Time for Lawyers To Hit the Books

Jay reeves

Back-to-school means it’s time to once again hit the books – which for most of us is pure pleasure.

Lawyers love stories. We enjoy reading them, writing them and sharing them. Scratch a good trial lawyer and just below the surface you will find a superb story-teller.

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Revisiting Estate Portability

Will Graebe

Seems like just yesterday that the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act passed. At the NCBA Estate Planning Section meeting, I was reminded of the malpractice risks posed by the new portability provisions in the Act.

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Five Personal Insurance Coverages You Should Have

Adam Pierce

Umbrella –  For a small amount of premium you can add an additional $1,000,000 of liability protection to your insurance coverage.  This is one of the best ways you can protect your assets, both current and future.

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Lawyers Mutual Partners With Solo Practice University

Lawyers Mutual is excited to announce our new partnership with Solo Practice University a web-based educational and networking community serving solo lawyers and law students.

Solo Practice University combines the benefits of an educational community, legal blog, a professional network and a legal conference. Teachers who are well-known and highly regarded in their fields, including several North Carolina attorneys, teach through a variety of methods: video, podcast, and live lectures.

View video lessons on substantive law issues (Advanced PI Practice, Appellate Practice and Procedure), technology (Introduction to e-Discovery, Virtual Law Practice), marketing (Fixing Your Fees, Fixing Your Practice) and work-life balance (Conquering the Bar Exam, Freelance Lawyering). Learn through blogposts and articles, as well as participate in the virtual community through list serve discussions.

Learn more about how this Lawyers Mutual partnership can benefit you.

Lawyers Mutual Fall CLE Schedule

Friday, September 20               Asheville
Thursday, November 14            Greensboro
Thursday, November 21            Clemmons
Friday, November 22                Concord

TO REGISTER: Click the city you are interested in and it will take you to the registration page for that date and location.


Understanding and Mitigating the Risk of Fraud
(1.5 hours General Credit)
present by panel of Lawyers Mutual Claims Attorneys

30 Tips in 30 Minutes
(30 minutes General Credit)
presented by Pegeen Turner, President, Legal Cloud Technology

Literature and the Law
(1 hour Ethics Credit)
presented by Jay Reeves, Attorney

Approved for 3 hours of NC State Bar CLE Credit:
2 hours of general
1 hour of ethics

For more information visit the CLE Schedule page on our website.

Support for Your Staff

Practice management tips

5 Tips for Handling Office Equipment Disposal

Samantha Cruff

Do you have a computer or copier that has seen better days? Does the announcement that Windows will no longer offer any support for Windows XP after 2013 cause you heartburn?

If so, you are not alone. Many law offices keep their equipment until it breaks or becomes too frustrating to use.

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From Start to Finish

Tips for entering and exiting practice

What To Do With This Pile Of Old Files?

John Hester

One of the most common questions we get at Lawyers Mutual concerns retention of closed case files.

Because this is such a popular topic, we have developed a resource guide,"File Management: Retention and Destruction," to assist attorneys in spotting issues they need to think through when disposing of files.

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