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Futures Conference: The Legal New Normal

Posted in Change, Public Sector eLawyering
    The College of Law Practice Management is presenting the Futures Conference on October 26-27, 2012 at Georgetown Law in Washington, DC. Anyone interested in the future of law practice and legal business should attend. Click here to register  I am a Fellow of COLPM and highly recommend this Conference. My colleague, Ron Friedmann, is a Trustee of COLPM and is Co-Chair… Continue Reading

Nolo is Acquired by Internet Brands as Part of Legal Roll Up

Posted in DirectLaw Law Firms, Document Automation, LegalZoom, Marketing On-Line Legal Services, Pro Se, Public Sector eLawyering, Self-Help Law, Unbundled Legal Services, Web-Enabled Document Assembly
After 40 years of leading the self-help law movement, Nolo, is being acquired by Internet Brands an advertising driven Internet company. Nolo was created by two frustrated legal aid lawyers, Charles (Ed) Sherman and Ralph (Jake) Warner, who wanted to figure out a way to help the thousands of consumers with their legal problems who… Continue Reading

The Law Wizard – from Great Britain

Posted in Document Automation, Pro Se, Public Sector eLawyering, Self-Help Law, Web Legal Advisors, Web-Enabled Document Assembly
I discovered an interesting web site called The Law Wizard,  still in beta, for pro se parties doing their own probate, in the United Kingdom.  The site promises to offer a unique package of online interactive tools, guides and videos. The Probate Wizard is initially designed for individuals who want to probate their own estates,… Continue Reading

Chief Justices of New Hampshire and California Support the Concept of “Unbundled Legal Services”

Posted in Pro Se, Public Sector eLawyering, Self-Help Law, Unbundled Legal Services
Last week, in a New York Times Opinion article, entitled, A Nation of Do-It-Yourself Lawyers, Chief Justice John T. Broderick, Jr. of New Hampshire and Chief Justice Ronald M. George of California endorsed the concept of the legal profession offering "unbundled legal services" to the broad middle class. Recognizing that there is a large "justice… Continue Reading