Keeping It Clean with Other People’s Money – Trust Accounting Do’s and Don’ts

Have you ever wondered why trust account problems remain one of the top reasons attorneys are disciplined in the US? Certainly there have been and will continue to be attorneys whose trust accounting activities were so egregious they deserved to be disbarred. Truth be told, however, this doesn’t account for all of the problems. Are you vulnerable?

Is Money The Cause of All Your Worries? Time to Stop Worrying.

Many, many lawyers I counsel worry about money. They worry about making enough money to keep their law practice going. They worry if they will have enough money to pay their bills. They worry if they’re saving enough money for their kid’s college education or to fund their own retirements. They worry they don’t have enough money to take that much needed vacation.

What can you do if you are one of the worried-about-money crowd? The answer depends on why you’re worried.

Rezooming Your Leadership

When deciding to rezoom your legal career you are also rezooming a position of leadership. Initially it may not feel that way.  You may fail to recognize the strong leadership skills you cultivated while away from the legal field. However, there are things you have done while on sabbatical that make you a better leader.  […]

When It Comes to Protecting Your Data – Stop Making Excuses

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.

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