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On Balance Legal Ethics

An Honest Audit Leads to a Brighter Future

There are myriad reasons to run an efficient, sound, organized law practice. Here are two great ones, from an ethics standpoint: First, it helps lawyers avoid making the costly errors that lead to ethics trouble. Second, when lawyers receive a bar complaint — as many eventually will, no matter how well they practice law — responding effectively is significantly simpler. We've discussed those reasons in this column before. But, with all the talk about why we should improve our practices, the fact is that tweaking the edges of processes and procedures will not bring about the level of improvement most of us need.

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