News from the Desk: January 2022

By January 11, 2022 No Comments

Happy New Year! We hope 2022 brings you much fun and connection – two important aspects of life that are sometimes difficult to achieve as we continue to face the pandemic’s persistence.
 
Speaking of fun, I had a great time serving as the emcee of the virtual Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) Best of CLE (continuing legal education) program on December 15 and 16. Attorneys learned about some interesting legal topics including:

  • The most efficient ways to negotiate revisions to business agreements, so as to reduce attorneys’ fees for clients and promote improved communication between counsel.
  • The ethical issues to be considered when representing co-clients who seem to disagree more than agree.
  • A writing refresher designed to help lawyers write “clearly, correctly, and convincingly.”
  • The latest cybersecurity challenges faced by law firms, and why law firms tend to be a favorite target of hackers.
  • The often confusing ethical rules governing the maintenance of client trust accounts, to ensure client funds are being kept securely and accurately.

As always, I would love to hear your questions and comments. If you have any questions about our firm and the work we do, please contact us or visit our website.  

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