25April, 2019

13 Top FAQ on Cybersecurity from Lawyers [Guest Post]

As critical as it is, cybersecurity can feel so overwhelming that many lawyers don’t know where to start. Get the experts’ answers to the most frequently asked questions they hear from lawyers here — along with our best resources for lawyers to lock down their data.
We thank Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. and John W. Simek […]

14March, 2019

Fee Agreement Best Practice Guide for Lawyers in Massachusetts [Templates]

Popular demand spoke and we formed a Fee Agreement Working Group in response. The group worked hard, and the Massachusetts Fee Agreement Best Practice Guide for Lawyers is now available for download!
In collaboration with the Massachusetts Bar Association and with input from the Massachusetts Office of Bar Counsel, we are happy to release the Massachusetts Fee Agreement Best Practice Guide […]

20February, 2019

Demystifying Cyber Insurance for Lawyers [Webinar]

Judy Selby shares what you need to know about cyber insurance as a lawyer — in this 29-minute episode of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.
As technology, cyber, and privacy risks continue to increase, many lawyers poorly understand insurance coverage for these exposures, causing a range of potential pitfalls.

Get the basics of cyber insurance coverage and practical […]

14February, 2019

Stress on Lawyers: Threat Perception + Growth Mindset

High stress in the legal profession is old news confirmed with recent research sparking the formation of the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being. Find out how to handle stress better by changing how you understand threat perception.
The dictionary definition of stress is “a state … of bodily or mental tension resulting from factors that tend to […]

7February, 2019

Does Every Lawyer Need a Digital Detox? [Guest Post]

Unless you’re one of the rare lawyers already advanced in practicing self-care, you probably think a digital detox can wait — and anyone waiting for your work product can’t. Find out how to get off the path to burnout before you find yourself already there.
We thank Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. and John W. Simek at Sensei […]

23January, 2019

Lawyers for Affordable Justice: What Law Students + Lawyers Need to Know

LAJ offers mentorship and more to its panel attorneys, helping to fill the void of mandated professional training available for lawyers and close gaps in access to justice for the public.
Law students graduate into a lack of structure around training. While it can start in law school, sufficient training to transform from student to practicing […]

18October, 2018

Cybersecurity Tips for Lawyers to Stay Vigilant to New Threats

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Here are tips to help make sure your data remains secure, your clients remain happy, and you remain ethically compliant.
Our friends at Attorney at Work sourced expert tips on what lawyers can do to stay ahead of hackers for a round of Friday 5+ Tech Tips a few months back.

EMAIL SPOOFS

Believe it or not, […]

13July, 2018

New Rule 1.15A: What Client Files Are & How Long Lawyers Must Preserve Them

Effective September 1, 2018, new Rule 1.15A sheds light on what exactly the Client’s File actually is and how long lawyers need to preserve them. Find the answers to your questions here.
On June 7, 2018, the SJC adopted an order that amends the Rules of the Supreme Judicial Court, and in particular, Massachusetts Rules of […]

27June, 2018

Understanding What the 2017 Tax Reform Act Means for Your Law Firm [Webinar]

 BONUS full-hour edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, we have two experts ready to help you understand how your law practice might be able to benefit from the tax cuts that took effect at the start of 2018.
On July 10th at noon (eastern) Mary Vandenack and Michael Weaver will present
Understanding What the the 2017 Tax […]

24May, 2018

2018 Tax Reform Essentials for Lawyers [Guest Post]

Tax reform made effective January 1, 2018 brought big changes to the system. Find out how your work and income as a lawyer fits with these provisions until they expire in 2025.
Mary Vandenack and Michael Weaver of Vandenack Weaver LLC presented a bonus edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers for us in July 2018 on Understanding […]