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On August 27, the Arizona Supreme Court voted unanimously to eliminate its ethics rules barring nonlawyers from having an economic interest in law firms or participating in fee-sharing and streamlined rules governing how lawyers can advertise and connect with potential clients. The court also approved a new category of nonlawyer licensee called “Legal Paraprofessionals” (LPs), who will be able to represent clients in court. The approved changes adopt and enact the recommendations made by Arizona’s…
This week we welcome back guest writer Cathlyn Melvin to talk about her morning routine to get ready for law school. My earliest class this semester is 9am. Hallelujah. I like to have time to myself in the mornings: I’m happiest when I can accomplish a few things before I get started with my work or school obligations. { Continue Reading } The post My Law School Morning Routine appeared first on The Girl’s Guide to Law School®
By: Tianna Larson Robinhood has come under fire once again, this time for failing to properly disclose its payment for order flow practices. The trouble comes after recent enhancements to the order flow disclosure requirements, reflecting the SEC’s concern about the practice.[1] While controversial, order flow revenue supports most brokerage firms’ ability to provide free or low-commission trades to retail investors. In a crude sense, the practice reflects a steal-from-the-rich ethos. However, a…