Put Into Practice
July 2021
Law Lessons from Shoeless Joe’s Last Ballgame
On this date 100 years ago, one of the greatest baseball players of all time – still in his prime – was not playing left field and batting cleanup for the Chicago White Sox as usual.

Practice Points With Mark Scruggs: “Limited Scope” Representations
Legal services are expensive, and many would-be clients cannot afford to hire a lawyer. Thus, there should be a way for a client to hire a lawyer to do only the parts of the client’s legal matter that require a lawyer’s skill and knowledge while the client performs other tasks. Fortunately, there is.

Time for a GAL Checkup
As a percentage of our overall claims, matters concerning Guardian ad Litems (GAL) are relatively low. Similarly, we do not have many of these claims reported to Lawyers Mutual in any given year. Without going into specifics since some of these issues concern ongoing claims, this article points out what we have been seeing lately which could impact your service as a GAL.

Data Breach Incident Response Plan Toolkit
Important forms so you can be prepared in the event of a cyber emergency.

Thriving...by Putting Your Oxygen Mask on First, So You Can Do The Best Work
Join ReelTime CLE for Part 2 of their interview with Alexis Robertson, Director of D&I for Foley & Lardner, LLP. Alexis provides insights from her work as a D&I professional--with some real gems of wisdom on the key ingredients that make D&I training actually effective.

How Do You Know Where You're Going If You Don't Have A Plan?
Get the book from the law firm planning experts to help you discover the best plan for succession in your law firm. Maximize your firm's value, care for your clients, and confidently chase your dreams.

Happiness Calendar - Altruistic August
Altruism is vital for the human race to survive and thrive, and each of our lives is supported by countless kind acts from other people.

CLE I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me

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Leading Law Roundtable

If you are a Managing Partner, a law firm leader, or a legal professional interested in Evolving & Thriving, join Our Leading Law Roundtable via Zoom on August 19 at noon for an opportunity of virtual networking, asking questions of experts, sharing challenges and seeking advice.

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