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There are some litigation matters that are more contentious than others. The parties are angry at each other. You and your opposing counsel seem to be in a constant battle. If your opposing counsel files a Motion for Sanctions against you and your client what ethical concerns must you consider? Take the quiz.
According to an industry-wide study conducted by LexisNexis, 9 out of 10 lawyers say that they’re operating during a time of unprecedented change. In addition, 6 in 10 agree that retaining clients has become a daunting challenge compared to years past. The fact of the matter is that the legal industry itself isn’t the only thing […]
The days when a lawyer could send an unencrypted email without worry, remain blissfully ignorant about encrypting a laptop, or use the same easily remembered password for all accounts and devices are over. I believe most lawyers know this, at least at a gut level; but far too many still seem to be confused about what steps they should be taking. If you see yourself as a card carrying member of the “what the heck am I supposed to do” group, perhaps I can help.
It seems like a yes or no question, but there may be as many answers to that question as there are law firms. If you do charge for the consultation, you may have to deal with a client who expects the consultation for free. But if you don’t charge for a consultation, aren’t you giving away the milk and hoping they’ll buy the cow?
You’re annoyed at this potential client who takes up your valuable time telling you everything they already know about their case because they did an ‘extensive’ search on Google. You think they are just there to confirm what they already know by picking your brain for free and walking out the door. You are convinced they are determined not to hire you.
Do you even want to waste your time trying to convince this person they need you as their lawyer? The short answer: Yes.
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Everyone needs a password policy, formal or informal, in order to try and avoid becoming yet another victim of identity theft, and heaven help you if the identity theft turned out to be the identity of one or more of your clients because someone got into your office network. So not good.