Tag: Legal Ethics

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Objector lawyers committed ‘fraud on the court,’ says Illinois appeals court

December 4, 2018

Via: ABA Journal

A law firm that claimed professional objectors were extorting fees in class action lawsuits will be able to introduce evidence supporting the allegation as a result of an Illinois appeals court decision. The First District Appellate Court of Illinois ruled […]

Know Your Rights

Artificial intelligence in the legal profession should be regulated, op-ed argues

July 15, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

Lawyers using artificial intelligence technology have an ethical obligation to spot mistakes and recognize anomalies. But how can the public be protected when using the technology for legal services? The answer is regulation of artificial intelligence in legal services, according […]

Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

Is Avvo’s fixed-cost service a fee-sharing violation?

May 2, 2016

Via: ABA Journal

The timing seemed prescient. One day after the ABA adopted a hotly contested resolution to guide states in their regulation of nontraditional legal service providers, Avvo rolled out Avvo Legal Services, offering fixed-fee, limited-scope legal services through a network of […]