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Clients at the Centre
Client relationships are central to a successful legal practice, whether the client is an individual, corporation or your employer. Strained client relations can soon lead to law society ...
06/21/2016  |  Full Item >>
Basics of Backup
Craig Ball, a U.S. lawyer, computer forensic examiner, law professor and noted authority on electronic evidence, recently rewrote his primer on backup systems, focused specifically on ...
06/08/2016  |  Full Item >>
Planning for Success
Most lawyers accept and understand that planning whether on individual files, or in respect of business sustainability, is a critical process in maintaining their legal practice. But fewer lawyers ...
05/24/2016  |  Full Item >>
Closing Your File
The value of consistent use of checklists as a risk management tool for lawyers cannot be overstated, as set out in Loss Prevention Bulletin #230, Checklists for Lawyers. Checklists are useful not ...
05/04/2016  |  Full Item >>
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