Florida Bar in Antitrust Showdown With Legaltech Startup

Dec. 12, 2017, 8:49 PM

Pending litigation in Florida federal court involving a legaltech startup shows the legal profession is going through a “watershed time period,” a lawyer who’s watching the case told Bloomberg Law.

The litigation features cutting-edge antitrust and unauthorized practice of law issues, along with a unique conflict-of-interest dispute between the Florida bar and a former president of the bar.

Legaltech company TIKD Services LLC allows people to upload their traffic tickets, pay a fixed price, and get a lawyer to fight the ticket. The company lodged an antitrust action against the Florida bar and a Florida law firm called the Ticket ...

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