Dawn Cash-Salau, Escrow Consulting and Accounting LLC
The number one reason for attorney professional discipline is misappropriation of client trust accounts. According to the North Carolina State Bar Journal's Winter 2015 edition only 6 out of 57 lawyers/firms audited had no deficiencies; that is only 10.5% in good standing.
Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina has declared a policyholder dividend equal to 5.7% of the final premium paid on your 2016 Lawyers Mutual policy. This dividend, which will total nearly $1 million, will be paid at policy expiration and represent the thirteenth time since 1999 that Lawyers Mutual has declared and paid a policyholder dividend.
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It's likely that you are one of the nearly 70% of lawyers in private practice who have a solo practice or work in a small firm (stats from a 2012 report by the ABA.) And if you are in a solo or small practice, we're willing to bet you have some of the same concerns as others like you. Perhaps there is never enough time to actually practice law with all the other jobs you have to do to keep a small business running.
These monthly meetings are a way to get to know Raleigh/Triad City Group members and make a few new friends. There is
no registration fee for these events and you are welcome to bring a friend or colleague who might benefit from joining LMA.