As the world settles into a pandemic that won’t quickly disappear, many people are becoming comfortable with traveling again, feeling more confident in the measures that can be taken to minimize personal exposure and risk. As travelers research new country and destination requirements that have arisen because of the pandemic,... Read more →


Lawyers should beware of a sophisticated new hacking scam the FBI refers to as “Business E-mail Compromise.” Lawyers in multiple states have recently reported being victimized by this scam. The hoax targets lawyers who process client funds from their attorney trust accounts. Transactions involving real estate closings or legal settlements... Read more →


Receiving notice of a professional liability claim can be shocking, daunting, and worrisome. Familiarizing yourself with the process of responding to Claims and Potential Claims will help make facing them easier, and reduce stress, should they ever materialize. The following is an explanation and guide for a typical claim process... Read more →


As we approach a second year of virtual meetings, depositions, court appearances and happy hour networking, this is a good time to pause and reflect on what works and what doesn’t work in a remote law practice. While we are becoming comfortable in this new normal, the circumstances have raised... Read more →


You’ve just been advised that a subpoena has been served. So what do you do? Ignore it? Refuse to comply? Produce all the requested documents without question? Subpoenas serve a very important function in the litigation process, and the wrong response to one can have very serious ramifications. Here are... Read more →


Lawyers must be adaptable. In standard practice, lawyers will adapt to changing laws, regulations, technology, economies, clients and offices. Few attorneys were prepared to adapt to a pandemic. In today’s legal environment, lawyers have been required to chart a changing course in order to provide competent legal services to their... Read more →


Last Fall, the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a “High Impact” warning regarding increased ransomware attacks on U.S. businesses and organizations.[1] This is notable because, the last time the FBI addressed ransomware was in 2016. Ransomware is software used by cybercriminals to encrypt a victim’s electronic files, preventing access to... Read more →