Here’s how life insurance can protect your family’s standard of living. Chances are you’re doing everything you can to make sure your loved ones enjoy the highest possible standard of living. But it isn’t easy. In fact, an analysis conducted by GOBankingRates found that living the American dream now costs... Read more →


Few, if any, readers would contemplate the creation of an attorney-client relationship by reading a publication in print, via email or on a website. Has an attorney-client relationship been formed, however, regarding attorney interactions with prospective clients via law firm websites, email correspondence, social media platforms and texts or telephone... Read more →


As a leader in the lawyers professional liability insurance marketplace, we stress the importance of engagement letters in our articles, guides and risk control courses. The benefits of engagement letter usage flow to both the law firm and client. From the client’s perspective, memorializing the terms and conditions of the... Read more →


As attorneys, we routinely litigate, arbitrate, and negotiate on behalf of our clients. With regularity, we analyze, synthesize and scrutinize certain facts, precedent and regulations. We often find comfort in a courtroom, boardroom or conference room. Managing accounts receivable, however seem to befuddle the best of us. Collection of overdue... Read more →


“Occasions arise, especially in litigation, where a lawyer for an entity may find it useful to represent an employee, or other constituent of the entity, for some limited purpose. This dual representation of an entity and its constituent raises a number of practice issues. As demonstrated in the examples within... Read more →


Client intake should never be dismissed as an unimportant but necessary task when taking on a new client. Creating a thorough client intake process is essential in order to establish a strong foundation for an attorney-client relationship – whether the relationship lasts for weeks or years. By investing the necessary... Read more →


Unprecedented. Tragic. Unimaginable. And, ironically, sometimes even boring. Those are just a few of the adjectives to describe our recent world. But there’s another adjective we should think about: Prepared. Beyond the obvious stockpiling (toilet paper and hand sanitizer come to mind), COVID 19 exposed other unexpected holes in our... Read more →


Reminders and Resources for Law Firms During the COVID-19 Pandemic This article was written by and used with permission from CNA. Read the original publication here. As a follow-up to CNA's "Best Practices for Law Firms During A Pandemic," this article further addresses issues that law firms should consider in... Read more →