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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Shiny New Social Media Syndrome for Lawyers

For lawyers, “shiny object syndrome” often becomes “shiny new social media platform syndrome.” Advice from Megan Zavieh on keeping ethics in mind from the moment you sign up.

Megan Zavieh - June 1, 2020
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The Ethics of the Pivot

Will Hornsby guides us through the ethics of pivoting into a different or emerging practice area, with a focus on two fundamental issues.

William Hornsby - May 26, 2020
Writing and Editing for Empathy in Legal Marketing

Writing and Editing for Empathy in Legal Marketing

Ivy Grey | Resist the urge to write about what type of work you’d like to do or show off your extensive legal knowledge. This is the time to connect with your client as a human with real-life emotions. Write from the reader's perspective and ...

Ivy Grey - May 6, 2020
Ethics of Virtual Consultations

Ethics of Virtual Consultations

The COVID-19 shutdown has sent many a lawyer to the world of virtual consultations. If this gives you anxiety, read Megan Zavieh's tips to stay compliant with the rules.

Megan Zavieh - April 22, 2020

Remote Client Intake: Limiting the Risks While Expanding Access

Will Hornsby guides us through the ethics of client intake and how to mitigate against potential conflicts at a safe social distance.

William Hornsby - April 16, 2020

Moving to a Virtual Law Office: How to Ethically ‘Practice in Place’

"Before COVID-19 impacted our lives, we had started working more from home. Now, we are exploring the possibility of moving entirely to a virtual law office. While some clients may even prefer only communicating online, we’re hesitant to go ...

Mark C. Palmer - March 24, 2020

Outsourcing Your Law Firm Advertising? Consider a Lead Generator Checklist

Will Hornsby looks at the ethics issues and related things to consider before entering into an agreement with a lead generator service.

William Hornsby - March 18, 2020
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Can You Relocate Without Taking a New Bar Exam?

Relocating once you are a licensed attorney brings special headaches. Megan Zavieh explains ways you may be able to remain a practicing lawyer in a new state — without taking another bar exam.

Megan Zavieh - February 4, 2020
Marketing in the New Year, Same As the Old Year

Marketing in the New Year, Same As the Old Year

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 - January 23, 2020

Three New Ways to Increase Diversity in Law Firms and Legal Departments

Julie Savarino points to three new ways diversity can be measurably improved in law firms and legal departments.

Julie Savarino - January 9, 2020