25October, 2013

New HIPAA Rule, New Liability for Lawyers

Earlier this year, new HIPAA regulations were implemented under the HIPAA Omnibus Rule. The rule extends certain requirements under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). Those requirements include privacy, security, enforcement and breach notification rules. Under the new rule, […]

17October, 2013

If You Build It (Your Internet Presence), They Will Come: A Four-Meeting Group Series for Solo Practitioners

Whether you like it or not, an Internet presence is essential to your solo or small firm practice. This involves more than merely building a website.  It will require time and work on your part.  But, if you do it right, it will pay off in the long run.  Fortunately, we have a program that […]

11October, 2013

Ignite Your Law Firm Marketing: Avvo Introduces New CRM Suite

In November 2012, Avvo, primarily known for its lawyer profile and rating service, launched a new tool to help streamline and maximize the use of online marketing platforms by law firms.  The product, Avvo Ignite Suite, is a robust client conversion solution.  It goes far beyond what a free Google Analytics account can do for […]

4October, 2013

Purview Preview: The Future of Massachusetts Legal Ethics

On July 11, 2013, the Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct published for public comment its proposed revisions to those rules.

You were probably on vacation.

Only, this is important. The Committee has suggested extensive revisions to the Rules (the most sweeping since the adoption of the majority of the […]