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Practical tips for keeping all the balls in the air
Law Practice magazine is a valuable and free online resource from the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division on issues related to practice management. The latest issue focuses on how ...
11/10/2014  |  Full Item >>
Technology, Ethics and Your Practice
In the course of using technology to support your legal practice, you may already have bumped up against ethical questions like: When should I use encryption? If I use cloud storage for ...
10/29/2014  |  Full Item >>
Available now: Summer 2014 Loss Prevention Bulletin
The Summer 2014 issue of the CLIA Loss Prevention Bulletin is now available online. Articles in Issue #60 include: The Challenges of Self-Representing Litigants Screen Your Clients a ...
10/15/2014  |  Full Item >>
How to Avoid Suing for Unpaid Fees
Suing your clients for unpaid fees often leads to claims of malpractice or complaints to your law society. It is a collection strategy best avoided. In his recent post on the Lawyers Mutual blo ...
09/22/2014  |  Full Item >>
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