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Wouldn’t it be nice if owning and operating a solo law practice was easy? As a solo attorney, you are not necessarily faced with the same exact hurdles that you might have while working for a large law firm. However, as the owner of a small law firm, you must constantly face and overcome specific […]


4 Effective Automation Tools to Funnel Clients into Your Solo Practice

November 18, 2015

By Gabriel Levin for the DBA YLD Blog As a new lawyer with a solo practice, everyone is likely impressing the importance of networking upon you. Networking is important, and it’s an imperative part of your overall marketing plan, but it isn’t everything. Hopefully by now you’ve got a website in place. Your site is […]

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Opening a Small Firm – How to Survive the First Three Years

November 12, 2015

“Starting a law firm isn’t easy. The first three years are the toughest. I opened my employment firm three years ago and it has certainly been a wild ride. Looking back, I realize now that most solo lawyers can survive on their own with a plan and a little bit of luck. But if you’re […]

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Advanced Casemaker Search Techniques Seminar – Now Online

November 10, 2015

The Advanced Casemaker Search Techniques seminar/webinar from last week is now online. If you have used Casemaker, the CBA’s free legal research member benefit and you are ready to learn advanced search techniques, this is your chance!  Robert Linz, Associate Director & Head of Public Services at the University of Colorado School of Law William […]

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How Many Hours a Week Does a Solo Attorney Work?

November 6, 2015

There is no definitive answer to the question, “How many hours a week does a solo attorney work?” This is primarily due to the fact that a solo attorney can choose to work as many or as few hours as he or she desires in any given week. Just about any attorney who has worked […]

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Why a Mobile-Friendly Law Firm Website is Essential

November 4, 2015

By Guest Blogger, Austen Lott  In 2016, it is predicted that over half of all traffic on law firm websites will come from mobile devices. And, in 2014 there were already 4.3 billion mobile users globally. If your law firm’s website is not mobile-friendly, then your law firm is missing out on a large part […]

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Office 365 vs. the Others—Tech Tuesday Webinar Now Online

November 3, 2015

Last week’s Tech Tuesday webinar is now online. Have you wondered how Office 365 differs from other versions of Office? CBA member Barb Cashman explains how she’s using Office 365 in her practice in this complimentary webinar from our monthly Tech Tuesdays series.

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To Be or Not to Be

November 2, 2015

“Is”, “is.” “is”—the idiocy of the word haunts me. If it were abolished, human thought might begin to make sense. I don’t know what anything “is”; I only know how it seems to me at this moment. — Robert Anton Wilson,   Would you like to clarify your thinking? Improve your writing? Impress women (or guys) […]

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November Solo Small Firm Networking Meetings

October 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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