One Way to Limit Client Disputes

Many client disputes arise from a disagreement about the nature and scope of the engagement. Most clients will assume their lawyer is doing more for them than a lawyer intends. One way to limit disputes about what you were or were not hired to do is to clearly state, in writing, the scope of the […]

Have You Planned for Disaster?

Imagine this: After a long, but successful week, you lock up your law office and head home for a relaxing weekend. On Sunday afternoon, you receive a call and learn that somehow a fire was started in or near your building and half your office was ravaged by a fire. The other half is still […]

Connecting with Judges on Social Media

A topic that seems to come up a lot is whether lawyers and judges can be “friends” or “connections” on various social media platforms. Is it ever ok? What if a judge sends a connection request to a lawyer? If the lawyer rejects it, how will the judge react? What if a lawyer is “friends” […]