OUR OUTMODED RULES IMPEDE INNOVATION AND CAUSE OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM TO UNDERSERVE A PUBLIC THAT NEEDS IT MORE THAN EVER
In my first post on Legal Services Today, I wrote that, while we have a great legal system, it can and must do better. Nearly every observer agrees that law has not kept pace with advances in technology and process design the way other businesses and professions have.
I listed three reasons law is not more modern. This week, I address one of those reasons : the unduly restrictive rules governing the practice of law.
The Context Compelling Regulatory Reform
Law is more important than ever before. Law is in everyone’s life; every business’ business; and in just about how everything works. Everyone needs legal services today.
The way our legal system now operates, it does not meet the needs of the public. In some cases not at all. In others not as well as it should. Continue Reading It Is High Time to Reform the Rules that Govern the Practice of Law