File Destruction Policies [LGE 116]

Good policies and procedures make a law office run ethically, but file destruction is one where a lot of lawyers have questions.  How long should we keep files?  When does the time period begin to run?  How do I let my client know?  In this episode, Megan explores these questions and promotes some best practices.[…]

Reigniting Productivity in COVID-19 [LGE 113]

Even the United States Supreme Court has had to adapt to working remotely during COVID-19.  Still, long-term lockdown (plus further uncertainty with kids ending school and some businesses reopening) can really suck the productivity out of us.  In this episode, Megan explores some tips for getting back to business during these uncertain times.  Highlights include:[…]

The Ethics of Virtual Consultations [LGE 111]

Stemming from her popular post on Attorney at Work, Megan tackles the ethical considerations for attorneys handling consultations, particularly initial consultations, virtually.  Highlights include: – Ensuring video and phone communications are confidential – Careful sharing of client confidential documents – Conflicts checks – Terms of your consultations, and what clients can expect Resources Mentioned: Attorney[…]

Impending Judicial Logjam and How Lawyers, Courts, and A2J Will Be Impacted with John Grant [LGE 110]

Megan is joined by John Grant, who lends his systems background to lawyers looking to streamline their law practices with better processes and procedures.  In this episode, he and Megan explore the impending massive backlog of cases in the justice system, what lawyers and courts will face when the country reopens after coronavirus, and what[…]