There has been a recent trend in the legal market for not only outsourcing paralegal work, but also outsourcing lawyers for traditional legal work and task-based assignments, such as contract review, at rates approximately half of what firms would traditionally charge clients. However, this trend of maximizing profits and reducing costs presents potential new avenues of liability for lawyers and professional liability carriers, as well as ethical issues, such as the unauthorized practice of law and effective conflicts checks.
Please join us for this and other panel discussions at the DRI Professional Liability Seminar to be held December 6-7, 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel in New York City. CLE Credits are available.
Tagged with: Must Reads
Posted in: Must Reads