Devon Thurtle Anderson Named Top Attorney By Super Lawyers

We are pleased to announce that Skepsis’ own Law Firm Specialist, Devon Thurtle Anderson, has been named a top Washington attorney by Super Lawyers magazine.  This is the sixth year in a row that Devon has been named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, and recognized as one of the top 2.5% of attorneys […]

ALERT: Email Scam & Fake DocuSign

There’s a very convincing  email scam circulating at the moment, and it’s luring many professionals to give away their email passwords with fake DocuSign requests.  If you receive it, DELETE IMMEDIATELY, and call the sender to let them know their email has been hacked. The scam states that someone you know has sent a PDF, […]

Setting Up Washington Payroll In Xero

One great thing about Xero is that its payroll services are included in most plans at no additional cost.  And using Xero’s wizard, setting up payroll is fairly simple and straightforward.  But Washington, like many other states, has some payroll nuances that you’ll need to be prepared for as you run through payroll setup in […]

Reconciling Client Trust Accounts In Clio

  Performing an ethics-compliant, three-way trust accounting reconciliation in Clio is easy when done correctly. Step 1: Ensure Your Individual Clio Trust Balance Match Your Bank Statement First, make sure you’ve received your bank statement for the month.  Reconciling with Clio works best when you receive a paper or PDF bank statement, rather than a […]

Hiring Your First Employee In Washington

We often meet with solo practitioners who are hiring their first employee in Washington, and they ask us: How do I hire an employee in Washington? What paperwork do I need? What steps do I need to take for local and federal governments? How do I run payroll? What am I missing? To answer these […]

Attorney Competence and Technology

Many argue that conducting business in the cloud poses many risks to law firms and attorneys; nothing could be further from the truth.  Chances are, unless you have a large in-house IT department supporting several hundred or more attorneys, the use of reputable cloud services will significantly decrease ethical risks.  The adoption of new technology, and especially […]

3 Apps To Make Your Law Practice More Mobile

We’ve previously posted about apps that make your business more mobile.  At Skepsis, many of our clients are law firms, and a mobile business isn’t enough – a mobile law practice is what our law firm clients are really after.  To take not only your business, but also your law practice, mobile, add these three […]

3 Apps To Make Your Business More Mobile

For some businesses, mobility is critical to the business because it allows them to work with clients both near and far.  For others, mobility is key to maintaining a work/life balance.  Whatever drives your business to mobility, here are three mobile apps to get your business’s mobile revolution off the ground.

Early Detection of Erroneous Bookkeeping Entries In Trust Account Records: Part 4

The key to appropriately managing a client trust account is having a system in place that will alert the attorney as soon as possible that a transaction may have been entered erroneously.  Several simple, monthly checks will help you discover errors quickly.  In Part 1 of this series, we considered the importance of ensuring that the total balance […]

Early Detection of Erroneous Bookkeeping Entries In Trust Account Records: Part 3

The key to appropriately managing a client trust account is having a system in place that will alert the attorney as soon as possible that a transaction may have been entered erroneously.  Several simple, monthly checks will help you discover errors quickly.  In Part 1 of this series, we considered the importance of ensuring that the total balance […]