Tag Archives: Legal Reform

Reinventing Law Schools

Elon University School of Law Dean Luke Bierman wrote an article for The New Normal section of the ABA Journal, titled Four steps for reinventing legal education.  In his April 15, 2015 article, Dean Bierman argues that the new normal for … Continue reading

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Commission on the Future of Legal Services

In August 2014, the American Bar Association Board of Governors created the Commission on the Future of Legal Services.  According to a February 2015 ABA article titled, Lots of ideas, but no single theme at Commission on the Future of … Continue reading

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Limited License Legal Technicians

In 2012, the Supreme Court of Washington state enacted a rule allowing non-lawyers to practice law in a limited capacity after specialized training.  According to a March 13, 2015 Washington Post article titled Who says you need a law degree to practice law?, … Continue reading

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Justice Entrepreneurs Project

If you live in Chicago and have a low to moderate income, now you have an option for obtaining “reliable and affordable legal assistance.”  The Justice Entrepreneurs Project (JEP) is one of a number of initiatives the Chicago Bar Foundation (CBF) … Continue reading

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Wevorce – A New Way To Divorce

The American Bar Association named Michelle Crosby as one of its 2014 Legal Rebels for her innovative divorce model that removes the cost, length, and adversarial nature from divorce.  According to the ABA article on Ms. Crosby, titled Wevorce CEO Michelle Crosby … Continue reading

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A Special Thanks From LPR

On behalf of LPR, I want to personally thank you, our loyal readers, for your interest and support this past year.  If we all believe, spread the word and work together, we can effect legal reform. I wish you and yours … Continue reading

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SAILS Project – A Senior Lawyer/Pro Bono Client Win-Win

Senior attorneys at the end of their careers doing pro bono work?  Sounds like a win-win for the senior attorneys and the pro bono clients. For a long time the legal profession has sought for all attorneys to voluntarily do … Continue reading

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OASIS Seminar Reviews Are In!

Elisa Eisenberg, LPR’s founder and CEO, conducted a seminar on September 30, 2014 for Washington Metropolitan OASIS titled Need A Lawyer? How to Navigate the Attorney/Client Relationship.  LPR was encouraged to learn that the participants found the seminar helpful and informative: “Gave a … Continue reading

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ABA Survey on Self-Help Centers

On August 22, 2014, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services published a report titled The Self-Help Center Census: A National Survey addressing the usefulness of the country’s approximately 500 centers that help those representing themselves … Continue reading

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Justice Is Not Always Just – Traffic Court Edition

Imagine you are riding a motorcycle through twisty mountain roads, traveling well within the speed limit, and when you brake to prepare for a sharp turn, you hit a patch of gravel, your bike slides like it’s on marbles and … Continue reading

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