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The Ethics of Outsourcing: How to Grow Your Firm with Freelance Lawyers

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Produced on September 29, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 2m
Difficulty Intermediate
Topics covered in this course: Ethics Law Practice Management

Course Description

This program will offer an informative, frank, and even fun discussion about how to leverage the freelance legal ecosystem to level up your law practice and stay ethical.  

Presented by Kristin Tyler, this program will benefit solo and small firm attorneys who need a flexible way to staff up their cases with freelance lawyers from time to time, or on a regular basis. The presentation will walk through the ethical - and practical - issues implicated when a law firm outsources to freelance lawyers, as well as solutions to those problems. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze key ethical concerns when outsourcing legal work 
  2. Apply practical solutions to stay compliant with ethics rules
  3. Distinguish the benefits and drawbacks to using freelance attorneys versus traditional, full-time paralegal or associate attorney
  4. Examine when outsourcing can benefit solos and small firms
  5. Identify six steps for success with outsourcing 

Credit Information

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Kristin Tyler


Kristin Tyler is Co-Founder of LAWCLERK, where attorneys go to hire freelance lawyers.  She is also a partner at the law firm of Garman Turner Gordon where she practices in trusts and estates. In addition to being a lawyer and entrepreneur, she is a proud mom and firm believer that the practice of law can be rewarding despite its daily demands.  

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Troy F.

Very good, practical program.

John M.

thank you!

Karim L.

Found this quite helpful.

Ryan A.

Great content!

Robert E.

very well presented

John A. M.

Excellent summary of the opportunities and pitfalls encountered in this emerging practice area. Very worthwhile presentation,.

Alicia R.

Very professional.

Ellen M.

Thanks for very informative presentation.

Stacie H.

Very engaging. Simple slides (always good) and truly useable info.

Arthur E.

Expectations met.

James C.

Great CLE - many thanks!

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