Handling Emergency Legal Problems

What would happen to your practice in the event of a medical emergency? Who would take care of your cases and clients? What about if your law partner unexpectedly retires – or dies?

HELP is available

Lawyers Mutual’s HELP team is expert at Handling Emergency Legal Problems. Led by our in-house claims attorneys and outside counsel, our team has the training and resources to guide you through difficult professional times.

  • We will assess your crisis situation.
  • We will come up with a plan.
  • We will HELP make sure your clients are not harmed.

Every law practice is different. Every crisis is different.

Resources

Law Firm Succession: Secrets to a Successful Transition by Selling Your Law Practice

Closing a Practice: Through Retirement, Moving to a New Firm, or Death of a Fellow Lawyer

Disaster Planning and Recovery

File Management: Retention and Destruction

Planning Ahead: Protecting Your Clients' Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death 

FROM START TO FINISH: What to Expect When You're Expecting to Retire

NCBA Transitioning Lawyers Commission: An Overview

ABA: Alzheimer's and the Practice of Law

Florida State Bar: Pre-Need Inventory Attorney Agreement Consent to Close Office

New York State Bar Association: Planning Ahead: Establish an Advance Exit Plan to Protect Your Clients’ Interests in the Event of Your Disability, Retirement or Death

NCBA: Turning Out the Lights

NCBA: Transitioning Lawyers Commission Website

NCBA: Transitioning Lawyers Commission: Model Protocol for Assisting Lawyers Approaching the End of a Career

Washington State Bar Association: Planning Ahead: A Guide to Protecting Your Clients' Interests in the Event of Your Disability or Death

Need assistance? Have questions? Contact Laura Loyek at laura@lawyersmutualnc.com or Warren Savage at warren@lawyersmutualnc.com or call 800.662.8843.