Accepting Crypto Payments for Legal Services

Attorney at Work

Since cryptocurrency can rapidly change in value, a party could overpay or underpay for legal services if the value of the cryptocurrency they agreed to exchange for services fluctuates. Related: “Where is Cryptocurrency Legal?

Adding Rush Rates for Legal Services

Attorney at Work

As lawyers, we are in a service industry. However, I suspect most of us did not sign up to be on call to provide legal services 24-7. While I am a service provider, I am not at any client’s beck and call. Related Posts and Resources on Legal Fees.

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Alternative Legal Service Providers – An ally to embrace

Cenza

The legal industry, as with any other industry, faces tough competition. Therefore, legal service providers have been contending to streamline their processes and systems with the aid of technology. Infusing innovation while re-engineering a service.

Federal judge authorizes IRS tax evasion inquiry involving offshore legal services

JURIST

The Department of Justice (DOJ) Tax Division and the IRS released a joint statement on the investigation: This action underscores our Office’s commitment to hold accountable those who use offshore service providers to avoid U.S.

Arizona Licenses First Three Alternative Business Structures for Delivering Legal Services

LawSites

The Arizona Supreme Court has approved the first three entities to be licensed as alternative business structures, enabling businesses owned by non-lawyers to deliver legal services under the liberalized licensing rules the court approved last August.

House committee approves record $675M in funding for civil legal services

ABA Journal

House of Representatives' Committee on Appropriations has approved $675 million in funding for the Legal Services Corp. The U.S. in fiscal year 2023, an increase…

Advantous Law launches, Bringing Focused State and Local Tax Legal Services to Louisiana Market

LegalReader

Advantous Law will counsel and fight for clients across the full spectrum of tax types and issues, from the most common to the most complex. Business tax tax benefit tax bills tax dispute tax issues

Nonlawyer-owned alternative legal services provider receives Arizona’s approval to integrate with a law firm

ABA Journal

Elevate, a nonlawyer-owned alternative legal services provider, has been approved to operate in Arizona in tandem with an integrated law firm, the company announced…

Consumers increasingly desire remote legal services, Clio CEO says

ABA Journal

When cloud-based company Clio surveyed American consumers in 2018, 23% expressed an openness to working with a lawyer remotely. Fast-forward three years, and 79% of…

$4.3M in Grants to 36 Legal Services Programs Underscore Role of Tech in Driving Access to Justice

LawSites

For all the money being poured into legal technology development these days, woefully little gets spent on technology designed to enhance access to justice for low-income Americans. Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut will use a $150,593 grant to create a cloud-based pro bono portal.

Legal services providers to soar post-pandemic

Cenza

All businesses – from manufacturing and information technology to food and legal – have been adversely impacted. The entire legal ecosystem will likely undergo a seismic shift in the way it operates. What’s in store for legal service providers?

Lawyer who helped establish legal services for the poor dies at 86

ABA Journal

Edgar Cahn, a lawyer who helped establish the program that would become known as the Legal Services Corp., has died at age 86. Cahn died…

Legal services sector gains 4,800 jobs in January

ABA Journal

The legal services industry added 4,800 jobs in January following a loss of 1,500 jobs in December. Despite the improved outlook in January, the industry still…

Launching a Subscription-Based Legal Services Program for My Law Firm

Attorney at Work

As an ethics attorney, I am frequently asked about the ethics of subscription legal services. Here is my story of how the practice hatched from an idea to a full-fledged service line. We also found a lot of variance in how they envisioned using the service.

House’s continuing resolution would give $40M in disaster aid to Legal Services Corp.

ABA Journal

House of Representatives on Tuesday would give $40 million in disaster aid to the Legal Services Corp. A continuing resolution passed by the U.S. to…

How to market your legal services to Hispanic clients

ABA Journal

population, and for an enterprising lawyer, serving the legal needs of Spanish-speaking clients seems… Hispanics are becoming an increasingly large segment of the U.S.

ILTACON Tackles Changing Legal Service Delivery Models

InHouseOps

This year, however, there was a noticeable shift towards a discussion of business models throughout the legal industry. Change Management and User Group Lessons Learned from The Roses; The Future of Legal Services Pricing; and The Legal Engineer Consultant.

How a social justice innovation lab is developing new types of legal services

ABA Journal

The Innovation for Justice lab launched at the University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law in 2018 with the goal of designing,…

In Bid to Disrupt PI, Legal Tech Company Pivots, Launches Legal Service to Compete with the Very Firms It Has Long Served

LawSites

For the last seven years, Mighty has been a legal technology company operating a portal that helps personal injury law firms interface more seamlessly with the lienholders, such as medical providers, who have claims against their clients’ recoveries.

