Don’t forget, Tech Tuesdays is back next week with the topic, SEO Crash Course: How to Rank for Your Number One Keyword. Every year Google makes huge changes to the search landscape, and those top ranking spots are becoming hard to gain. Whether you are new to the SEO game or looking for relevant tips […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer There are undoubtedly many people who have landed on a solo attorney’s website and been immediately impressed with the site’s layout and design. There’s nothing better than searching the Internet for an attorney who provides a specific type of legal service, and quickly locating a website that displays information in […]

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Find Your True Grit and Move Your Career into High Gear—Thursday, May 28

May 18, 2015

 The Commission on Women in the Profession and the ABA Law Practice Division’s Women Rainmakers Committee invite you to develop your GRIT & GROWTH mindset. This local program workshop will help you learn how a GRIT & GROWTH mindset can help women professionals overcome obstacles and barriers in the workplace that hold them back. Join […]

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Introduction to Legal Project Management—Why it Matters for Solos and Small Firms—Free Webinar

May 15, 2015

The legal profession is currently undergoing significant change, and the business model is transforming. Clients are pushing back against traditional law firm business practices, and demanding greater efficiency in budgeting and case management. Mark Lassiter, attorney and founder of Lex Projex™ explains why it’s so important to take the time to develop streamlined processes, even […]

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Notice of Local Rule Amendment, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

May 13, 2015

From: The Honorable Robert E. Blackburn United States District Judge Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse 901 19th Street, A1041 Denver, Colorado 80294 (303) 335-2350 FAX (303) 335-2356 The District Court, acting under 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b) and Fed. R. Crim. P. 57, and by a majority of the district judges, has amended its Local Rules […]

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Website Design Tips for a Solo Attorney

May 11, 2015

By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Does the layout and design of your website matter? It absolutely does! It is especially important for a solo attorney to have a high-quality and modern website that includes an abundance of valuable content. According to information included in an article published by FindLaw titled Internet is Now the Most […]

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Cultivating Word-of-Mouth Referrals

May 7, 2015

From the Lawyerist… Word-of-mouth referrals are the lifeblood of new clients for lawyers. But ensuring that a steady stream of referrals continues to roll in is not easy. It takes time and effort to build a base that consistently passes you quality referrals. If you’re not proactive about creating a process for getting more word-of-mouth […]

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Solo Small Firm Executive Council News

May 6, 2015

The final meeting of the 2014-2015 Solo Small Firm Executive Council was held on April 22, 2015. Thank you to outgoing Council members: Barb Cashman, Matt Hand and Mark Miller! Welcome to new Council members: Stephanie Suzanne, Tomasz Stasiuk and Jerry Bowman. The 2015-2016 Executive Council members are: Karen Kishbaugh (Chair), Michele Clark (Chair Elect), […]

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Simple Tips For A Small Firm Owner

May 4, 2015

By Guest Blogger, Catherine Chan (reprinted from LawWeek, Feb 16, 2015) Small firm owners have to wear many hats, among them: business promoter, manager and senior attorney. Each of those roles requires the development and refinement of distinct skill sets. In 2004 I began a solo practice specializing in immigration law. In 2010, I hired […]

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Tip of the Week from the LPM Department

May 1, 2015

Check Out ABA 2015 TECHSHOW’s “60 Sites in 60 Minutes” Arguably one of the most popular programs at TECHSHOW every year is “60 Sites in 60 Minutes,” and this year’s session was no different! This year’s session was held on Saturday, April 18, in Chicago. They just posted the list of websites here. Some sites […]

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