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)
Have you claimed your profile? Was it correctly displayed in AVVO? Did you get the rating you think you deserved? What can you really do about that nasty review? We will attempt to work through this quandary for Georgia lawyers. As other jurisdictions have opined in various ways about the proper use and peril of … Continue reading AVVO-type Services and the Georgia Lawyer
Psst.! We have a new co-Author - Bill Cobb, Assistant General Counsel in the State Bar's Office of the General Counsel. You will learn more about him later. Data is big right now! How do you secure all of the information that comes into your possession or knowledge, especially the digital data that just doesn’t … Continue reading Managing Data in Your Client Files