(Updated at 4:32 PM on June 21)
I don’t think I can let the issue go without attention. So, as appropriate, I’ll call attention to it.
Joe Borstein of Above The Law has Legal Zoom co-founder Eddie Hartman’s thoughts on whether Alternative Business Structures are the solution to the “quiet crisis” in the legal profession.
Meanwhile, The American Lawyer posts on Big Accounting’s continued push into the legal market.
Finally, today’s ABA Journal reports that Wal-Mart law firms are here.
In related news, the North Carolina state legislature passed a bill that redefines the “practice of law.” The bill authorizes online services to provide blank legal documents, provided that the services register with the state bar, refer dissatisfied customers to the state bar, and that the forms include disclaimers warning that blank forms are not a substitute for legal advice.