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Sample Document Destruction Policy
All law firms need a document destruction policy. Here’s a sample one that you can modify to match the ethics rules in your state.
Social Media, Judges, and Lawyers
Should lawyers research judges on social media? Is it ethical? Should lawyers and judges be friends on social media? What about if they were friends before the judge were appointed or elected? Learn more.
Trust Accounting Basics
Trust accounting isn’t always easy for lawyers. Here are the basics that all lawyers should know to avoid an ethics complaint.
Virginia Bar Takes Aim at Avvo
In 2017, Virginia Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics sent a strong opinion about Avvo and other ACMS platforms to the Supreme Court. Read more.
How to Keep Your Client Safe From Solicitation
Solicitation is a serious issue for lawyers. Do you know how to protect your clients or what you must do if it happens to them? Read more.
California Says You Must Understand E-Discovery in Order to Litigate
Did you know that the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct Formal Opinion No. 2015-193 states that lawyers in California must understand e-discovery in order to litigate?
Responding to an Ethics Complaint: A How-To Guide
An ethics complaint can threaten your livelihood as an attorney. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do if you receive notice of one filed against you.
Practical Advice for Taking Better Notes
Note taking is an important yet often overlooked activity for lawyers. Here’s how you can take better notes.
Earned Fees & Unearned Fees: Handling a Mixed Check
Earned fees and unearned fees paid in a mixed check to a lawyer can be difficult to reconcile. Here’s what you need to know.