legal malpractice.

Here you can find our thoughts on attorney-client privilege, existing client communication and your duties with potential clients.

We also discuss your emerging responsibilities in regards to online privacy and security.

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Legal Ethics

We all want to reduce our risk for legal malpractice.

Here you can find our thoughts on attorney-client privilege, existing client communication and your duties with potential clients.

We also discuss your emerging responsibilities in regards to online privacy and security.

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Lawyer Referral Fees: Worth Paying?

Are referral fees a smart business practice or an ethical nightmare?

Making a List: The Conflicts Check

A conflicts check should be part of your intake process, because if you miss one, you could be subject to disqualification or even discipline.

Be Careful Choosing a VPN (Obviously)

When you choose a VPN provider, you are choosing to trust that provider with any unencrypted information you send over that VPN.

How Lawyers Can Help: People Affected by the Executive Order on Immigration

Lawyers helped momentarily beat back President Trump's unconstitutional Muslim ban. Here's how to keep fighting and helping.

Lawyers, Airports, and Wi-Fi Security

These lawyers did good work under pressure. I don't want to take away from that. But the unfortunate reality is that someone may have been watching every keystroke.

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How Accessible Is Your Law Firm Website? (The Answer Should Be “Very”)

Website accessibility—ensuring everyone can interact with your website, regardless of ability—is critical. Here's a primer on how to get started on ensuring your site is accessible.

Use Technology to Streamline Your Practice and Help You Stay Out of Ethics Trouble

There are many ways you can use technology to help keep your clients informed, make sure you don't miss an appointment, and get your billing done in a timely fashion. Here are some examples of how technology can assist you in complying with your ethics obligations.

Year-End Law Practice Checklist

The New Year is a great time for refreshing of all kinds, including refreshing your office and practice and setting yourself up for success. Take the time to put in place the tools for a great and prosperous year.

Writing Less, Lawyer Mindsets, & Public Defenders

Three podcasts we're listening to this week: The Legal Toolkit, Legal Rebels, and Reveal.

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Threat Modeling for Lawyers

Lawyers need to think about operational security—the process of identifying the important information you possess and how you will protect it. In this post, the first in a series, you can learn how to create a threat model—an assessment of what security threats you face.