February 15, 2011
Why is someone going to pay $700 to have a lawyer prepare a will when they can get it for $49 online?
That question was asked by Frederic Ury, president–elect of the National Conference of Bar Presidents, during the American Bar Foundation-sponsored panel discussion on "The Future of Lawyering" at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Atlanta last Saturday. Quoting from Mark Curriden's ABAJ story, Future of Law Panel: Change With the Times or Find Another Line of Business. For more, see Jim Levy's Legal Skills Prof Blog post, ABA panel on "Future of Lawyering" says law schools need to rethink legal education. [JH]