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The Art Of Co-Lawyering For Small Firms And Solo Attys

By Rachel Rippetoe

Whether it's a peer, a contract lawyer or a robot, small firms need to be cautious and proactive about selecting and working with co-counsel on big litigation, panelists at the California Lawyers Association Solo and Small Firm Summit said on Thursday.

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    California Pulse

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    Daily Litigation

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