Special Committee on Evolving Legal Markets

This Special Committee has been formed to research the evolving legal marketplace.

Chair
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
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Avvo to Improve Lawyer-Rating Transparency, Pay $50K in Agreement with NY AG

Online legal marketplace Avvo has reached an agreement with the New York Attorney General’s Office to increase the transparency of the online legal directory’s lawyer-rating system, The ABA Journal reports. The changes include consumer disclosures about how lawyers are rated and how legal forms are posted to the website. The company will also pay a $50,000 fine to cover the cost of the AG’s investigation.
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Discount on Legal Innovation Program for Fastcase Subscribers

Through Fastcase, all TBA members can receive a 10 percent discount to Suffolk University Law School’s new Legal Innovation and Technology Certificate. This first-of-its-kind online program consists of six courses designed to prepare legal professionals to work more effectively and efficiently in a rapidly changing legal marketplace. It is designed for attorneys and other legal professionals (law librarians, paralegals, marketing officers, regulatory officers, etc.) who are dedicated to preparing their organizations, and themselves, for the future.
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