CNA - Money for Nothing? Best Practices for Referral and Fee Splitting Agreements

While referral fees and fee sharing agreements play an important role, these fees are not easy and risk-free money. There are strict requirements in order to collect the referral fee and proactive risk management pertaining to fee splitting agreements is critical. The CNA LPL Risk Control team outlines the rules... Read more →


CNA - A Brave New Advertising World: Ensuring Success and Avoiding Pitfalls with Legal Advertising in Emerging Formats

Legal advertising has not been without its risks and pitfalls. Like other aspects of the practice of law, lawyers are guided by and often times restricted in who, what, where, when and how we advertise. This is most apparent whenever lawyers utilize new methods or services to advertise. However, lawyers... Read more →


CNA - Tips for lawyers serving on boards

Serving as a board member can be mutually beneficial for the lawyer and the corporate entity. Lawyers contemplating board service must weigh the potential benefits against the risks. The potential for conflicts of interest exists. Lawyer-directors need to protect themselves from the heightened risk of liability. Download this month’s Professional... Read more →


CNA - Key Points for Planning Your Retirement

Planning for retirement is not easy for a successful and busy lawyer. Whether you intend to retire soon, or not retire at all, it will take time to prepare for a smooth exit from practice. Retirement is not an event; it’s a long-term process. The preparation takes a lot of... Read more →


CNA - Proceed with Caution: Avoiding Nontraditional Legal Malpractice Exposures

The vast majority of legal malpractice allegations are filed by clients. However, there are circumstances in which non-clients attempt to file legal malpractice and disciplinary allegations. Attorneys must appreciate where nontraditional legal malpractice exposures exist so that they may take steps to avoid unexpected exposures. Click here to read more. Read more →