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A Follow-Up: Tools to Help You Avoid Ethics Complaints in Georgia

Last time, we told you to return phone calls, respond to texts and emails; be candid and realistic with clients; and to be diligent in your work.  But, to make the previous post even more meaningful and effective, we wanted to share some specific tools and additional tips you might employ to help avoid ethics… Continue reading A Follow-Up: Tools to Help You Avoid Ethics Complaints in Georgia

Ethics

How to Avoid Ethics Complaints in Georgia

Ethics complaints (grievances in the vernacular of the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct) are at best time consuming and stressful, and at worst can result in a reprimand, suspension or disbarment, permanently part of your publically accessible record.  Nobody wants that, but is it avoidable?  Yes.  Most lawyers go their entire careers without a grievance. … Continue reading How to Avoid Ethics Complaints in Georgia

Ethics, Finance, Practice Management

Client Funds: Signed, Sealed, and Delivered???

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???

Facilities Management, Finance, Human Resources Management, Marketing, Practice Management, Technology

Georgia’s Solo & Small Firm Institute is in the Works

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