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Vol. 57, No. 5 May/June 2000


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Multidisciplinary Practice: Report and Recommendations

The MSBA General Assembly will weigh in later this month on one of the most controversial issues facing the legal profession. Prepare for your vote by reviewing these task force recommendations on multidisciplinary practice, and view the results of our survey on MDPs.

Choosing the Right Forum when Representing a Public Employee

If you're representing a public employee facing wrongful termination, you may have to go way back in your research -- all the way to medieval writs of certiorari. The impact of such review poses challenges unique to the public sector.
By Neal Buethe




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Columns


President's Page: Adding Value
In his final column from the center chair, President Foster stresses the importance of adding value to clients, community, and the profession.
by Wood R. Foster Jr.

Professional Responsibility: When the Lawyer Takes a Stake
As long as there have been attorneys serving business clients, there have been attorneys running afoul of ethical provisions, particularly when borrowing money or soliciting investment money from clients.
by Edward J. Cleary

Lawyer at Large: More Tips for Litigating in Federal Court
In a simpler era, state and federal court rules were similar -- but recent revisions at both levels make it more important than ever to stay on top of rules of practice. Here are some suggestions.
by V. John Ella and John Wackman

Essay: Making a Case for Civility
Lawyers who practice rude, uncivil conduct are driving a one-way street to nowhere, according to a Florida attorney who urges colleagues to bring such bullies to task.
by Alan G. Greer

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