TASTES WORSE, MORE FILLING: Washington State thinks about making life more difficult for in-house lawyers

ACC recently wrote a letter to protest something bad. The state of Washington is thinking about changing its rules that apply to in-house counsel. It may increase the hassle for Washington lawyers who work in-house and whose law licenses come from … Continue reading

Progress on Right to Practice Rolls On, This Time Stopping in Illinois

Of all the issues on which ACC advocates, which one is the easiest to rally the support of our Chief Legal Officer members? Arguably, the right to practice pro bono.  As devoted readers of this page surely know, one of … Continue reading

Massachusetts and Minnesota go together like pro and bono

So what do Massachusetts and Minnesota have in common?  Both start with M.  Sure.  Four syllables per name, check.  But most important? Both are considering proposals to allow in-house counsel to volunteer for pro bono cases. Earlier this week, ACC … Continue reading