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An Introduction To The Paris Forum On Transnational Practice For The Legal Profession, Laurel Terry Oct 1999

An Introduction To The Paris Forum On Transnational Practice For The Legal Profession, Laurel Terry

Faculty Scholarly Works

This article focuses on the 1998 Paris Forum on Transnational Practice for the Legal Profession and introduces the papers contained in the Paris Forum Symposium. The Paris Forum was the first meeting of lawyers from around the world devoted solely to the topic of transnational legal practice. Before the Paris Forum, some bar organizations had set aside time during their meetings to discuss the transnational practice of law and issues related to transnational legal services also had been included as topics in general conferences. The multi-day Paris Forum, however, was the first multi-day conference devoted to this topic. This paper …


Lawyers And Their Discontents: Findings From A Survey Of The Chicago Bar, John P. Heinz, Kathleen E. Hull, Ava A. Harter Jul 1999

Lawyers And Their Discontents: Findings From A Survey Of The Chicago Bar, John P. Heinz, Kathleen E. Hull, Ava A. Harter

Indiana Law Journal

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Constructions Of Client Competence And Theories Of Practice, Robert Rubinson Apr 1999

Constructions Of Client Competence And Theories Of Practice, Robert Rubinson

All Faculty Scholarship

An entrenched stereotype about the elderly is that they inevitably experience a progressive decline in cognitive function - what the Article calls the "idea of decrement." The vast majority of elderly, however, do not experience declining competence for most or all of their lives. Nevertheless, attorneys interpret much of what elderly clients say and do as the product of cognitive impairment, and sometimes even the elderly themselves construct stories about the world and their circumstances in line with the idea of decrement. These attitudes and social constructions, interacting in complex ways, can distort the ability of attorneys to represent elderly …


Lawyers, Accountants, And The Battle To Own Professional Services, Gary A. Munneke Jan 1999

Lawyers, Accountants, And The Battle To Own Professional Services, Gary A. Munneke

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

Competition between lawyers and accountants is not a new concept. At various times during the past century, these two professions have clashed over the scope and definition of their respective services. Lawyers traditionally have relied upon a professional monopoly to provide “legal” services as a device to exclude nonlawyers from the practice of law. Supported by statutes in many jurisdictions making the unauthorized practice of law a criminal offense and ethics rules prohibiting lawyers from assisting in the unauthorized practice of law, lawyers have always been able to identify some inner sanctum of professional services that only they could handle. …


Speaking Truth To Powerlessness, Howard Lesnick Jan 1999

Speaking Truth To Powerlessness, Howard Lesnick

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


A Nightmare On Main Street (Part Mxl): Freddie Joins An Accounting Firm, Gary A. Munneke Jan 1999

A Nightmare On Main Street (Part Mxl): Freddie Joins An Accounting Firm, Gary A. Munneke

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

The subject of multidisciplinary practice (“MDP”) has intrigued me for well over a decade. The topic has led me into new areas of research, and sometimes into the cross hairs of colleagues in the legal profession. My views have not always represented the mainstream of thinking among lawyers, and that is reflected in the title of my talk today: “A Nightmare on Main Street (Part MXL): Freddie Joins an Accounting Firm.”


The Architecture Of Judicial Independence, Stephen B. Burbank Jan 1999

The Architecture Of Judicial Independence, Stephen B. Burbank

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


Personal Fulfillment In The Changing World Of Law Practice: Opportunities And Obstacles, Howard Lesnick Jan 1999

Personal Fulfillment In The Changing World Of Law Practice: Opportunities And Obstacles, Howard Lesnick

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


A Primer On Mdps: Should The No Rule Become A New Rule, Laurel Terry Jan 1999

A Primer On Mdps: Should The No Rule Become A New Rule, Laurel Terry

Faculty Scholarly Works

This article is the second of four major articles or book chapters that I have written about MDPs. "MDPs" refers to multidisciplinary partnerships or multidisciplinary practices between lawyers and nonlawyers. Prior to 1998, virtually all U.S. states had lawyer discipline rules that prohibited a lawyer from sharing legal fees with a nonlawyer or practicing law in partnership with a nonlawyer. In 1998, however, the American Bar Association created a Commission on Multidisciplinary Practice to reconsider these rules. One impetus for the creation of this Commission was the increasingly large numbers of lawyers who were working for the Big 5 Accounting …


The First Women Members Of The Supreme Court Bar, 1879-1900, Mary Clark Jan 1999

The First Women Members Of The Supreme Court Bar, 1879-1900, Mary Clark

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

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Opening Remarks From The Salt Teaching Conference, Karen Czapanskiy Dec 1998

Opening Remarks From The Salt Teaching Conference, Karen Czapanskiy

Karen Czapanskiy

No abstract provided.