Presented by LEAP Legal Software and featuring law firm business and technology consultant Laura Kennedy of Circle Management Group, The Business of Law Reimagined will provide attorneys with an overview of best practices for law firm business and culture in today's new era. During this Continuing Legal Education program, we will identify ways that leaders can create and maintain strong law firm cultures; discuss best practices for managing institutional change; address law firm financial and data reporting considerations; and examine the many ways that law firms can leverage technology to practice law more effectively, efficiently, and flexibly.
The recreational cannabis industry offers tremendous opportunity for lawyers to participate in the ‘green rush’, but this is also a complex and rapidly shifting legal landscape. In this Continuing Legal Education course presented by LEAP Legal Software, we will delve into the fascinating world of lawyering for the emerging cannabis industry. This program will feature prominent cannabis industry attorney and entrepreneur Charles Reid III Esq., from the Progressive Law Firm in Chelmsford, MA, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in this developing field.
Presented by LEAP Legal Software and featuring Certified Public Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst Joe Cecere from the Valuation Services Group at the Andersen accounting firm, Business Valuation 101 will provide lawyers with a foundational understanding of business valuation. During this continuing legal education course, we will review situations where a business valuation may be necessary along with an overview of business valuation techniques. This program will benefit attorneys practicing in a wide variety of areas of law and is designed for both attorneys that have never seen a business valuation report as well as those that review these types of reports regularly.
Presented by LEAP Legal Software and featuring legal ethics lecturer and attorney David Rubin, The Legal Ethics of Winding Down Your Practice will provide attorneys with an understanding of the ethical ground rules for phasing their law practices down or out. During this live webinar presentation, we will review the attorney rules of professional conduct, relevant case law, and ethical opinions relating to duties to former clients and law firms, ethical limitations on partnership buy-out arrangements, opportunities for practicing virtually, record retention, protection of client property, resolving unclaimed trust funds, dealing with physical or mental impairments, malpractice insurance considerations, and more.
One of the core ethical duties of lawyers is to maintain client confidences. As such, the rule of confidentiality is critical to the modern attorney’s role as both an advisor and advocate for clients. Yet, despite the importance of confidentiality, many attorneys may not fully understand when the duty of confidentiality starts and ends, as well as what information can and cannot be shared. Presented by LEAP Legal Software and featuring attorneys Victoria Vuletich Kane, Edna Baugh, and Bonnie Frost, Hot Topics in Attorney Ethics – Confidentiality will provide attendees with a high-level overview of attorney confidentiality rules and best practices for staying compliant while representing clients in your practice.
Presented by LEAP Legal Software and featuring attorney ethics experts Victoria Vuletich Kane, Edna Baugh, and Bonnie Frost, Hot Topics in Attorney Ethics – Conflicts of Interest will provide attendees with a high-level overview of attorney conflict of interest rules as well as best practices for staying compliant and avoiding conflicts in your practice.
As more businesses move their information technology systems into the cloud, attorneys must decide if cloud computing is right for their law firms. The term “cloud” is common, but it is also often misunderstood by legal professionals. There are many benefits to using cloud technology to run a law firm but making client and law firm data available over the internet using third-party servers can leave legal professionals with many questions. Presented by LEAP Legal Software, this Continuing Legal Education course will address the effects and ethical implications of using cloud computing by attorneys in their law firms.
Social media is one of the most powerful and cost-effective marketing tools that lawyers can use to grow their presence. However, determining which platforms to use, properly setting up accounts, and deciding what and when to post can be daunting. Join LEAP Legal Software and legal marketing experts Emily Kelchen and Amanda Sexton for this Continuing Legal Education course to learn the best practices for attorneys using social media to maintain compliance when building their social media presence on platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and more.
Presented by LEAP Legal Software, this Continuing Legal Education course will provide attorneys with a foundational understanding of everything they need to know about trust accounting. Protect yourself against a potential trust account violation by increasing your understanding of trust account compliance and the ethical implications of your conduct.