When It Comes To Teaching About Money, Law Schools Fail Miserably

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Safekeeping Property0 Comments

Law schools are failing miserably to teach up and coming lawyers the most fundamental aspects of the business of law.  The absence of such training is particularly troublesome in today’s legal climate, where new law school grads far out number available entry level jobs. This economic reality can drive many newly-minted Esquires to make some very difficult life decisions, including … Read More

Law Firm Ethics Counsel Provide Risk Management Tips

Michael E. McCabe, Jr.Continuing Legal Education, Risk Management2 Comments

During the July 31, 2015, semi-annual meeting of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers in Chicago, a panel of APRL attorneys who serve as their law firm’s internal ethics counsel discussed some of the common dilemmas and issue they face in their daily practice of representing their law firm client. The issues addressed during this sesssion of the APRL meeting included guidance … Read More