The legal profession is an ever-changing field. Law firms need to stay on top of the latest trends and changes that affect their clients in order to provide the best possible services. One of those trends is called “law new.” It is a way for legal firms to deliver their services in unique ways that can offer more value to their clients.
The concept of new law is somewhat hard to define, but it generally refers to any area of practice that focuses on providing legal help in a way that is outside of the standard practices used in a traditional law firm. This type of practice can encompass a number of areas, from working with underserved communities to creating strategies that have never been used in the past to assist clients. It is important for every lawyer to understand how law new can be a valuable resource and that it is something worth exploring.
New laws and rules that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2023
Some of these new laws could have a noticeable impact on the daily lives of Californians and others. Others are relatively narrow or specific to a certain industry, while still others will be phased in over time. This month, we look at a select group of laws that have gone into effect in 2023, including one that stops gender bias in prices and another that could make it easier to find out how much a job pays.