COVID-19 has forced almost every law firm in the country to move out of their typical office settings and into the homes of their lawyers and staff. This remote practice set up was familiar to many, but it also found several lawyers scrambling and trying to figure out which VPN to use and how to… Continue reading Business NOT as Usual: Navigating Resources for Remote Law Practice
I love going to ABA TECHSHOW because I get so excited about what I'm going to learn and who I'll get to see. The conference is held in Chicago each year, and I have the privilege of also managing the ongoing Best of ABA TECHSHOW webinar series for the ABA as a part of my… Continue reading That One Thing – The Hottest Thing from ABA TECHSHOW 2020!
New Years are exciting and bustling. It's a busy time, and one of hope for increased prosperity and renewed vim for starting over and completing new visions. These sentiments abound, and there is a lot of new stuff to learn about as the calendar rolls around - again. Here are two items from our program… Continue reading A New Year and a Couple of New Things to Start 2020!
The State Bar of Georgia's Law Practice Management Program has participated in the ABA TECHSHOW for over 20 years, and we won't stop now. Registration for the conference held in Chicago from February 26-29, 2020 is at http://www.techshow.com. Georgia Bar members can receive a discount up to $150 when using the discount code EP2010 at… Continue reading ABA TECHSHOW 2020 – Right Around the Corner!
The Law Practice Management Program is again hosting the annual Solo and Small Firm Institute in Atlanta at the State Bar headquarters. The program will be held on Thursday, September 26 and Friday, September 27, and there will be a live stream of some of the programming to the Tifton and Savannah Bar offices. All… Continue reading Solo and Small Firm Institute 2019 is Coming!
Here’s a set of questions we got from a workers' comp claimants lawyer, who said that his clients’ weekly insurance checks are mailed to his office. He asked whether he should open the checks and make a record of them, and more generally what kind of records must or should be kept. He also wondered… Continue reading Client Funds: Signed, Sealed, and Delivered???
Take Charge is a special event. It's Georgia's Solo and Small Firm Institute and it is scheduled for July 14 & 15 at the State Bar Headquarters. You can see the agenda, register at the early bird rate, and more at the official conference website, http://www.gabarsolo.org. Stay tuned for conference updates! - Natalie & Bill
So, we realize you haven't heard from us in a while. If we are ever quiet for long periods of time, it's always likely for good reason. This time is no exception. Beyond our daily grind, ABA TECHSHOW was happening in Chicago from March 15th through the 17th, and as in years past, it was… Continue reading ABA TECHSHOW 2017 Has Come and Gone!
Come join us on February 5th, at the State Bar's Midyear Meeting. Here are the CLE details and you can register on site! TECHNOLOGY IN PRACTICE: AVOIDING ETHICAL LANDMINES AND MAXIMIZING TODAY’S TECHNOLOGY SKILLS AND TOOLS 9 A.M. – 12 P.M. | 3 CLE hours Lawyers have realized they have to understand how to use… Continue reading Want to see us live? Bill & Natalie at State Bar’s Midyear Meeting CLE
That client said what about me! Being a lawyer representing people and organizations who could be on a winning or losing side means there will likely be someone who’s unhappy with a result, and if you the practitioner are not careful, they could also be unhappy with you personally. Regardless of the reason for a… Continue reading Unfavorable Online Reviews – What to Do (or Not)