Technological Competency for Lawyers: What Does It Mean?

Technological Competency for Lawyers: What Does It Mean?

Technological competency for lawyers came under the microscope during the pandemic. During that time, many attorneys were forced to deal with more technology than they were used to using or wanted to use. With the speed that technology evolves, it’s no wonder that...
The Duty of Tech Competence in the Age of COVID-19

The Duty of Tech Competence in the Age of COVID-19

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Attorney Ethical Violations: Will the Bar Think You’re Guilty If You Hire an Attorney?

Attorney Ethical Violations: Will the Bar Think You’re Guilty If You Hire an Attorney?

You received a letter informing you that a California attorney complaint was filed against you by a previous or current client, judge, or even another attorney. You recognize that the matter is serious. Since you want to do everything you can to protect your ability...
Social Media, Judges, and Lawyers

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...
Trust Accounting Basics

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...