Recent Practice Points

Expanding Nonlawyer Practice of Law: Increasing Access to Justice or Endangering the Public?

By Michael S. LeBoff – January 7, 2020 | An overview of recent proposals to expand the nonlawyer practice of law and whether these changes will achieve the goal of increasing access to justice.

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Articles

A Red Line at Last: ABA Formal Opinion 489 (2019)

By Ronald C. Minkoff – January 29, 2020 | Law firms must now take care to enable that process to happen smoothly, without overreaching or coercion—or risk the consequences.

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Managing the PCAOB Formal Investigation Process

By Robert H. Cox – November 1, 2019 | A PCAOB investigation can be time-consuming and expensive, taking years through the investigation, litigation, and appeals process.

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Sound Advice Podcasts

How Your Professional Liability Policy Works

If you don’t fully understand the difference between a circumstance and a claim in an LPL policy, listen as Mike Downey advises on the ins and outs of this unique form of insurance. (9:07 min.)

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ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct—Why Should Lawyers Care?

Greg Hanthorn highlights three reasons why all lawyers, regardless of location, should read the ABA Model Rules. (11:09 min.)

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Professional Liability Litigation

Learn how to get involved with the Professional Liability Litigation Committee and maximize your Section membership!