The modern smartphone and, to a lesser extent, the tablet have become indispensable tools in the management of your practice.
Such power, mobility and convenience, however comes with some security vulnerabilities that can be somewhat mitigated with a few security practices that should become part of your professional life. In todays world practice management is carried out almost entirely with laptops and mobile phone and both these devices are predominantly wireless.
Practice management and legal accounting software such as uLaw, PcLaw and others, contain all your client and business data. You will want to take extreme care to protect yourself and your business in this capable but vulnerable wireless world. Let us examine in this article the potential problems and remedies that you can take to reduce risk.
There are three things a lawyer ought to know when it comes to getting paid: how much work has been done, whether it’s been billed, and finally whether the bills have been paid.
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Litigation requires research and time. Addressing the matter at hand requires essential documents from the parties involved to represent the case in front of the court. Appropriate filing of documents with the court for proceeding with the matter is of utmost importance.
When a solo practitioner first begins representing clients it can appear to be quite easy to avoid conflicts of interest. After all, if you’re just beginning and your law firm is relatively new, it’s highly likely your client base is small enough that the potential for problems to arise may be quite negligible.
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