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Quick Tip - 4 Ways to Find Balance

Many business professionals, particularly lawyers, struggle to manage time, money, and their personal relationships, and strike a balance between all three. Here are some effective ways to maintain your equilibrium: 1. Be Intentional When time and money are not in unlimited supply, you must be intentional about how they are... Read more →


An In-Depth Look At Lawyers' Professional Liability Insurance

Navigating the terms of your professional liability coverage can be complicated, especially since there are different types of policies with their own individual reporting requirements. The following explanation of the various policy types (“Claims-made” vs “Claims-made and Reported”) and the reporting requirements associated with them, along with other important policy... Read more →


Attorney as a Party - Communication with Opposing Parties*

The well-known old saying often credited to Abraham Lincoln states that “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” This article will not comment on the advisability of representing yourself in litigation, but will instead discuss the ethical issues that arise when an attorney is either a pro... Read more →


Quick Tip - 5 Great Ways to Ask for a Referral

Most lawyers assume that if a satisfied client is asked whether or not they know a good lawyer, the client will mention them. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen as often as you might think. Even when attorneys ask for the referrals themselves, they usually do so in a rather vague, noncommittal... Read more →


Brace for Impact: The Rise in Trusts & Estate Claims Against Attorneys

It is no secret that malpractice claims against attorneys have been rising on a national level since the American Bar Association (ABA) began compiling statistics, with allegations of wrongdoing in plaintiff’s personal injury and real estate matters being the most common. However, trusts and estates claims have also been steadily... Read more →