The Bar Exam Is A Barrier To Access For Legal Services And Access To Justice For Many

Above The Law

The post The Bar Exam Is A Barrier To Access For Legal Services And Access To Justice For Many appeared first on Above the Law. The largest barrier by far to innovation in this area is the resistance from lawyers.

ABA grants will help legal services providers reach more veterans in Texas

ABA Journal

Alternative legal service providers continue to increase their market share, survey finds

ABA Journal

Alternative legal service providers continue to make significant inroads in the legal industry, growing their global market share to $13.9 billion by the end of…

How Your Business Can Benefit by Hiring a Legal Services Expert

LegalReader

A legal advocate can assist with several issues that may arise from the running of your business. Business asset management business law business lawyer intellectual property legal experts

Say Hello to ClientCredit, the First Legal Services BNPL Solution from LawPay

Attorney at Work

ClientCredit is the first BNPL solution for legal clients on the market and is exclusively available through LawPay. With ClientCredit, your clients have the ability to pay for legal services in installments while your firm still receives 100% of the invoiced amount upfront.

Justice Gap Demands Look At New Legal Service Models

Law 360

Current restrictions on how lawyers structure their businesses stand in the way of meaningful access to justice for many Americans, so states should follow the lead of Utah and Florida and test out innovative law firm business models through regulatory sandboxes, says Zachariah DeMeola at the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System

$4.3M in Grants to 36 Legal Services Programs Underscore Role of Tech in Driving Access to Justice

LawSites

For all the money being poured into legal technology development these days, woefully little gets spent on technology designed to enhance access to justice for low-income Americans. Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut will use a $150,593 grant to create a cloud-based pro bono portal.

Shumaker Announces National Leaders to Reach Growing Demand for Legal Services

LegalReader

Labor law is continuing to grow, especially with the pandemic creating 9.3 million job vacancies and demand for better pay, working conditions and employee protections. Business cybersecurity law ERISA health laws labor laws retirement planning wealth strategies

Legal Services Biz Epiq Can't Dodge Data Breach Suit

Law 360

A California federal judge has refused to dismiss a proposed class action against legal services company Epiq Systems Inc. over a 2020 data breach, finding that an individual whose personal information was illegally accessed should be allowed to proceed with his allegations

“Professor Aimed to Break Lawyers’ Monopoly on Legal Services; Deborah Rhode, who has died at age 68, worked to help the poor obtain better representation in court”

HowAppealing

“Professor Aimed to Break Lawyers’ Monopoly on Legal Services; Deborah Rhode, who has died at age 68, worked to help the poor obtain better representation in court”: This obituary , written by James R. Hagerty, appears in today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal

United States: TTABlog Test: Are These Two "MLG" Marks Confusable For Legal Services? - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

Mondaq

The USPTO refused to register the mark MLG MACOMB LAW GROUP & Design for "legal services; providing customized legal information, counseling, and advice

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LegalZoom Is Coming For Your Lunch

Above The Law

The online behemoth has been authorized to dispense legal advice in Arizona and Utah. Biglaw Technology Alternative Legal Service Providers James Goodnow LegalZoom

‘Talk Justice’ seeks to amplify ‘unexpected’ voices in support of civil legal aid

LegalTalkNetwork

Aiming for a wider reach and audience, the civil legal aid podcast Talk Justice has joined the Legal Talk Network. Produced by the Legal Services Corporation , the podcast features a rotating lineup of hosts covering civil legal aid funding and access to justice.

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Law Firm, Aid Group Sue Indiana Gov. Holcomb for Cutting Pandemic Benefits

LegalReader

Political Litigation erici holcomb federal pandemic benefits Indiana indiana legal services pandemic unemployment assistance pua unemploymentOne labor advocate says that Gov. Holcomb's decision will disproportionately affect minorities.

Cayman Islands: Service Spotlight: Ocorian Law's Legal Services In Bermuda And The Cayman Islands - Ocorian

Mondaq

In 2020, Ocorian Law was launched as a law firm embedded within Ocorian, offering both a unique set of services and close alignment with the rest of the Ocorian business. With a vision

United States: Texas Nonprofit Corporations: Legal Service And Attorney Board Service - Freeman Law

Mondaq

This article provides a high-level review of a lawyer's representation of a Texas nonprofit corporation as well as ethical resposnibilities of the lawyer who serves as an officer or

The Rise of Non-Law Firm Competitors: Mitigating Concerns of Job Replacement Through Regulatory Sandboxes

LegalReader

Legal services have a reputation of being expensive and are therefore viewed as unattainable. The price tag of legal support is one that many Americans cannot afford.

Zimbabwe: Obscure Legal Services Offered By Lawyers (Part 1) - ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice

Mondaq

Lawyers have a civic duty to uphold the law and passively, to inform the public of the various laws and procedures in the event that you may need legal help