Put Into Practice August 2023


A Five-Step Plan for a Miraculous Law Life

Could your Law Life use a miracle? How about 50 to 100 miracles an hour? Well, they’re available now and absolutely free, right outside your window. The annual Perseid meteor shower – the Best Celestial Event of the Year, according to the American Meteorological Society – is playing now in a night sky near you. The show runs from July to September 1, with peak viewing in mid-August.

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Unveiling the Impact of Chat GPT on the Study of Law

ChatGPT is a state-of-the-art language model developed by OpenAI. It is specifically trained on a diverse range of internet text, making it proficient in a wide array of topics and able to respond to a variety of queries. The artificial intelligence (AI) model can be used for a variety of purposes, such as answering questions, providing explanations, generating creative text, assisting with writing tasks, and much more.

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Browser Basics for Busy Lawyers

The web browser is one of those things that flies under life’s radar. It is almost definitely one of the top two or three pieces of software used on your phone and computer (competing with Outlook and Word, for most lawyers), and yet it also probably gets among the least amount of brain space and attention. This is kind of a shame because browsers are kind of amazing software.

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Connect with Erik Mazzone

LML insureds can work one-on-one with Erik by phone, video or email. As an added benefit of Lawyers Mutual coverage, insureds may have three consultations with Erik annually at no cost, which provides a substantial value to our insureds. Schedule an appointment with Erik today!


Synopsis of of the State Bar July 2023 Council Meeting

At its meeting on July 21, 2023, the council made the following appointments:

  • Board of Legal Specialization
  • IOLTA Board 
  • Commission on Indigent Defense Services 
  • North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission 

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Mecklenburg County Courts Upgrade to Digital Case Management System

The Mecklenburg County court system will upgrade to a new digital case management system on October 9, 2023, the director of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) announced today.​

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Save the Date! LML Fall CLE Series

10/13/2023 – Cary – Embassy Suites

10/27/2023 – Greensboro – Sheraton Greensboro

12/01/2023 – Asheville – Doubletree

Details coming soon.

LM on the Road

• August 24: NCAJ CLE & Side Bar Social – Greensboro

August 25: 33rd Judicial District Bar CLE – Mocksville

September 7: NCAWA Ethics CLE – Virtual

September 7: NC Chief Justice’s Commission of Professionalism CLE – Southern Pines

September 14: Asheville Area Paralegal Association CLE – Asheville

September 14: NCAJ CLE & Side Bar Social – Hickory

September 28: NCADA & NCAJ New Lawyer Divisions Joint Program – Raleigh

September 29: Buncombe County Bar PNA CLE – Asheville

September 29: Iredell County Bar Assn / Jud. District 32A CLE – Statesville

September 29: NCAWA Annual Meeting – Charlotte

We look forward to connecting with you as we promote professional responsibility and build community across North Carolina.  

LM Title Upcoming CLE - Parapalooza 2023

Parapalooza 2023 - Raleigh

October 10, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CLE; After party 4:30 p.m.

5 CPE/CLE credits.

Register here.

Social Media and Crisis Communications Policy - Infographic

Download our Social Media and Crisis Communication Policy Infographic, a Lawyers Mutual risk management resource.

Download here.

Newly Released! Respect - An Insight to Attorney Compensation Plans, by Brenda Barnes and Camille Stell

This guide to attorney compensation includes:
  • Compensation formulas
  • Managing Partner compensation
  • Compensation carve-outs such as paying non-equity partners
  • Compensation system biases
  • Trends in compensation

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