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In The Weeds: Cannabis & Legal Insurance Part II

by Duane Crone | May 22nd, 2018

Last year we provided comment to the ever evolving issue of “cannabis and insurance”. Now, a year later, it’s a good time to take another look at where things lie. From a risk standpoint as well as politically, this remains a hot issue across the country. Insuring the professional risk of attorneys serving the cannabis industry […]

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Risk Management From Client Engagement to Disengagement

by Duane Crone | March 13th, 2018

The Engagement Letter means mutual understanding (Not Mutually Assured Destruction!) Protecting yourself should never be an afterthought. After all, before you put the car in gear, you fasten your seat belt…every time. It’s automatic, right? And you’d never park on a hill without setting the brake! We take small steps every day to ensure our overall […]

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Feeling conflicted? Put Your Worries to Rest

by Duane Crone | February 21st, 2018

What, me worry? You already have a lot to worry about as a legal professional; let me just toss ‘Conflict of Interest’ onto the pile. This area of risk management is routinely undervalued by smaller firms and solo practitioners. The refrain we hear continually is “we already know all of our clients, past and present! […]

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Puzzled by Price

by Duane Crone | February 6th, 2018

The Puzzling Problem of Price We’ve been selling professional insurance to lawyers for decades. Sometimes it seems like we’ve seen it all, but even after all this time, I’m baffled by one constant question: Why do almost all solo and smaller firms continue to search for professional insurance solely by price? We see it happen […]

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Texting Pitfalls – High Risks in Casual Communication

by Duane Crone | January 10th, 2018

The “Quick Question” Trap in a Text If your clients have your cell phone number, you can rest assured that they will text you questions now and then…or constantly, depending on the client. These days, people are simply accustomed to the speed and convenience of instant communication. It seems so much less formal and, let’s […]

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