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!!!
Don’t forget that you can get 6 hours of CLE including 1 hour of Professionalism and 1 hour of Ethics at the Winter Solo and Small Firm CLE this Friday, February 15, 2013. See the program line up and register at http://www.iclega.org/programs/8164.html. The CLE is live at the State Bar Headquarters in Atlanta and being… Continue reading Winter Solo and Small Firm CLE is Here!
By accepting credit cards, your firm is considered a “merchant” under the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008. Guidelines from this Act in effect as of January 1, 2013, requires all merchants to have an EXACT match for their federal tax identification number (FTIN) and their legal name on file with the IRS. You might have already been contacted by… Continue reading Lawyers Accepting Credit Cards Beware!
What? Who’s giving out bonuses in this down economy? Despite the economic climate that has affected pretty much every law office in the country, bonuses are still being given out. Sounds a little odd, but in fact, bonuses can be great firm marketing and retention tools, and there are several ways to structure them so… Continue reading Bonuses – “The Remix”
Beginning August 16th, the Law Practice Management Program will begin sponsoring seasonal CLE programs geared toward the latest topics on practice management, ethics, technology and finance for solo and small firm practitioners. The 1st Summer program will highlight these general topics. Ultimately, if you are in solo or small firm practice, you recognize the many important practice… Continue reading Seasonal CLEs for Solos and Small Firms Begin
Georgia lawyers have not been exempt from the rash of online and even in-person scams that have become prevalent here in the United States. Here’s an example: Hi Counsel, My name is Liudmila Yuldasheva. I'm contacting your firm in regards to a divorce settlement with my ex-husband (Bernheim de Yuldasheva) who resides in your jurisdiction.… Continue reading Give Me a Minute and I’ll Give You a Million Dollar Case