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From Here to There: Elements of an Effective Screen When Onboarding a Lateral Hire

You have an attorney position to fill, and have found the perfect candidate with the right credentials, experience and book of business, who clears the initial conflicts checks. How can your firm implement an effective conflicts of interest screen and have some comfort in its effectiveness if and when the time comes to defend against a disqualification motion?

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Hot Mics and Live Video: Best Practice Tips for Remote Appearances

As we approach a second year of virtual meetings, depositions and court appearances, this is a good time to pause and reflect on what works and what doesn’t work in a remote law practice. Inadvertent screen shares and hot microphones have offered valuable lessons learned for attorneys. Here are ten best practice tips for mitigating risk during remote appearances.

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Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19: A Menu of Ideas for Lawyers

In today’s legal environment, lawyers have been required to chart a changing course in order to provide competent legal services to their clients in the face of an unprecedented pandemic. Here we identify some of the potential effects of the pandemic on the legal profession, as well as some strategies to consider in addressing those impacts.

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Better with a Letter: Key Considerations in Engagement Letters Usage

As a leader in the lawyers' professional liability insurance marketplace, we stress the importance of engagement letters in our articles, guides and risk control courses.

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