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March 2022
How to Avoid the Tyranny of Choice
Here’s some free advice: if you want to make your clients happy, don’t give them too many choices. That may sound counterintuitive. After all, it’s their case. They’re the Ultimate Deciders. Your job is to supply the map, point out different routes to the destination, and let them choose. 

Congratulations, You're Approved: How to Finance the Purchase of a Law Firm
Does your 2022 Strategic Plan include expanding your law firm? If so, have you thought about buying a law firm as a way of expanding your revenues, your practice areas, or your geographic footprint? One of the first questions asked is how does financing the purchase of a firm work? 

De-coding the Medicare Alphabet
… what’s with all those commercials? You are forgiven if you feel teleported to the 1970s, what with the ubiquitous TV pitches by Jimmie ‘J.J.’ Walker and ‘Broadway’ Joe Namath for the Medicare Helpline.

So what gives? Well, its annual open enrollment time for what’s known as Medicare Part C.

Practice Points with Mark Scruggs: Ten Mileposts Along the Road to a Successful Representation (and Disengagement)
It has taken me 20 years to identify steps lawyers can take throughout the life of an attorney-client relationship that will help avoid grievances and malpractice claims. You can learn them in a few minutes. Here are 10 steps to help guide your journey.

Lawyers Mutual Declares Dividend
Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina has declared a policyholder dividend equal to 5.5% of the final premium paid on your 2021 policy. This dividend, which totals close to $1 million, will be paid at policy expiration.

Lawyers Mutual Bids Farewell to Long-time Senior Vice President of Finance, Bob Neal
With an impressive career at Lawyers Mutual that spanned more than three decades, Bob Neal retired February 28, 2022.  

I Made A Mistake. What Now?
Don't Make it Worse!
What should an attorney do after discovering that a mistake may adversely affect a client?

How Do You Know Where You're Going If You Don't Have A Plan?
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