CNA - Best practices for third-party legal opinions

The legal opinion practice has established itself as a commonplace, especially in certain practice areas. A third party benefits from the legal opinion rather than the client. Offering legal opinions may result in potential disciplinary issues and/or third-party legal malpractice actions. Learn about the best practices for third-party legal opinions... Read more →


CNA - Risk Alert: Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT: Friend or Foe to the Legal Profession?

While the true impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the legal profession is still being written, attorneys must be aware of the effects it may have on their practice. At a minimum, law firms should carefully balance the risks of implementing AI, such as ChatGPT, against any expected benefits. This... Read more →


CNA - Advance Conflict Waivers: Use Them or Lose Them?

An effective advance conflict waiver may permit lawyers to take on matters adverse to a client without the need for a subsequent waiver from that client and may limit exposure arising from a conflict of interest. This edition of In Practice…with CNA offers helpful suggestions for the possible use of... Read more →


CNA - A Bad Economy Increases Risks for Lawyers

There is no question that our economy has been in a weakened state for a lengthy time period, which may impact professional liability claims for lawyers. Virtually all areas of practice for lawyers showed an increase in claims as a result of the 2008-09 recession. CNA’s Risk Control team has... Read more →


CNA - Solutions to Navigate the Challenges of Managing a Firm

The CNA Lawyers Allied Vendor Program has identified companies that can help strengthen a law firm’s risk control programs. Some of the tools provided by partners with this program include law practice management, document management, cyber/data/communications security, and more. Learn more about these offerings in this month’s article, "Third Party... Read more →