Client Choice, Communication Are “paramount” When Firm Dissolves, Says D.C. Ethics Opinion

By | The Law for Lawyers Today | March 23, 2017
With teamwork, anything is possibleDissolving a law firm is a process, not an event, the D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee said in a new opinion released earlier this month, and some ethical obligations continue even after dissolution.  “The paramount” principle, said the committee, is to “continue to competently, zealously and diligently represent and communicate with the clients during the dissolution process.” Answering the three W’s The opinion addresses the situation where the firm dissolves or will do so in the reasonably foreseeable future, and it answers many of the “who,” “what” and “when” questions that can arise.  View Full Post
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Register Now to Attend University of Houston’s “People’s Law School”

By | Texas Bar Blog | March 23, 2017
The “People’s Law School” returns to the University of Houston on April 1. The event, sponsored by the Houston Lawyer Referral Service and the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center, will host more than 40 volunteer lawyers, judges, and law professors as they teach courses for the public in 15 different areas of law. View Full Post
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LexBlog Leaders: Ryan King Uses Data and Technology to Build a Legal Marketing Powerhouse

By | LXBN | March 22, 2017
ogletree logo As the Director of Communications at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.Ryan King leads a publicity arm that harnesses the quickly changing landscape of legal marketing. His passion for highlighting the voices of these unsung heroes has helped the industry to move forward more effectively and efficiently.  View Full Post
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E-Commerce and the Obligation to Inform Consumers About the ODR Platform

By | ILN Today | March 22, 2017
All companies established in the EU, which are conducting e-commerce business, shall provide information about ODR (Online Dispute Resolution) and a link to the European Commission’s online platform ODR on their web sites, see http://ec.europa.eu/odr. This applies also when the company only offers its products or services to consumers on the Swedish market. View Full Post
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