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We're Gonna Zoom A Zoom A Zoom in North Carolina

You probably know that there is a fight afoot between the North Carolina State Bar and the do-it-yourself vendor of legal documents, LegalZoom. The simmering dispute has been covered in the Wall Street Journal , the ABA Journal , and the case is now in the Business Court over Legalzooom's vitriolic...

Legalzoom Strikes Out In Declaratory Judgment Action Against NC State Bar

Sometimes you have a hard time telling who won and who lost a motion ruling. That's true of Judge Gale's ruling on Monday in Legalzoom, Inc. v. The North Carolina State Bar , 2012 NCBC 47. You are all undoubtedly familiar with Legalzoom, an on-line purveyor of do it yourself legal documents...

Maybe We Are Getting Closer to a Decision in North Carolina on Whether LegalZoom Is Engaged in the Unauthorized Practice of Law

Legalzoom may be a step closer to overcoming the NC State Bar's assertion that its online legal document service constitutes the unauthorized practice of law (UPL), following yesterday's ruling in LegalZoom, Inc. v. North Carolina State Bar , 2014 NCBC 9 [ an enhanced version of this opinion...