The Business of Law

April 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);4/27/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 17, pP6
The article looks at the impact of the U.S. recession on the future of law firms and the legal community in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is predicted that cost cutting will continue, the popularity of billable hours will decline, and lawyers' earnings would decline in 2009 and 2010. The law firm Coppedge Emmel & Klegerman has eliminated the legacy of overhead costs allowing it to charge less than large law firms.


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