The other day at the local recycling center I spotted a stack of boxes filled with discarded law books.
It was a small mountain of trashed tomes. There were elegant Restatements of the Law, finely-bound Southeastern Reporters and what appeared to be an entire set of North Carolina General Statutes. All the law you would ever need.
Do you remember "Blue Light Specials"? If you ever shopped at Kmart, you remember the "Blue Light Specials" - that surprise moment when a deep discount was announced on merchandise over the loud speaker and the blue police light lit up somewhere in the store.
Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina has declared a policyholder dividend equal to 5.7% of the final premium paid on your 2017 policy. This dividend, which will total nearly $1 million, will be paid at policy expiration and represent the fourteenth time since 1999 that Lawyers Mutual has declared and paid a policyholder dividend.
Have your Trust Accounts Been Audited by the State Bar? What's Next?
Fixed Fee Legal Services Online - What is the State Bar Doing about AVVO?
Dawn Cash-Salau, Escrow Consulting and Accounting, LLC
Assistant Ethics Counsel
Having your trust account(s) audited by the North Carolina State Bar can be a scary experience for most lawyers. Even the most diligent lawyers, whose trust accounts are being audited, can be put on edge. Your livelihood can be on the line, and your concerns are justified.
At its meeting on October 26, 2017, the Ethics Committee voted to return Proposed 2017 Formal Ethics Opinion 6, regarding participation in Avvo Legal Services, to a subcommittee for further study. Why? To give the subcommittee time to consider the comments in opposition to the proposed opinion received from North Carolina lawyers.
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Lawyers Mutual is proud to present the first North Carolina Managing Partners Summit. The Summit is designed to provide education and networking opportunities for North Carolina managing partners and firm leaders
Is your firm prepared for your most active rainmaker to retire? This program will guide you through the challenges to succession planning, a deep dive into the succession plan developed by a southeast regional mid-size law firm along with best practices for your firm to develop a successful model for transition.