Attorneys question presence of tech industry insiders on California bar task force for reforming legal industry

News Story (California, NATIONAL)

Attorneys question presence of tech industry insiders on California bar task force for reforming legal industry

December 5, 2019 | Lyle Moran | ABA Journal
A California state bar task force crafting proposals to overhaul regulation of the state’s legal marketplace has drawn criticism from attorneys who believe some of its members evaluating whether to open up the legal industry to nonlawyer ownership and greater technology-driven legal services have conflicts of interest.
Tags: Non-lawyers | Technology

Addressing the Justice Gap

Editorial (NATIONAL)

Addressing the Justice Gap

August 23, 2011 | Editorial Board of New York Times | New York Times (NYT)
Editorial urges reducing the justice gap by fully funding the LSC, requiring more pro bono, allowing nonlawyers to help and reforming legal education.
Tags: Funding: Federal | Justice Gap | Law Schools | Legal Needs | Non-lawyers | Pro Bono | Unbundling

Bonnie Rose Hough

Govt: Other, Policy Advocate (California)

Bonnie Rose Hough

Managing Attorney with the California Administrative Office of the Court’s (AOC) Center for Families, Children & the Courts, where she has been employed since 1997.
Tags: Children & Juvenile, Courts, Family, Information Centers, Non-lawyers, Pro Se/Self-Help, Unbundling