By Guest Blogger,Melanie Fischer Want to know how much it will cost to open a solo law firm? Well, how much do you have? It’s impossible to say with certainty how much, to the dollar, it will cost to open a solo law practice. The reason this question can’t be easily answered is that the […]

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Over 65 members attended the Solo Small Firm Section’s annual Holiday Networking luncheon held on December 11th at The Warwick Hotel. (FYI-our prizes were very minimal this year.) David Richards and Ilana Reed from Guardian Life/Wealth Strategies Group donated a gift card to Del Frisco’s restaurant. CLE donated some wonderful books, Paychex donated a golf […]

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Free 3 month trial from LawPay

December 15, 2014

It is critical for attorneys to handle credit card transactions correctly. Your firm can face serious consequences when mismanaging client trust accounts, even an indirect or accidental infraction can be costly. Why take the risk? LawPay provides attorneys with a proven solution to separate earned and unearned fees in compliance with the American Bar Association […]

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Tip of the Week from the LPM Dept—Use a Microsoft Template to Create Legal Pleading Paper With Numbers Down the Side (And Budgets, Resumes, Marketing Materials, etc.)

December 12, 2014

Use a Microsoft Template to Create Legal Pleading Paper With Numbers Down the Side (And Budgets, Resumes, Marketing Materials, etc.) Some courts require old-school “pleading paper” with the line numbers down the left-hand side of the page. It can be very tricky to create this on your own. Why spend the time when there’s a […]

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Volunteer Attorneys needed for Family Law Legal Clinic

December 12, 2014

The family law legal clinic is located at 1200 Federal Blvd, and clinics are held on the third Tuesday of every month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Volunteer attorneys provide information on filing for a divorce without the assistance of an attorney, and will cover divorce procedures and forms, child custody, child support, maintenance and […]

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Co Springs Solo/Small Firm Festive December Meeting

December 9, 2014

Here are a few photos of last week’s CBA/Solo Small Firm Section Monthly Meeting held in the festively decorated Elbo Room of The Ritz Grill in downtown Colorado Springs:  Charles “Chip” Mortimer Jr., Esq. (Deputy Regulation Counsel, Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel), James “Jim” C. Duve (James C. Duve, P.C.), Tomasz Stasiuk […]

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December Solo Small Firm Networking Meetings

December 4, 2014

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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Can Solo Attorneys Work Successfully From a Home Office?

December 2, 2014

By Guest Blogger,Melanie Fischer The question, “Can solo attorneys work successfully from a home office?” might seem simple to answer. Of course they can. But when you stop and really think about it, the answer to this question might not be as straightforward as it originally appears. Technically, solo attorneys can work from home if […]

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From November’s Law Practice Management Newsletter—CLE Pass

November 26, 2014

CLE—It’s More Than Just the Credits! By Reba Nance, CBA LPM Director If you haven’t already, check out Colorado Bar Association CLE’s CLE Pass. Between Basic or Elite, you can choose the program that best fits your practice. Instead of having to worry about going over your CLE budget or having to choose from among […]

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New Solo Technology Shopping List: the Basics

November 18, 2014

As Sam Glover from Lawyerist says, “choosing a laptop and selecting a document scanner aren’t covered in law school.” With that in mind, he has compliled a list to get solos starting, from hardware to software, here are some ideas for setting up your new practice. Click here to read the full article.     […]

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