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Who Will Guard The Guards

Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodies? Doing the Right Thing. Sounds so simple, doesn’t it? Its message reeks with common sense, morality, compassion and fairness. Heck, it’s how we’d like and expect others to treat us, right? Yet, when we find our professional selves in the dilemma of “doing the right thing” it can be far easier […]

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Legal Ethics Risks Increase When Attorneys Lives Are Out of Control

Tips for Ending the Chaos I’ve taught and written about the increased risks of ethics violations and legal malpractice when attorneys’ lives are out of control (this goes for legal staff too).  We fool ourselves into thinking that we’re better lawyers and legal assistants when we remain in a 90 mph non-stop mode … worse, […]

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Office Sharing: Maximizing the Benefits & Minimizing the Risks

For those considering office sharing (or already doing so), here are a few of my recommendations for minimizing the risks and maximizing the benefits: Excerpt from the Article: Office sharing offers many advantages to lawyers and continues to grow in popularity. Much of the credit belongs to soaring rent al and purchase costs, as well […]

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