Calling all Solo Small Firm Section Members! Are you looking for a way to become more involved in the Solo Small Firm Section? Well, now is your chance! The Solo Small Firm Section is accepting nominations (self-nominations) for the 2017-2018 Executive Council. The Solo Small Firm Section is governed by a Council of 12 people […]

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If you wake up in the morning feeling stress, anxiety, or gloom about what the day has in store for you, you might be experiencing burnout. People can feel burnout in just about any aspect of their life. It’s possible to experience personal burnout, emotional burnout, or physical burnout. When it’s related to your job, […]

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Getting Clients: For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over — March 30

March 17, 2017

It’s always on your mind, right? “How can I get more clients?” Merrilyn Astin Tarlton, author of the new book Getting Clients – For Lawyers Starting Out or Starting Over has the answer. She brings over 30 years of helping lawyers to build successful practices to an hour of fast-paced tips and tricks to this […]

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How and When to Hire Your First Employee or Independent Contractor

March 15, 2017

Are you ready to hire someone to answer your phones, keep your office organized, manage your calendar, handle your accounts payable and receivable, and/or assist with any other work-related task? Most solo attorneys could benefit from at least a little bit of extra help at the office. But hiring is not necessarily an easy process. […]

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Small Firm

March 9, 2017

By Sara Sharp and Christina Saunders It’s that time of year again. The New Year frenzy is settling down, and we are already well into the second quarter of 2017. There is no better time than the present to dust off your policies and procedures and take a fresh a look at your company’s legal […]

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How Law Firms Can Convert More Leads into Invested Clients: Better Skills Produce Better Results

March 7, 2017

By Guest Blogger, Liz Wendling Law firms are always looking for ways to attract more prospects through lead generation and marketing. The next, and most important, step is to convert these prospects into invested clients through lead conversion and sales. Unfortunately, many firms are not raining the profits that they could be because of one […]

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Modern Law Practice Initiative — A Win-Win for Lawyers and Clients

March 2, 2017

By Guest Blogger, Erika Holmes The CBA’s Modest Means Task Force has been renamed – the Modern Law Practice Initiative! “Why the new name?” you ask. The reason for the name change is two-fold: first, to stop the misperception that this type of law practice only helps poor people, and second, to develop a moniker […]

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February’s Best of the Blogs

February 28, 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 one. Quick Tips Six Productivity Hacks Keeping Your Calendar Under Control Five Tips for Small Firms Tips For Resting […]

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March Solo Small Firm Networking Events

February 24, 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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Is Business Slow? Don’t Worry… There’s Still Plenty to Do

February 22, 2017

When business is booming, it can be difficult (if not impossible) to imagine that things might slow down in the future. However, anyone who owns a business, no matter the industry, is keenly aware that there are typically busy times of year and slow times of year. The legal profession is no exception. Unfortunately, it […]

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