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Why Don't More New Lawyers Go Solo?
This is the age old question and my friend, Chuck Newton, addresses it in a post, "Why Do Not More Young Lawyers Start Their Own Law Practices." Yes, coming from me this may sound like a promotion for Solo Practice University. But it's not. Chuck has no skin in the...
Firm Culture and Attorney Turnover
Legal professional liability insurance underwriters look at the rate of attorney turnover at firms they are considering underwriting because a higher than normal rate of turnover, particularly at the associate level, can be a sign of trouble. It suggests that something...
Fall Cyber Security CLE Series from ALPS
Sign up for both October courses and receive a 15% discount! How Attorneys Get Hacked (And What You Can Do About It) Presented by Sherri Davidoff & Karen Palmer, LMG Security Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) This 1.5-hour seminar has been approved...
Why Don't More New Lawyers Go Solo?
This is the age old question and my friend, Chuck Newton, addresses it in a post, "Why Do Not More Young Lawyers Start Their Own Law Practices." Yes, coming from me this may sound like a promotion for Solo Practice University. But it's not. Chuck has no skin in the...
Firm Culture and Attorney Turnover
Legal professional liability insurance underwriters look at the rate of attorney turnover at firms they are considering underwriting because a higher than normal rate of turnover, particularly at the associate level, can be a sign of trouble. It suggests that something...
Fall Cyber Security CLE Series from ALPS
Sign up for both October courses and receive a 15% discount! How Attorneys Get Hacked (And What You Can Do About It) Presented by Sherri Davidoff & Karen Palmer, LMG Security Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) This 1.5-hour seminar has been approved...
Of Course It’s Fine to Say Goodbye to Clients, Just Don’t Let...
When I first came to ALPS I was surprised to learn that we do have firms, who after reporting a claim, are unable to provide a copy of the subject file. Believe it or not, they didn’t keep it. While the reasons vary, generally we find that the attorney or firm...
ALPS A National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014 Champion
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) and this year, perhaps more than in the past, there has been a national recognition of the importance of cyber security from large financial institutions to small businesses on down to individuals. MISSOULA, MT,...
Malpractice Missteps and the Importance of Keeping Your Emotions...
When first learning that a legal malpractice claim is on the horizon, a common response is often an emotional one. “How dare my client do this! How dare someone question my abilities!” The situation is viewed as a personal affront. Others respond with dismay, “I can’t...