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 […]


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.     […]


Marketing Tips for Your Solo Law Firm

November 14, 2014

By Guest Blogger Melanie Fischer You have a law degree. You have office space. You have furniture. You have a computer, software and subscriptions. You have a legal assistant or paralegal. You are a member of your local bar association. What else could you possibly need? You need a marketing plan. As a solo attorney, […]

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Casemaker—Overview of New Features and Insider Tips

November 12, 2014

Check out this informative article on the new features of Casemaker by Wanda J. McDavid in the November issue of The Colorado Lawyer. Below is a little preview… Casemaker, the online legal research library that’s free to CBA members, is often cited by members as the number one membership benefit. On May 1, 2014, the CBA […]

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Earn Free CLE Credits By Reading October Issues of The Colorado Lawyer!

November 7, 2014

The end of a CLE reporting year is coming up, and as a reminder, each October issue of The Colorado Lawyer has selected articles that qualify for CLE credit. The links are below. Click on “CLE Credits and Test Information” in each issue for the particulars. Credit for reading articles is granted for two years […]

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Should Solo Attorneys Hire a Virtual Receptionist?

November 4, 2014

By Guest Blogger Melanie Fischer Most solo attorneys wish they had a full-time receptionist on staff to answer the office phone every time it rings. But due to budget restrictions and/or lack of office space, many solo law firms operate as a one-person shop. The attorney does it all. In many solo law firms, if […]

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November Solo Small Firm Networking Meetings

November 3, 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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Complimentary Casemaker Training—Monday, Nov. 3

October 30, 2014

Join us for the next complimentary Casemaker Training – Monday, Nov 3 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. To register, please RSVP to or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727, and specify whether you plan to attend in person or via webcast. CLE credit is available and all seminars will be held in the CLE small classroom. […]

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Practical Tips for Young Solo Attorneys

October 17, 2014

By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Thinking about opening your own solo law firm? If so, you’re likely feeling excited, overwhelmed, nervous and optimistic – all at the same time. Some attorneys decide early in their career to open a solo law firm. As a young attorney, going this route can seem like a risky step. […]

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Want a Website for $200 or Less? Follow Solo in Colo’s WordPress Website Project

October 9, 2014

In the coming weeks, tech guru Matt Willson and I will launch our WordPress Website Project to show fellow attorneys that they can create their own website and it doesn’t have to break the bank. The goal of this project is, among other things, to show solo and small firm attorneys the new developments in […]

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