This article compares the practice of law in 1997 to the practice of law of the past. This article emphasizes the need, now more than ever, for monitoring the costs of legal services and for avoiding litigation. In this context, it is essential to delineate the responsibility of inside counsel and outside counsel and for each to have a close working relationship, where indicated, with the client-manager.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.