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BYOD: “BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (or DISASTER)”

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to work is becoming a common practice. The ABA, who jokingly- I think- referred to the trend as “Bring Your…more

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Email Encryption: HIPAA Considerations for Lawyers and CPAs

Currently, neither the NC State Bar nor the NC State Board of CPA Examiners specifically requires encrypted email, although licensees must take reasonable measures to…more

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Unauthorized Practice of Law: A Trap for the Unwary

Allegations of unauthorized practice of law [“UPL”] have increased over the last few years. Most of us are familiar with the scenario of a non-lawyer…more

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Doing Business with Clients? Better Think Twice

Recognizing and avoiding conflicts of interest can be thorny. Rule 1.8(a) of the NC Rules of Professional Conduct addresses one such conflict: engaging in business…more

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Case Results on Your Website? The Line Between Creating Unjustified Expectations and Good Marketing

Under the Rules of Professional Conduct, a law firm’s website is considered a form of advertisement and is regulated by the State Bar.  Most attorneys…more

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Social Media Ethics: Part I

Although it began as a tragic personal injury case where a concrete truck crossed the center line and tipped over the car of a newly…more

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