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Client-centred law office protocols
What does a client-centred approach to law practice actually look like? Two recent blog posts provide some helpful tips on how lawyers can better focus on the needs of their customers (aka clien ...
03/27/2015  |  Full Item >>
Don’t assume
Legal malpractice claims can arise out of circumstances where assumptions have been made that proved false. For example, you might assume that though you’re over-committed today, next month ...
03/06/2015  |  Full Item >>
When in doubt, don’t click
The invitation to click on links and attachments in email messages continues to tempt lawyers. As reported in the ABA Journal online, a lawyer in California recently fell victim to a hacker and lost ...
02/20/2015  |  Full Item >>
Marketing Your Practice
The January/February 2015 issue of Law Practice Management magazine is out and packed with articles focused on marketing your legal practice, and more. Some of the highlights inclu ...
02/11/2015  |  Full Item >>
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