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Watch: A 6-Step Guide to Better Legal Bookkeeping

It seems like whenever you talk to a lawyer who works in a small law firm, they view their firm’s bookkeeping and accounting as a perennial headache. Although the process can be challenging, this doesn’t have to be the case. In this video, you’ll discover how a few simple steps and the implementation of some modern best-practices can be an ...

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Watch: Ethics and Social Media in Court

Like the rest of the population, lawyers can find themselves spending considerable amounts of time online and on social media platforms. Additionally, like all of us, they can make serious mistakes on these platforms, including malpractice, ethical breaches subject to discipline, breach of fiduciary duty, and monetary damages. In this video, attorney Claude Ducloux, director of education, ethics, and compliance ...

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Watch: 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Legal Trust Accounting

Handling client funds can be one of the most complex parts of running a law practice. The rules and regulations of handling client funds can become very difficult based on the specific type of account, your local jurisdiction, and other factors. As an attorney, you are the one responsible for the proper management of these funds. If you want to ...

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Watch: Better Trust Accounting

Each year, the State Bar of California’ Office of Chief Trial Counsel, the bar’s prosecution unit, receives over 2,000 reports of bounced checks from banks holding law firm trust accounts. Some of these may be innocent error, but the public is also reading high profile articles about trust account abuse. To add to the complexity, some law firms experience the opposite ...

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Watch: Legal Technology Trends, Threats, and Innovations

In this video, you will discover how legal technology has reached a tipping point. Innovations in security, accessibility, communications, automation, and flexible cloud environments are rapidly disrupting known law practice management paradigms. Today’s legal technology trends are moving the entire industry towards rapid adoption of new systems and services that will affect the collaborative tools that you employ, how you interact with clients, protect ...

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Watch: Real-World Zero-Day Threat Detection and Response

The FBI recently published an alert warning that ransomware variants have targeted and compromised vulnerable business servers. The alert states that cyber-attackers target hosts, which potentially increases the number of infected servers. Cybercriminals are continually evolving their attack methods in an attempt to gain access to your firm’s highly sensitive client information. Are you at risk of a ransomware attack? ...

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What I Wish I’d Learned in Law School: How to Run an Ethical Office

In this video, we will cover the best communication practices for addressing clients followed by the ins-and-outs of creating an effective fee agreement. Lastly, you will discover the necessary steps it takes to run an efficient and ethical office by understanding financial control and the psychology of billing, including a discussion on the proper use of trust accounts. Key Points: ...

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