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 →


CNA - Stemming the Tide of Incivility in the Practice of Law

As officers of the legal system, attorneys play a special role in the preservation of democratic society. When lawyers engage fairly and with respect for all parties involved, they instill public confidence in the justice system and the rule of law. In the course of representing clients, lawyers serve as... Read more →


CNA - Avoiding the Nightmare of Missing a Deadline

Substantial risks exist for law firms that fail to diligently monitor case dockets, read court orders and adhere to filing deadlines. The risk management tools to avoid these mistakes are available and are not difficult to implement. This month’s In Practice… with CNA® highlights recommendations to avoid the nightmare of... Read more →