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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Can Lawyers Ethically Accept Cryptocurrency?

Ask the Experts at 2Civility.org: Does your firm have the green light to accept this new method of payment?

Mark C. Palmer - October 10, 2018
Three Innovations for Small Law Firms

Three Questions About Small Law Firms and Innovation

What are the most innovative lawyers up to? Dan Lear shares what he learned at the 2018 Clio Cloud Conference.

Dan Lear - October 9, 2018
On Balance by Megan Zavieh

Distracted Lawyering

Sometimes your personal life takes priority and distracts you from work. Without good systems in place, distracted lawyering may lead to a professional crash.

Megan Zavieh - October 4, 2018

Ethics Rules: Be the Change

There's no whining in legal ethics. If you don’t like the rules, Will Hornsby points to ways you can step off the sidelines and get in the game.

William Hornsby - September 17, 2018

Try Outsourcing When You Can’t Clone Yourself

How do you staff up during big cases and busy seasons and avoid ethics issues? Five ethics rules of engagement when outsourcing legal work.

Kristin Tyler - August 17, 2018
On Balance by Megan Zavieh

CLE: Five Affordable Ways to Learn More About the Law

CLE can be an expensive chore. With a little extra effort you can find ways to make it affordable — and more fulfilling. Here's how.

Megan Zavieh - August 13, 2018
On Balance by Megan Zavieh

When It’s Your Mental Health, the Bar Can Wait

Individuals preparing for bar admission may face a terrible predicament — weighing the need for mental health treatment against the likely difficulty imposed by the bar if they disclose treatment in their moral character application. This needs ...

Megan Zavieh - July 24, 2018

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

As in earlier movies in the series, "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" portrays attorneys in a bad light. Maybe that doesn't bother you, but it bothers me. While there is some truth in that representation, I don't think we do enough to try to ...

Otto Sorts - July 18, 2018
cloud storage ethics

Can Lawyers Ethically Store and Transmit Client Info in the Cloud?

Ask the Experts at 2Civility.org: Our law firm would like to reduce our paper and physical storage use and costs by “going to the cloud” with our data. Before we invest in training our attorneys and staff, how do we know what ...

Mark C. Palmer - July 16, 2018
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 ...

Megan Zavieh - June 13, 2018