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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By Melanie Fischer, Guest Blogger Are you thinking about starting a career as a solo attorney? Or, are you thinking about changing the focus of your existing solo law practice? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you surely realize the importance of concentrating on an area of law that interests you and […]

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From February’s Law Practice Management Newsletter—Forms2Share and Tech Tuesdays is today!

February 24, 2015

Forms2Share by Reba Nance – LPM Department Director Wouldn’t you love free law practice management forms? Well, I have some good news! The CBA and the Mile High Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) have officially launched the new Forms2Share project. Forms2Share is a collection of law practice management forms that have been submitted […]

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Marketing Brings Success For Small Firms—From Law Week Colorado

February 23, 2015

The CBA’s Solo Small Firm Section Chair Phil Shuey,  was quoted in last week’s issue of Law Week Colorado, on the role of marketing in the success of small firms. “Phil Shuey, a solo practitioner and chair of the Colorado Bar Association’s solo and small firm section, said conventional advertising is, for the most part, […]

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A Day in the Life of a Small Firm Attorney—Complimentary Webinar Series

February 23, 2015

LexisNexis will be hosting a complimentary three-part, non-CLE accredited webinar series beginning in March, for small law firm attorneys and attorneys who want to start their own law firm. Session 1: A Day in the Life of a Small Firm Attorney—Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Wednesday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. The […]

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Tip of the Week from the LPM Department—Newly Revised Self-Audit Checklist

February 19, 2015

The Office of Attorney Regulation has just posted their newly revised self-audit checklist. Patterned after one used in Washington State based on Nancy Byerly Jones’ book Easy Self-Audits for The Busy Law Office, it is a great resource to identify strengths and weaknesses in your office management practices. Categories include Technology, Professional Practice, Financial Recordkeeping […]

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Forms2Share—Law Practice Management Forms on the CBA Website

February 17, 2015

Free and Organized by Category! The Colorado Bar Association and the Mile High Chapter of Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) have officially launched the new Forms2Share project. What is Forms2Share? It is a collection of law practice management forms that have been submitted by individual CBA attorney members and law firms.  The database will include […]

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New Data Added to Casemaker

February 16, 2015

Casemaker has now added the decisions of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to the federal library. They have started with the 2015 data and will be working backwards to add the others as well as keeping them up to date. The decisions are found in the Federal Materials listing under Patent Trials and […]

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Tech Tuesdays—Google Voice and other VOIP Options—February 24

February 13, 2015

Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) allows telephone calls to be placed and received through your internet connection instead of a landline. Therefore, your telephone service is not dependent on a telephone plugged into a wall. Calls can be placed and received anywhere you have an internet connection. Google Voice is basically a telephone forwarding and […]

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Next Wolf Pack Meeting—Wednesday, February 25

February 12, 2015

W.O.L.F. Pack (Women Owned Law Firms) — Quarterly networking events for women who own (or are thinking about starting) their own law firms. Meetings are held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Denver Tea Room, 1165 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80210 (new address!). Tickets are $20 per person (plus tax and gratuity), which include […]

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