An intellectual property practice knows no geographic or political boundaries. My own practice, Advitam IP, LLC, has a network of top law firms in over 120 countries to call upon, and who call upon us.
I grew up in a poor, single parent home. Education was my lifeline. So, when I learned of the racial disparities caused by public education funding, I became indignant. This is what inspired me to go to law school and become a civil rights lawyer. I would soon learn that there are numerous racial disparities, not only in education, but that run the gamut of employment, housing, healthcare, and especially the criminal justice system.
Technology is the crux of our modern civilization, so it is not surprising that it has also become the crux of the modern law firm. The American Bar Association updated their rules to include reference to all ‘electronic communications’, and thirty-one states have adopted the duty of technology competence into their laws, with Illinois’ being effective as of January 1, 2016.