The publication covers an overview of a lawyers responsibilities as a member of the Law Society of Ontario, and to some extent those of a paralegal, the lawyers membership and Code of Professional Conduct.
This book deals with new, more stringent legal considerations, rapidly evolving technology, and includes resources for lawyers struggling with the stresses of the profession. In addition to updates throughout, the following chapters have been substantially revised: Incorporation, Setting up your Office, Employees, Tax and Other Employers' Obligations and Law Society and Other Professional Obligations.
This ABA bestseller helps to guide planning, launching, and growing a successful practice. You'll find tips that can improve your practice once it is up and running, as well as templates and checklists. Please note this book has a US focus.
In The New Lawyer, Julie Macfarlane explores the evolving role of practitioners, articulating legal and ethical complexities in a variety of contexts drawn from Canadian and American legal literature as well as from her own empirical research. The result is a thought-provoking exploration of the increasing impact of alternative, consensus-seeking strategies on the lawyer-client relationship, as well as on the legal system itself.
Harvard Law-graduate authors Yussuf Aleem and Jacob Slowik built a multi-million dollar law practice before they were 30 years old using a novel strategy of business niche specialization. They have now written the story behind their success so that other attorneys can learn from their methods and grow their own successful practices.
This text offers information on: Retainer general agreement ; The biggest malpractice claim risks; Business plan outline; Fraud fact sheet ; Twelve month law practice cash flow budget worksheet; Lawyer practice management review : basic management checklist ; Guide to opening your practice : for lawyers; Practice management review resource list.
Richard Susskind predicts fundamental and irreversible changes in the world of law. What Susskind sees is eye-opening-a legal world of virtual courts, Internet-based global legal businesses, online document production, commoditized service, legal process outsourcing, and web-based simulated practice. Legal markets will be liberalized, with new jobs for lawyers and new employers too.
Fundamental to almost every lawyer’s practice is the ability to effectively manage the lawyer/client relationship through its various stages. This text includes the basics on how to manage your relationship with your first client.
Leading legal futures thinker Jordan Furlong sets the stage with an analysis of the current state of the profession, and talks about the skills and competencies that lawyers will need to have to make the most of the opportunities ahead.