Practice Management

2011 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference is Almost Here

By at 7 October, 2011, 10:24 am

The 2011 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference October 27-29, 2011at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells is fast approaching. Whether you’re practicing on your own or in a small firm, this conference is dedicated to helping you build your business — and improve your life. With more than 32 education and training sessions, you are sure to find the guidance and advice you need to save time and money. Our packed CLE schedule includes great local and national speakers, as well as full vendor hall and social events for everyone!

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Disaster Recovery and Disaster Planning Legal Toolkit Podcast now available

By at 24 June, 2011, 4:03 pm

The folks at Legal Talk Network host the Legal Toolkit podcast with host Jared Correira who does a great job and if you haven’t listened to any of his podcasts, you should check it out. I was lucky to be his guest for his June 2011 Legal Toolkit podcast on Disaster Recovery and Disaster Planning.

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Collaborative Divorce E-Mail Scams Still Making the Rounds but Lawyers are Learning.

By at 16 March, 2011, 3:00 pm

This and similar e-mail scams have been circulating for several years and despite the warnings of myself, my fellow PMA’s and other legal organizations, a number of attorneys continue to fall victim to this and similar scams. However, once in a while the good guys do win one and the lawyer manages to “dodge the bullet” so to speak. I had such an experience helping a member on Tuesday, March 15, 2011.

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What does an Iconic Atlanta Rib Shack and a Successful Law Practice have in common?

By at 21 February, 2011, 8:00 pm

During a recent trip to Atlanta, I was taken to one of it’s iconic restaurants: Fat Matt’s Rib Shack . In addition to serving up barbecue and comfort style side dishes, Fat Matt’s also has live blues music playing every month…By now you’re probably asking yourself what does a successful barbecue restaurant and a successful law practice have in common? Keep reading after the break and you’ll find out.

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IOLTA accounts no longer receive unlimited FDIC Insurance under Dodd-Frank Act

By at 20 December, 2010, 6:26 pm

Many US attorneys have started receiving letters from their IOLTA providing banks that the IOLTA accounts no longer receive unlimited FDIC insurance as they had since enactment of the FDIC’s Transaction Account Guarantee Program. This change and the reason for the notices is a direct result of the new Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act as IOLTA accounts were not included in the enacting provisions for accounts that received this insurance.

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