Dispelling Myths About the Attorney Discipline System [LGE 100]

We have made it to 100 episodes, which is so exciting!  Megan is so grateful to her listeners, guests, and production team. Many lawyers have misconceptions about the attorney discipline process.  On this special episode, Megan dispels three big myths: 1. Attorneys can only suffer attorney discipline for lawyer conduct. 2. The attorney discipline process[…]

California moral character application process

How to Manage the California Moral Character Application Process (When You’re Terrified)

Before you complete law school and can be admitted to the bar, you must first successfully complete the California moral character application process. For some law school students, the process is straight forward. They file their moral character application, go about their usual business during the six-month processing time, get their July bar exam results,[…]

Courts May Ignore Your Fax Filing

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on Lawyerist.com on September 4, 2013. Litigators work under tight rule and court-imposed deadlines. What if a rule allowing you to file by fax is at odds with the actual court practice of receiving faxed filings? Is a lawyer ethically bound to know the realities[…]

Sample Document Destruction Policy

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on Lawyerist.com on January 21, 2014. Voluminous paper and electronic files are not just a hassle to store and manage, but keeping files beyond your ethical obligation to do so can actually be troublesome. You need to know the rules applicable in your state and[…]

DUI Roadmaps: Digital Products for Lawyers with Erin Gerstenzang [LGE 096]

Consumer-facing digital legal products assist self-represented consumers, but lawyers need education and guidance too.  Frequent guest and contributor Erin Gerstenzang is an accomplished trial lawyer, and in this episode she and Megan talk digital legal products designed to train other lawyers on specialized areas.  Erin has recently launched DUI Roadmaps, which is an online course[…]