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ISO’s Cloud Privacy Standard: A Guide for Lawyers’ “Reasonable Efforts” to Protect Client Information

Rule 1.1 of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct requires that all lawyers provide “competent representation to a client.” In August 2012, the ABA added new language to Model Rule 1.1, comment 8: To maintain the...more

Law Firm with Inaccurate Billing Records Receives Nothing for Its Efforts

Woodland Hills Attorney Barry P. Goldberg warns his colleagues to have believable and accurate time records or risk receiving no compensation whatsoever from a reviewing court. Since the California Court of Appeal did not...more

Want to hire a cheap lawyer, watch out! (Part 2)

If you are in decision making process of which attorney or law firm to hire, this post informs you of an important point that will help you make that decision. So before you engage that all important counsel, you should read...more

What is limited assistance representation in Massachusetts and how can I benefit from it?

If you are involved in a court case in Massachusetts or expect to be and are interested in saving money on legal representation, you will want to read this post. Massachusetts has recently allowed limted assistance...more

Want to hire a cheap lawyer, watch out! (Part 1)

Frequently my office receives calls from people saying they are contacting all the bankruptcy lawyers listed in the phone book and inquiring:“How much do you charge for a bankruptcy?” The caller fails to realize that...more

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