Like many professions, the law is constantly evolving. It is important that lawyers keep up with the changes in their field, and take advantage of new opportunities to offer legal services. One area that is growing rapidly is “law new.” While the exact definition of law new varies from firm to firm, it generally refers to legal services offered outside the traditional framework of a firm. This can include alternative business models, non-traditional fee structures and other innovative practices. While this form of practice can be challenging for some firms, it is often an opportunity to offer the kind of legal help that some clients need without impacting the core services that the firm typically offers.
The City of New York is committed to promoting and supporting innovation in the delivery of legal services. We believe this is an important way to provide access to quality legal advice and representation, improve the economy, and improve outcomes for individuals, businesses and communities. To that end, we have created this guide to help New Yorkers understand the different types of law new and how they may benefit them.
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This bill would require City agencies to notify employees and job applicants of the availability of student loan forgiveness programs. The bill also would enhance deed theft protections by empowering the Attorney General and district attorneys to pause eviction and ownership dispute proceedings related to deed theft, and expanding the list of crimes that can be used to void fraudulent instruments affecting ownership or interests in property.
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