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
Well, I wasn't in attendance this year, as I was out on a leave of absence. Bummer! But, if what I have heard since my return to work is any indication of what the attendees at this year's Solo and Small Firm Institute enjoyed, this was a successful solo and small firm conference! Because pictures can speak… Continue reading Take Charge – What a Successful Solo and Small Firm Conference Looks Like
So, as with many things these days, we are focused on changes. Well, obviously you've noticed our new layout and style. Let me know what you think of our new digs here at the Georgia Practice Advisor. We are looking forward to offering you a cleaner experience with more content and more helpful practice resources… Continue reading Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes! Check Out Our New Look and Feel!!!
Day 1 was a whirlwind of activity. Here's a quick snapshot: After a great meeting the day before with the Bar Leader Institute attendees - I presented on a panel on Managing Technology with Catherine Sanders Reach, Danielle Hall, and Jim Calloway at a pre-session - I started the day attending the TECHSHOW Opening Session… Continue reading DAY 1 at ABA TECHSHOW 2016
Coming next week - Natalie's Daily Review of what she did and saw at ABA TECHSHOW. Follow along here or via Natalie's and the conference's Twitter handles: @NatalieRKelly and @ABATECHSHOW! -Natalie & Tina
When a lawyer changes her or his name, most commonly due to marriage or divorce, which name should she or he use for professional purposes? Can the lawyer use both names? Name changes often generate questions for lawyers, particularly solo practitioners who have much invested in the name under which they have been practicing. So… Continue reading Name Changes!
If you don't already have your registration confirmation for this year's ABA TECHSHOW, then you need to hurry and sign up! I truly enjoyed leading the conference on last year, and having the opportunity to make it a record-breaking year for the ABA Law Practice Division's program. But, I am just as excited about this year.… Continue reading ABA TECHSHOW 2015 – Next Month in Chicago!
Start 2015 with a review of all of your advertising materials to make sure that they are in compliance with the revised Rule 7.2 which became effective in March 2014. The most common problem we’ve seen is the failure to include the lawyer or firm’s address in advertising. Please be aware that the requirements of… Continue reading Top Things for 2015 – That You Might Have Missed in 2014
A few posts ago, we discussed some of the main or more well-known member benefits for Georgia lawyers. That list was not exhaustive, and because we haven't posted in a while, we wanted to share a couple more with you. (Actually, we kept the last post up for a long time because it is very, very important!… Continue reading More State Bar Benefits!!!