Friday 5+ Tech Tips

Gotcha! Legal Tech Horror Stories from the Experts

By | Oct.30.15 | 1 Comment

What do lawyers fear most about technology? What should they fear? For this All Hallows’ Eve edition of Friday 5+ Tech Tips, we asked the practice management experts for their best — or is it worst? — …Continue reading »

Legal Marketing Ethics

Is Ohio Gagging Lawyers Speaking at Seminars?

By | Oct.15.15 | 1 Comment

Every few years, state ethics officials issue a questionable decision in the legal marketing ethics area. The ones that make you scratch your head and think, “Really? What planet do they live on?” In Florida, for …Continue reading »

On Balance

Cautionary Tales of Personal Burnout

By | Oct.12.15 | No Comments

In a previous installment of “On Balance,” I wrote about the need for a true work-life balance as a lawyer, and specifically about the challenge of achieving it as a solo practitioner. Here, I’ll share …Continue reading »

On Balance

Who Needs to Know I Got Sanctioned?

By | Sep.17.15 | No Comments

Suffering through a disciplinary proceeding is bad enough, but when it’s done and the sanction has been issued, the experience isn’t over. You must report the sanction anywhere else you are admitted to practice. Who Must …Continue reading »

Ethics in Practice

The Lesson of the Ashley Madison Hack: Should You Care?

By | Sep.10.15 | No Comments

I am going to assume that you, dear reader, had no personal information leaked as a result of the Ashley Madison hack. You may have been curious — after all, who didn’t wonder whether they …Continue reading »

On Balance

Finding Work-Life Balance as a Solo: Ethics Tips

By | Aug.17.15 | No Comments

Work-life balance is such a great catchphrase, encapsulating the struggle we all face as we walk the tightrope between our careers and personal lives. If you ever worked in a large organization (think BigLaw), it …Continue reading »

On Balance

Recovery After Bar Discipline

By | Jul.13.15 | 2 Comments

Any lawyer who has been through the bar discipline process will tell you it was one of the most stressful, horrific experiences of their career. It truly is the low point. So you would think, having …Continue reading »

On Balance

When the Privilege Waiver Is Unclear

By | Jun.11.15 | 2 Comments

In the attorney discipline business, privilege waiver is a central issue. When a client files a state bar complaint against his attorney, privilege is waived, subject to nuances. (Of course, isn’t everything in law subject …Continue reading »

Website Marketing

Language to Keep Your Website Ethically Sound

By | Jun.03.15 | 2 Comments

You’ve spent thousands of dollars building and refining your law firm website, in hopes it attracts lots of new clients. But have you thought through the various legal issues surrounding the use of websites to market …Continue reading »