Everyone uses checklists and frequently relies on them. In some cases, it s difficult to survive and be successful without them.This new guide, Checklists for Lawyers, takes the process of using checklists a step further by showing you how to create systems for your everyday law practice to ensure that tasks get done correctly every time. "Why do I need a checklist?" The answer is simple: a checklist will help you improve your workflow, document your procedures, avoid malpractice and allow you to provide the best representation to your clients, so they remain your clients. In a complex profession with analytical and procedural challenges, a checklist will help you deal with an overwhelming amount of information that must be applied at just the right moment to reach a favorable outcome for your client.This convenient guide includes sample checklists from current law practices, court websites, practice management websites, and other sources to serve as a beginning point for additional inquiry."