Tag Archives: UPL

Unauthorized Practice of Law Issues and the “Not Malpractice” Test

The Forbes blog has an interesting post collecting a number of recent developments in UPL.  It includes a Missouri lawyers’ class action against Legal Zoom, and cases from Kentucky and Ohio.  The post takes a generally anti-regulatory tone, with a … Continue reading

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When Is A Website Practicing Law? Provocative Post By Richard Granat

Richard Granat has a very interesting and reflective post on the e-lawyering blog on the question of when a website is practicing law.  (No surprise, Richard is a pioneer who is always thinking ahead.) As the title “Is LegalZoom Just … Continue reading

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DOJ Targets Immigration Assistance Scams — A Step Needed to Access Innovation

Its good to hear that DOJ is going after immigration assistance scams. This is important not only because of the all too many people who are badly hurt — both financially and in terms of their legal situations — by … Continue reading

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Lack of Civil Gideon and Unauthorized Practice of Law Rules — Are They Consistent?

I have just posted a blog post on the above subject as a pre-post to our upcoming Symposium on Turner v. Rogers on ConcurringOpinions. Here is the post, very slightly modified:

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