See All articles


See All blog posts


See All handouts


How to Start a Law Firm When You're Broke by Lauren Eagan

While it can seem overwhelming when you do it right starting your own firm can give you flexibility, financial independence, and a thriving career. Following the path of an attorney who achieved her goal of setting up her own successful practice, this book walks you through every step of starting a law firm -- the right way, and without breaking the bank. Includes sample forms, checklists, and a business plan. Read More +

See All books


eFiling Coming to North Carolina Courts: Training Dates Announced

As part of North Carolina’s eCourts initiative, the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) will be introducing a new eFiling system, known as File & Serve, that will allow attorneys statewide for the first time ever to submit documents and case filings online. This new capability will launch later this year in four pilot counties: Harnett, Johnston, Lee, and Wake. Read More +

Landmark Remote Online Notarization Bill Approved

The House and Senate both approved House Bill 776, and Governor Cooper signed the Remote Online Notarization (RON) into law on July 8, 2022.   This legislation allows notaries to identify individuals and notarize their signatures using internet technologies. Homebuyers, for example, will be able to close loans and buy houses remotely.   Read More +

See All alerts


Lawyers Mutual Put into Practice, November 2022

Newsletter includes The Lawyer Who Stopped Chasing Squirrels; Common Litigation Errors: Missed Deadlines; Emergency Video Notarization (EVN) is Back and REN is on the Way: NC Secretary of State Seeks Public Comments; and Erik Mazzone's LPM Spotlight - Document Automation 101: Techniques You Use Today Without Spending a Dollar. Read More +

Lawyers Mutual Put into Practice, October 2022

Newsletter includes the following: In Praise of Bricks and Old Mortar; Law Firm Buying and Selling Trends; Using Technology to Address Access to Courts and Justice; and the new Lawyers Practice Management Spotlight by Erik Mazzone - Top iOS16 Features for Lawyers. Read More +

See All newsletters


See All videos