Tag: ABA

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Should My Firm Offer Legal Fee Financing or Payment Plans?

September 19, 2023

Via: National Law Review

As our economy enters a period of financial stress, consumers are leaning toward options that provide flexibility in purchases. Larger-priced items become a deterrent as families and businesses struggle to make ends meet. We all need financial relief while still […]

Know Your Rights

Weekly Briefs: ABA supports marriage equality law; Stanford offers new model for legal ed loans

September 16, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

ABA President Deborah Enix-Ross is calling on members of the U.S. Senate to vote for the Respect for Marriage Act, which the U.S. House of Representatives passed with significant bipartisan support in July. In a letter sent to senators Thursday, […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

LeanLaw Review: Features and Pricing 2022

April 12, 2022

Via: Fit Small Business

LeanLaw is cloud-based legal timekeeping and billing software with real-time two-way integration with QuickBooks Online. Its features include time and expense tracking, fixed-fee billing, reporting, and more. Its QuickBooks Online integration allows you to create and send invoices, manage Interest […]

Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

New ABA ethics opinion addresses professional responsibilities of virtual practice

March 10, 2021

Via: ABA Journal

Lawyers can practice law virtually but must ensure that they consider various ethical responsibilities related to the duties of competence, diligence, communication, confidentiality and supervision, according to a new opinion released by the ABA’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility. Formal […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

ABA releases updated standards for treatment of unaccompanied immigrant minors

December 11, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

The ABA’s Commission on Immigration on Friday released updated standards for the detention, care and legal representation of unaccompanied immigrant minors. The standards are an update to original standards issued in 2004 and reflect more than two years of collaboration […]

Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Workplace bias would be an ethics violation under proposed ABA model rule

January 19, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

A proposed amendment to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct would make workplace discrimination an ethics violation. The proposed Model Rule 8.4(g) would prohibit harassing or discriminatory conduct “related to the practice of law,” according to the ABA BNA […]