There are a number of factors that can influence how much money you or your company might have to spend the next time you need an attorney. In the following infographic, UpCounsel outlines additional factors that influence the costs of hiring an attorney, what types of services small businesses typically hire attorneys for, and how costs vary depending on where you are in the country.
The history of personal injury law is not a straight path by any stretch. Most personal injury historians would argue that there is no specific start to when personal injury law began, but legal historians do agree that legal systems have existed in some form since ancient history but usually as a more general common form of law.
There have been many famous lawyers throughout history who, in addition to practicing law, also built and ran successful businesses or participated in ventures that didn’t always relate directly to law. This tradition of lawyers investing time and resources into other unrelated ventures has continued over time. The following infographic highlights a few entrepreneurial lawyers who have found great success in other ventures they chose to develop or invested in after receiving their law degrees.
The legal industries billing model needs to change. Hourly billing has proven to be an outdated and unfair model. Check out the infographic below presented by San Diego Law Firm to learn about hourly billing and how it’s not really beneficial to lawyers or their clients.
Criminal Justice Degree Hub decided to profile some of America’s most famous justice seekers and crime fighters of the past century. This brave group made the biggest splash in the public consciousness. Find out who nailed their perps, and who let them slip through their fingers. Whatever the outcome of their most famous cases, they possessed persistence, guts and style, as well as a flair for staying in the public eye and became as famous as the criminals they were chasing.
The legal landscape is shifting: globalization, alternative legal services, virtual law firms, and outsourcing legal processes are becoming the norm. As technology advances so does mobilization and global reach. Law firms are switching focus from the mega firm to the boutique, lawyers are working from home or from virtual offices, and international collaboration is no longer rare. Are you keeping up with the trends or have you spread yourself too thin?
How does not being able to pay for a private attorney affect the outcome of cases? That is the question explored by this infographic published by Criminal Justice Degree Schools that compares private attorneys and public defenders. Learn about some of the statistics about having representation from a public defender, which 4 out 5 criminal defendants qualify for.
This infographic takes a closer look at America’s obsession with lawsuits presented by eLocalLawyers.