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How to Avoid Suing Clients For Unpaid Legal Fees

Lawyers face a difficult choice when clients’ legal fees become long overdue. Filing suit over unpaid fees is a minefield because: Clients often countersue for malpractice. Defending these claims can cost more than the overdue fees. If you lose a malpractice case, you could face disciplinary action and licensing issues. Lawsuits can attract publicity, potentially […]

Understanding Your Lawyers Professional Liability Language

Lawyers Professional Liability (LPL) coverage has distinct language that can confound the sharpest legal minds. LPL policies help you manage the risk of straightforward scenarios such as: Your partner commits an offense that you know nothing about. Hackers steal sensitive confidential data from your computer system. You need coverage that extends beyond the initiation date […]

A CPA’s Guide to Vulnerability Scans

Vulnerability management is an often-overlooked part of CPAs’ and accounting firms’ security position. The core of vulnerability management is vulnerability scanning and remediation through patch management. There are many reasons vulnerability scanning is important including: Compliance with regulatory requirements such as those established by FINRA, PCI, HIPAA, SOX, and SEC. Determining vulnerability in your network […]

Simple Ways to Avoid Community Association Lawsuits

Community association volunteer board members often bear the brunt of complaints and challenges when they change rules, make decisions, or pass special assessments. Many times, unhappy unit owners can go so far as to file claims and lawsuits against community associations and their board members. Even the most conscientious community association boards can find themselves […]