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Understanding where and why claims happen can help you take steps to reduce the likelihood a claim will be made against you.
By Daniel E. Pinnington
Conflicts can lead to disciplinary actions, civil malpractice liability, fee forfeitures and even criminal prosecutions. Here’s a look at recent developments, as well as some implications for law firm management.
By William Freivogel
The deluge of check scams targeting lawyers continues unabated. Learn the steps you should take to avoid being a victim.
By Jim Calloway
It takes more than patience to deal with difficult clients (although patience helps). Here’s sound advice on actions to take to avert disagreements and possible malpractice claims.
By Justice Carole Curtis
Taking a few commonsense steps before submitting your next malpractice insurance application will help the underwriter understand your risk potential and write a better, less-costly policy.
A free app for those who want a better way to track and report on-the-road expenses.
How strong are your lines of defense for protecting confidential client data? Here are easy-to-implement safeguards for your office systems, laptops and smartphones.
The news is full of stories about lawyers’ foolish online escapades. But it’s easier than you’d think to misstep online—and to get stuck paying a big bill. (Did you know online mistakes often aren’t covered by professional liability policies?) These tips can help minimize your exposure.
How this former LPM Section Chair’s journey from design student to law firm principal helped inspire the creation of a workshop aimed at teaching women lawyers essential rainmaking skills.
As firms rethink how they do business, their approach to talent management will be critical. But what is the right approach?
Understanding what clients value and providing solutions at the right price are key to building your business.
Advice on fostering the best relationship with a new employer.
Three common traits—and how management should respond.