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Risk Management

Avoiding Business Transactions with Clients
by David A. Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, September 2005, Vol. 25, No. 8)

Minimize Risk to Cover Your Assets
(County Bar Update, August 2005, Vol. 25, No. 7)

Malpractice and the Estate, Trust, and Probate Attorney: An Ounce of Prevention
by Patrick M. O'Leary and Teresa M. Niederwimmer
(County Bar Update, June/July 2005, Vol. 25, No. 6)

Do You Have Adequate Procedures for Identifying and Dealing with Conflicts of Interest?
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, April 2005, Vol. 25, No. 4)

Sometimes a Good Offense is the Best Defense: How to Manage Expansion of Attorney Liability to Non-Clients
by David Evans, Jennifer Saunders, and Holly Teel
(County Bar Update, March 2005, Vol. 25, No. 3)

Starting the New Year on Sound Footing: Risk Management for the Solo Practice
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, February 2005, Vol. 25, No. 2)

New Business Review: What are Your Colleagues Doing?
(County Bar Update, January 2005, Vol. 25, No. 1)

Tug of War: Mediation Privilege vs. Subsequent Legal Malpractice Action
by Kenneth C. Feldman and Karen A. Tang
(County Bar Update, December 2004, Vol. 24, No. 11)

Fee Sharing in a Changing Moral Climate
by Howard M. Fields
(County Bar Update, November 2004, Vol. 24, No. 10)

Crossing the Line: A California Lawyer's Guide to Understanding the New Multi-Jurisdictional Practice Rules
by Harry W. R. Chamberlain II
(County Bar Update, October 2004, Vol. 24, No. 9)

Withdrawal from Employment: When and How to Say Goodbye
by Barbara E. Dunn
(County Bar Update, September 2004, Vol. 24, No. 8)

Trouble Where You Least Expect It: Claims by Your Client's Officers, Employees, and Members of the Board
by Jennifer A. Becker
(County Bar Update, August 2004, Vol. 24, No. 7)

The Client File: Yours, Mine, and Ours 
by Lori R. Behar and Jennifer K. Saunders
(County Bar Update, June/July 2004, Vol. 24, No. 6)

Think Early Resolution of Disputes 
by Andrew Waxler
(County Bar Update, May 2004, Vol. 24, No. 5)

When Traveling the Litigation Highway, Drive Defensively 
by Randall A. Miller and Hall R. Marston
(County Bar Update, April 2004, Vol. 24, No. 4)

Risks Involved in Electronic Communications 
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, March 2004, Vol. 24, No. 3)

Binding Arbitration Provisions in Retainer Agreements: Friend or Foe? 
by Wendy Gordon Carroll
(County Bar Update, February 2004, Vol. 24, No. 2)

The Unintended Client and Non-Engagement Letters 
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, January 2004, Vol. 24, No. 1)

Management Liability: D&O for Law Firms 
by Jonathan H. Kurens
(County Bar Update, December 2003, Vol. 23, No. 11)

Coverage for "Related Claims" Reported after the End of a Claims Made Policy 
by David Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, November 2003, Vol. 23, No. 10)

Outlook for Malpractice Defendants Improves after Recent Court Decisions 
by Wendy Gordon Carroll
(County Bar Update, October 2003, Vol. 23, No. 9)

The Dangers of Dabbling 
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, September 2003, Vol. 23, No. 8)

Stepping over the State Line: Your License to Practice Law Has Its Limits 
by David A. Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, August 2003, Vol. 23, No. 7)

"Of Counsel" Liability
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, June/July 2003, Vol. 23, No. 6)

The Perils of Doing Business with Your Client
(County Bar Update, May 2003, Vol. 23, No. 5)

Share Office Space and Resources, Not Liability
(County Bar Update, April 2003, Vol. 23, No. 4)

Engagement Letters Prevent Misunderstandings
(County Bar Update, March 2003, Vol. 23, No. 3)

What Lawyers Should Know About Personal Umbrella Insurance
by James R. Harding
(County Bar Update, February 2003, Vol. 23, No. 2)

Importance of Risk Management in a Hard Insurance Market
by Margaret Hepper
(County Bar Update, January 2003, Vol. 23, No. 1)

Screening for High Risk Clients: Improve Profitability, Reduce Exposure to Claims
by Margaret Hepper
(County Bar Update, December 2002, Vol. 22, No. 11)

Temporary Lawyers: Ethical Considerations
(County Bar Update, November 2002, Vol. 22, No. 10)

Managing Conflicts of Interest
(County Bar Update, October 2002, Vol. 22, No. 9)

Preparation for Disaster Response and Recovery 
by Thomas P. Sukowicz 
(County Bar Update, September 2002, Vol. 22, No. 8)

Notice and Tender of Defense Under Claims-Made Policies 
by David Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, August 2002, Vol. 22, No. 7)

Liability to Non-Clients
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, June/July 2002, Vol. 22, No. 6)

Legal Malpractice by Insurance Defense Counsel:
Who Can Be Sued, Who Can Sue, and For What

by David A. Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, May 2002, Vol. 22, No. 5)

Suing Opposing Counsel for Bad Behavior During Litigation
by David A. Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, April 2002, Vol. 22, No. 4)

Potential Liability Exposures from Internet Law Practice
by David A. Grossbaum
(County Bar Update, March 2002, Vol. 22, No. 3)

Anatomy of a Legal Malpractice Claim:
Effect on the Targeted Attorney

by M. Leigh Bartlett
(County Bar Update, February 2002, Vol. 22, No. 2)

Professional Liability Market Perspective: Post-September 2001
(County Bar Update, December 2001, Vol. 21, No. 11)

Claims Made Coverage vs. Occurrence Policies
by Paul F. Mahaffey
(County Bar Update, November 2001, Vol. 21, No. 10)

When Mistakes Happen
by Thomas P. Sukowicz
(County Bar Update, October 2001, Vol. 21, No. 9)

Screening Out "Problem Clients": New Matter Evaluation
by Kirsten Christophe
(County Bar Update, September 2001, Vol. 21, No. 8)

Screening Out "Problem Clients": Client Evaluation
by Kirsten Christophe
(County Bar Update, August 2001, Vol. 21, No. 7)

The Employment Application
(plus Q&A: What Is a Third-Party Employment Practices Liability Claim, and How Can I Protect My Firm Against This Exposure)

(County Bar Update, April 2001, Vol. 21, No. 4)

Importance of Employee Handbooks
(plus Q&A: Why Do Smaller Firms Need Employment Practices Liability Insurance?)

(County Bar Update, March 2001, Vol. 21, No. 3)

The New Assault Against Malicious Prosecution
by Wendy Gordon Carroll
(County Bar Update, October 2000, Vol. 20, No. 9)