Join us for one of our upcoming complimentary Casemaker trainings. Monday, Aug. 3, 10–11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 10–11:30 a.m. To register, please RSVP to lunches@cobar.org and confirm whether you plan to attend in person or via webcast. There is no charge for the Casemaker trainings. CLE credit is available and all […]

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Feeling a little overwhelmed lately? You’re not alone. A 1990 Johns Hopkins University study examined more than 100 occupations for anxiety-related issues and found that lawyers suffer from depression at a rate 3.6 times that of the other professions studied. A National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study—based on data from 1984-1998—concluded that white […]

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From July’s Law Practice Management Newsletter—The CBA’s IMPROVED Online Find A Lawyer Directory

July 16, 2015

By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director Get Found—Update Your Listing Today Another benefit of membership—the CBA’s online Find A Lawyer Directory is now mobilized and responsive to any device type, making it easy for potential clients to access and search. Advanced search options enable people to find you by section, committee, or local bar membership, as […]

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Outsourcing Work to a Virtual Paralegal or Legal Assistant Can Help Your Solo Law Firm Thrive

July 13, 2015

By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer As a solo attorney, having more work than you are able to handle on your own can be a nice predicament. Even though your workload is causing you to stay up until all hours of the night, it can be much more gratifying to be overworked rather than under worked. […]

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Tip of the Week From the LPM Department

July 9, 2015

Recover Microsoft Documents That Weren’t Saved Properly. If you lose an Excel, Word, or PowerPoint document because of a power failure, frozen screen, or you clicked on Don’t Save by mistake, here’s how to easily get it back!    

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Office Space Options for a Solo Attorney

July 6, 2015

By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Every solo attorney needs a designated space to complete work and meet with clients. But there is nothing that says a solo attorney can’t work from home, a shared office, a room in a public library, or any location that serves the needs of the law office. While one solo […]

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Tech Tuesdays: Credenza (the Free Version), Outlook on Steroids for Lawyers—Now Online!

July 1, 2015

Last week’s Tech Tuesday webinar is now online! Credenza (the Free Version): Outlook on Steroids for Lawyers—Outlook is great for email, calendar and contacts, but it isn’t practice management software (like Clio, Time Matters, or Rocket Matter).  Enter Credenza!  Credenza sits on top of Outlook and lets you turn your Outlook into practice management software. […]

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July Solo Small Firm Networking Meetings

June 30, 2015

Solo Small Firm Section networking meetings are a great opportunity to connect with your peers, as well as a practice management and technology discussion forum. The meetings are open to all CBA members, not just Solo Small Firm Section members, the sponsoring entity. Colorado Springs routinely offers CLE credits, although sometimes there is no formal agenda, […]

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How to Save $40,104 on Your Student Debt Payments

June 29, 2015

We recently announced our partnership with Credible, an innovative company that helps graduates save money on their student loans by simplifying the refinancing process. Did you know the average lawyer saves $40,104 on his or her student loan payments by refinancing through Credible. With that in mind, we wanted to pass along a few best […]

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From June’s Law Practice Management Newsletter—Write for SOLOinCOLO!

June 26, 2015

By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director As a solo practitioner or an attorney in a small firm, the CBA knows you have unique needs, which we try to meet through the services provided by the Solo-Small Firm Section. You probably know about the CLEs, the networking events, and of course the listserv. I, however, feel the […]

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