Quick Tip - Nontraditional Legal Conflicts That Can Get Attorneys into Hot Water

Attorneys and law firms rightfully focus a significant amount of resources on risk management practices to avoid costly malpractice claims, but there are other lesser-known conflicts that deserve some attention too. Casual Legal Advice Those outside the legal profession are often fuzzy about exactly constitutes an attorney-client relationship or how... Read more →


From Bates Stamping To Hashing - The Immeasurable Value Of Indexing Discovery

Discovery can be arduous and time consuming, made all the more taxing when the documents to be produced, or that have been produced, lack organization. Indexing documents through bates stamping - and now newer technologies - generally helps ease discovery and litigation in general, reducing time and saving money for... Read more →


Legal Malpractice Claims Driven by Insufficient Protections Against Conflicts

Ames & Gough’s most recent annual survey of lawyers’ professional liability (LPL) insurance claims found that malpractice claims are being driven by inadequate protection against conflicts of interest as well as participation in emerging and complex practice areas, according to an Insurance Journal report. In every year since the survey... Read more →


Cyber Liability - Can An Engagement Letter Protect You From Cyber-Related Liability?

Beginning with the assumption that all the lawyers in your firm are actually drafting and updating client engagement letters on a regular basis, are you also utilizing your engagement letter to guard against a cyber-related liability claim from your client and minimizing your risk? If not, you are missing a... Read more →