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A large number of malpractice claims arise from lawyers taking on matters for which they lack experience or knowledge. Here are some things to know about dabbling, with a focus on three practice areas: immigration, bankruptcy and collections, and real estate.
Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
The WI Supreme Court has now created a “Temporary Mailbox Rule” for those attorneys who do not have access to the Court System’s eFiling system.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has issued an order that allows attorneys to file notices of appearances, motions and responses to motions by email in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
For someone to be able to call their lawyer and unburden themselves with even one issue on their to-do list provides them a tremendous amount of relief from the stress they are feeling.
The challenges of attorneys working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority for the State Bar of Wisconsin. The April 2020 issue of the Bar’s bi-weekly newsletter InsideTrack offers some great articles and resources.
You can reduce the chances of being among the many lawyers who have to use their malpractice insurance by integrating these risk-education approaches into your practice.
Lawyers can sue clients for fees, but that option should be the last, not the first, in preventing and resolving disagreements about bills.
The types of errors that most often result in claims or grievances against Wisconsin lawyers are easy to commit but also relatively simple to avert, with good practice management and attention to detail.