Avoid Ethics Complaints by Taking Notes

November 23, 2010

Beyond providing a first line of defense against a client’s ethics complaint, notes can be helpful in tracking previous conversations with a client.

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Opening the Door (Slightly) for Grads of Unaccredited Law Schools

August 24, 2010

The Minnesota Supreme Court appears ready to open the bar admissions door just a little wider – at least enough for some graduates of unaccredited law schools, modifying the recommendations of a year-long study and report (9 MB) by the Minnesota Board of Law Examiners (MBLE). Under the present rules, there are essentially two ways […]

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Judges May Speak More, But Not Too Much

August 18, 2010

A recent decision of the Eighth Circuit and a pending prosecution by the Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards (BJS) encourage judges to speak more in some instances and less in others. The Eighth Circuit case, Wersal v. Sexton (courtesy of Minnesota Lawyer’s blog), struck down several restrictions on candidates for judicial office, as set forth […]

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The More Things Change, the More Hourly Billing Will Stay the Same

August 4, 2010

Hourly billing is not going anywhere, despite the latest blawg buzz—and here’s why.

The More Things Change, the More Hourly Billing Will Stay the Same was originally published on Lawyerist.com.

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The More Things Change, the More Hourly Billing Will Stay the Same

August 4, 2010

Hourly billing is not going anywhere, despite the latest blawg buzz—and here’s why.

The More Things Change, the More Hourly Billing Will Stay the Same is a post from Lawyerist.com. The original content in this feed is © 2013 Lawyerist Media, LLC. This feed is provided for private use only and may not be re-published.

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Minnesota Lawyers Board Annual Stats

July 29, 2010

Each year in early July the Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility (OLPR) and the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board (LPRB) publish an annual report summarizing the Year in Discipline, as it were. Not the type of reading typically picked up by anyone other than ethics wonks and insomniacs, but here are some of the […]

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Birth of a Blawg

July 27, 2010

With the upgrade of my website to WordPress (by my webmaster, Karin Conroy of Conroy Consults), I get to venture into the blawgosphere first hand. I have been blogging on a semi-regular basis for the past two years on Lawyerist and plan to continue to post there. I am also on Twitter, which I have used […]

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Lawyerist.com: Wash That Client Right Out of Your Hair

June 10, 2010

Many of the posts on Lawyerist focus on how to get good clients; we spend very little time talking about how to get rid of bad clients. As a general rule, the goal is to keep the clients around once they hire you. Nevertheless, for some clients, the lawyer’s advice should be limited to “don’t let the door […]

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Wash That Client Right Out of Your Hair

June 10, 2010

Knowing when it is time for withdrawal from dysfunctional attorney-client relationships.

Wash That Client Right Out of Your Hair was originally published on Lawyerist.com.

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Wash That Client Right Out of Your Hair

June 10, 2010

Knowing when it is time for withdrawal from dysfunctional attorney-client relationships.

Wash That Client Right Out of Your Hair is a post from Lawyerist.com. The original content in this feed is © 2013 Lawyerist Media, LLC. This feed is provided for private use only and may not be re-published.

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