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Avvo's End Spells Opportunity For Other 'Disrupter' Legal Cos.

Law360 (July 11, 2018, 8:12 PM EDT) -- Avvo Legal Services may have succumbed to regulators troubled by a business model offering a menu of legal work for fixed fees, but that might only add wind to the sails of other legal industry “disrupters” focused on low-cost services.

After a series of negative bar and court opinions on the controversial “marketing fee” that attorneys pay Avvo — one of a small cohort of national companies offering consumers quick access to bread-and-butter legal help — the company told the North Carolina bar last month that...
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