Put Into Practice 

December 2018
How a Band-Aid on Santa Brightened a Law Life
by Jay Reeves

Do you believe a six-year old boy and a shabby Santa can hold the key to a wonderful law life?
I do. Even now, a quarter-century later, if I gaze past the ugly sweaters and tune out the Jingle Bells Singing Dogs, I can feel the magic.
interview with Katherine Asaro

Many of us have seen or experienced first-hand the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence. The North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center is one of the organizations who has sprung into action to lead relief efforts. The NC Pro Bono Resource Center (PBRC) has also compiled a list of volunteer opportunities for legal professionals who would like to join them in their efforts.   

While protecting the confidential data of your organization can be a daunting task, it is an essential business function given the prevalence of data breaches and ransom attacks.
Let's face it, cybersecurity is frightening.
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Internet Branding for Lawyers
According to author Jeff Lantz, "An effective law firm brand and a compelling website are two of the most critical aspects of law firm marketing; as they can have a tremendous impact on new client development and revenue."

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LM Title Agency, LLC 

Samantha Cruff
Marketing Communications Coordinator
LM Title Agency is pleased to announce Nicholas Long, Jr. joined the company as Vice President of Underwriting on November 19, 2018.  
Prior to joining LM Title Agency, Long worked for over ten years as North Carolina State Counsel for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company.
Previous articles provide shortcuts for your everyday programs: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
To make these shortcuts more accessible, we created a cheat sheet of our favorite tips.
Upcoming CLE Programs
Lawyers Mutual 2018-2019 CLE Series - The Accidental Lawyer: Terms of Engagement

Date           Location 
Jan. 11       Raleigh AM 
Jan. 11       Raleigh PM 
Jan. 30       New Bern 
Jan. 31       Greenville 
Feb. 1        Wrightsville Beach  
Click the location you want to attend for more information and to register.  

Our Raleigh programs will be held at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley.  
The location for our New Bern program has changed due to flooding from hurricane Florence.   
"You're a lawyer, right?"

This workshop is designed to help lawyers be more alert to the vulnerabilities they may face in various non-office settings, and to equip them with best practices for defining their roles up front, and setting clear boundaries with the person seeking advice.

SAVE THE DATE! Lawyers Mutual presents the second annual Managing Partners Summit 

March 12, 2019
State Bar Headquarters
217 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 

Lawyers Mutual is proud to present the second annual North Carolina Managing Partners Summit. The Summit is designed to provide business of law education and networking opportunities for North Carolina managing partners and firm leaders. 

Post Office Box 1929      Cary, NC 27512