ legal services, the New York State Bar Association’s Special Committee on Veterans is presenting a daylong program on preparing attorneys to represent military veterans and active duty service members. Experts will provide insight into the culture of veterans from military experience, to physical and psychological issues including post-traumatic stress, [...]
A new judicial rule allows out-of-state attorneys to offer pro bono services to disaster victims in New York in the event of a disaster. "When a disaster occurs, it is imperative that citizens have access to critical legal services,” said New York State Bar Association President ...
Legal process outsourcing, or the practice of exporting legal services to low wage markets overseas, has become an accepted and growing practice despite the fact that it represents a fundamental change in the delivery of legal services to clients.
Despite the snowstorm delaying flights and causing havoc on the roads, lawyers and tech experts flocked to LegalTech 2011 to see new legal technology services and products. Here is a look at some of the interesting new offerings ...
Nixon Peabody LLP is expanding its presence in Asia with a new office and strategic association with the Hong Kong law firm of Cheng Wong Lam & Partners. This new affiliation will provide clients with expanded legal services in Asia.
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