Guidance

Julie Q. Brush, Solutus Legal Search .

How Do I Raise Work-Life Balance Without Coming Off as a Slacker?

By Julie Brush |

When interviewing for a job, the topic of work-life balance is not one that is easy to raise. And if done poorly, it can sabotage a candidacy as well as a reputation.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Time to Dust Off Your Legal Malpractice Policy

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

In today's competitive insurance market, there are a wide range of options available that can help combat the ever-increasing risk of a legal malpractice claim.

(l-r) Michael W. Kelly, Gary Gansle and Daniel Kitzes.

Hey Employers, 2017 Is Closer Than You Think

By Michael W. Kelly, Gary Gansle and Daniel Kitzes |

A review of some key legislation affecting employers that will go into effect in California in 2017.

Julie Q. Brush

How Much Experience is Too Much?

By Julie Brush |

It’s not easy to tell whether a lawyer has too much experience for a particular position, specifically if the seniority gap isn’t that wide.

Timothy Perry and Sarah Zarrabi, WilmerHale

Opinion: It's Time for a Bright-Line Test for the ‘No Contact Rule’

By Timothy Perry and Sarah Zarrabi |

The Ninth Circuit should resolve the ambiguity in the ethical canon that applies to nearly every major covert criminal investigation.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Holiday Merriment, Misbehavior and Malpractice

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

The holiday season, with its flurry of parties, vacations, and administrative tasks, ushers its own set of unique professional liability risks.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Moving Beyond 'Unfinished Business' Claims

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Law firm dissolutions have created issues related to "unfinished business." Two recent decisions have clarified the law for firms picking up partners from defunct firms.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

5 'Dont's' For Lawyers Facing Malpractice Claims

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Here are some common mistakes made by attorneys in receiving a malpractice claim, and how to avoid them.

Denton partners Randy Evans and Shari Klevens

The High Cost of Incivility in the Legal Profession

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

The decisions of bar associations and state supreme courts make clear that integrity, professionalism and civility in the legal profession are worth more than occasional lip service as part of continuing legal education programs.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons US partners

How to Take Stock of Motions to Disqualify—or Avoid Them Altogether

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Few things will impede the progression of a representation faster than a motion to disqualify.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons US partners

For Hackers, Law Firms Are "One-Stop Shopping"

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Recognize the risk and do not put it off until another day.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Make Sure Your Emails Don't Turn Into Evidence

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

If your firm gets sued for legal malpractice, your internal communications might not be protected.

The Law's Breakable Protections for Unbreakable Encryption

By David W. Fermino and Louis P. Feuchtbaum |

When it comes to the Fifth Amendment, your thumbprint isn't the most secure protection for your iPhone.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Vacations: Not Just For Other People

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Here's how to step away from the office without damaging your practice.

Left to right: Randy Evans and Shari Klevens, Dentons partners

Don't Let Your Client's Criminal Liability Become Your Own

By Randy Evans and Shari Klevens |

Randy Evans and Shari Klevens explain how to avoid getting indicted while maintaining your professional responsibilities.

Neda Shakoori, McManis Faulkner

Don't Let Your Firm Get Hacked (But Here's How to Prepare for the Worst)

By Neda Shakoori |

Neda Shakoori lays out the steps you should take to avoid a Panama Papers situation.

Julie Q. Brush

How Do I Handle a Hijacked Job Interview?

By Julie Brush |

Recruiter Julie Brush, aka The Lawyer Whisperer, answers your career questions.