Lawyers must become accustomed to the risk of giving advice. A lawyer’s role and duty is to give advice—advice that might not be well received, advice that when followed might not result in the best outcome, advice that even when objectively correct ends up placing the lawyer in a defensive... Read more →


The New York State Bar Association Insurance Program has protected lawyers and law firms for over 50 years. As a part of its continued dedication to serving members, the Program is announcing two new insurance product solutions now available for members (and their furry friends!). Travel Insurance Accidents and other... Read more →


Chasing rainbows, searching for mythical leprechauns and pots of gold, counting the leaves on clovers— these are all images that come to mind when St. Patrick’s Day comes bounding in on an Irish jig. March 17th marks the green clad, Irish born holiday celebrated internationally with everything from green dyed... Read more →


St. Patrick’s Day celebrations take place all over the U.S., U.K., and Ireland. Here are our three top picks for celebrations, one of which takes you to the birthplace of the holiday: 1) ShamROCK Chicago 2019 — Chicago, Illinois The city of Chicago is well-known for its St. Patrick’s Day... Read more →


Clients expect their attorneys to be available. A law firm that ignores client emails or phone calls will not be a law firm for long. Even in an age when most firms measure their response times in minutes, inattentiveness and inadequate communication are among the most common allegations in disciplinary... Read more →