Bloomberg Law
Feb. 12, 2020, 9:51 AM

ABA Poised for Heated Fight Over Resolution on Access to Justice

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Proposed changes to law firm ownership rules in several states have set the stage for a fierce debate at an upcoming American Bar Association conference that could open the door to new models for legal practice in the U.S.

Passage of Resolution 115 by the ABA likely would add momentum to the burgeoning, but still mainly regional, access to justice movement that’s so far centered around several state bar proposals. The resolution is up for a vote Feb. 17 in the House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas.

The resolution before the policy making body encourages ...

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