Document Type

Article

Publication Year

2014

Journal Title

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice and Ethics

Abstract

For decades, legal malpractice experts have urged lawyers to implement risk management measures. To assist law firms in doing so, legal malpractice insurers have provided audit services and self-audit materials. Under the Australian regulatory regime, incorporated legal practices are required to complete a self-assessment process and to report on the firm's compliance with ten objectives of sound law practice. Using management-based principles, this Article discusses steps to take to encourage ethics audits "to merge good ethics and good business" in the U.S.

First Page

112

Last Page

148

Num Pages

37

Issue Number

1

FIle Type

PDF

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