By Paul Miller Approximately 10 years ago, Avvo launched its lawyer ranking system and legal information database. This has caused some dismay in the legal community. Many attorneys don’t like Avvo for a handful of reasons: They never signed up for Avvo, yet they’re on the site; the ranking system is spurious; Avvo salespeople keep […]


By Doug Striker The 2017 Aderant “Business of Law and Legal Technology” Survey recently came out and it was fascinating. One of its top findings? Efficiency is key to success in an ever-competitive marketplace. (Hey wait… hasn’t someone you know been saying that for a long time? Oh yeah… me!) In fact, the first finding […]


Casemaker Tips and Tricks for November

November 14, 2017

Each month we will be bringing you a few tips and tricks for making your research with Casemaker that much more efficient. This month — archived session laws, saving searches, emailing documents, and more.  For more Casemaker tips and tricks follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and via the Casemaker blog. Go to Subsection The Go To Subsection option […]

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Today’s LMS: SUV of the Tech World

November 9, 2017

By Doug Striker I was watching a commercial for an SUV the other day and laughed out loud at all the imagery they used to describe the vehicle’s capabilities: luxurious-looking date nights, kids hauling stinky sports gear, babies safely tucked away like chrysalises, and supremely messy, dangerous, off-road adventures. Will a family of 5 ever […]

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How I Practice: Amy Symons

November 7, 2017

Ever wonder how fellow attorneys make it through their day? Are there tips and tricks you wish you knew? We have interviewed solos from across the state to share their hard-earned lessons that might help you practice too. Next in our “How I Practice” series, meet Amy Symons. Amy is a Colorado native who earned […]

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Automated On-Boarding: Bye-Bye Zombie Apocalypse, Hello Ready-to-Work Recruits!

November 2, 2017

By Doug Striker, Ohhhhhhh, lookee there! It’s a fresh new crop of attorneys joining the firm! Aren’t they cute in their wide-eyed excitement over the cases they’ll handle, the team of Cracker Jack attorneys they’re joining, the new suits they bought… But someone’s got to train them in the “Ways of The Firm.” And this […]

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November Solo Small Firm Networking Events

October 31, 2017

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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October’s Best of the Blogs

October 26, 2017

We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month. Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good. Quick Tips Master Your Keyboard — Learn The Function Keys 5 Useful iPhone Apps For Lawyers Casemaker Tips and […]

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Today’s Legal Secretaries Have Earned the Right to Receive High-Quality Training

October 24, 2017

Today’s Legal Secretaries Have Earned the Right to Receive High-Quality Training By Doug Striker, CEO, Savvy Training & Consulting Recently, I’ve been hearing and reading reports about “robot-proof jobs.” Everybody is freaking out that their job may someday disappear thanks to advanced technologies. But there’s one profession in which that difficult transition is happening right […]

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Finding Clients: 3 Strategies for Solo Attorneys

October 19, 2017

Finding Clients: 3 Strategies for Solo Attorneys As an attorney working on your own, there’s no doubt that you’re wearing a number of hats when it comes to managing and growing your solo law practice. And for many solo attorneys, the marketing and sales hat is the most difficult one to don. How are you […]

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