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[…]

Social Media, Judges, and Lawyers

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on Lawyerist.com on June 5, 2013. Judges are on social media, making their online profiles prime targets for lawyers looking to know more about the triers of fact. Lawyers must be careful, though, not to step across the line to unethical conduct when using social media to[…]

Trust Accounting Basics

This post was written by Megan Zavieh and originally published on Lawyerist.com on April 4, 2014. Managing trust accounts – handling other people’s money – is one of the most sensitive things lawyers do, and one of the most common sources of ethical violations. You must know the rules. Common Rules Every state has its[…]

Merry Automated Christmas! [LGE 092]

Automation can make a practice run much more smoothly, giving you peace of mind, fewer errors, and fewer hours of work.  In this Christmas episode, Megan runs through some ideas for how you can introduce automation to your practice. Resources Mentioned: Zapier Acuity JotForm Campaign Monitor Clio Dropbox Thanks for listening! Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE[…]