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FAQs on Chat GPT for Solo and Small Law Firms

In the three months since ChatGPT’s November 30, 2022 release, inaccuracies about the product have been swarming throughout the solo and small law firm community. Common misconceptions include the mistaken belief that ChatGPT scrapes web content, or that OpenAI, ChatGPT’s parent owns all copyright to user input and resulting output. Many of these myths arise from reliance on outdated material:

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Protecting Client Trust Accounts When Banks Collapse

As if lawyers didn’t already have enough to worry about when it comes to protecting client trust accounts, add bank solvency to the list.  As the recent meltdowns of the Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank remind lawyers, even a bank may not always be a secure repository for client funds. Lawyers Should Understand the Reason for 2023 Bank Collapses

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Disability and Legal Tech Design

[This post gives an overview of the #ABATECHSHOW 2023 presentation Accessibility in Legal Tech by attorneys Haley Moss and Lisa Mueller, based on a summary by ChatGPT as edited by Carolyn Elefant] Disability Definitions The speakers opened the session with some foundational definitions: Disability – According to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: A physical or mental impairment which

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Advice on Flat Fee Billing from Two Lawyers Who Do It

This article summarizes key takeaways from the #ABATECHSHOW presentation “Flat Fees: the F Word You’ll Learn to Love” by flat fee pros Regina Edwards and Ashley Pepitone.  Summary based on my notes, compiled by Chat GPT with additional editorial review. The Benefits of Flat Fees for Lawyers This presentation on flat fees for lawyers opened by highlighting the benefits of

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In contrast to most other sites geared for solo and small firm lawyers, which discuss the nuts and bolts of starting, operating and marketing a traditional general practice law firm, MyShingle has always offered support for a variety of solo lawyers – from those who run boutique or corporate practices that directly compete with large firms to lawyers looking to create a part time practice while caring for children or holding down a day job.