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How to Survive the Legal Audit Minefield

Have you considered how well your firm would stand up to a legal audit? So much of the practice of law involves strict compliance with numerous regulations and these complicated legal regulations are often intertwined with peculiar accounting requirements. Small law firms are particularly vulnerable if they do not set up the necessary tools and procedures to protect the practice on a day-to-day ...

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How To Survive A Trust Account Audit

Trust accounts are an integral part of many practices, and unfortunately they are also a common source of disciplinary trouble. Seamlessly incorporating your trust accounting into your day-to-day practice management routine is one of the best ways to protect yourself, your firm, and your clients. Yet many firms choose to maintain separate trust accounting systems – increasing complexity and risk ...

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Passing the Tech Skills Competency Audit

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

Casey Flaherty, corporate counsel at Kia Motors America, has gotten a lot of attention recently with a basic tech skills competency audit he administers to outside law firms and the failing grades lawyers at those firms have received. There has always been an ongoing conversation of what basic technology skills lawyers need. The ABA’s Ethics 2020 recommendation that a basic ...

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