This program will start with a discussion on the importance of documenting scope of representation on all new matters to include detailing the specifics of what should be included in a well written engagement letter. The program will then shift to a discussion on how billing practices can help avoid collection problems that will include practical tips on how to minimize the likelihood of a malpractice claim arising in response to debt collection activities.
This is an educational seminar designed to highlight and explore solutions to a common practice misstep that is in play with a significant percentage of malpractice claims, namely poor documentation of the file.
Relying on the latest ABA National Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims Report as a jumping-off point, a panel consisting of ALPS Risk Manager Mark Bassingthwaighte and two ALPS Claims Attorneys will discuss what’s currently hot in the world of legal malpractice. They will identify the hot practice areas of concern and center their discussion around the common administrative, substantive, and client relations errors lawyers have been making in recent years. This program will include the telling of a few generalized cautionary tales based upon actual claims in hot practice areas as a way to identify and underscore the importance of relevant risk management best practices.
This non-CLE accredited webinar will address the fundamentals lawyers should know when approaching cyber insurance. ALPS Risk Manager Mark Bassingthwaighte and experts from Cowbell, our leading cyber insurance partner, will address audience questions regarding cyber insurance coverage for small to midsize law firms