The DBA and CBA’s new co-working space called STRATUM, is gaining attention as a great affordable alternative working space for solos.  Click here to read the article. If you haven’t already, stop by the CBA offices to check out STRATUM, a members-only working space for lawyers. STRATUM gives members a stronger sense of community and […]


By default, Microsoft Word tries to save new documents in your “My Documents” folder on your C drive. Using the same logic, when you click on “open” to open an existing document, it assumes the document is saved in the “My Documents” folder. Many people (if not the majority) want to save documents somewhere other […]


Successful coaching for lawyers is a process

July 10, 2014

By Guest Blogger, Janet Ellen Raasch More than ever before, lawyers are expected to develop new business for themselves and their law firms. Some lawyers are naturals at business development. Many others, however, have no idea how to start. Business development was not part of the traditional law-school curriculum. As a result, law firm marketers […]

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An Ethical Practice in Today’s Electronic World

July 7, 2014

Excerpt from the July/August issue of  The Docket, the Denver Bar Association’s monthly publication A funny thing happened on the way to my law office. Everything changed. When I first began practicing law, there were some attorneys to whom I wrote detailed, long-hand, cursive letters. Granted, these attorneys were not from my generation, but I […]

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Complimentary Casemaker Training—Monday, July 7

July 2, 2014

Join us for the next complimentary Casemaker Training – Monday, July 7 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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Tip of the Week from the LPM Department—Free Hiking and Walking Apps

June 30, 2014

Time to take a break from the office and enjoy the weather! Summer is prime hiking season, and below are some apps that make it easier than ever to find great trails and help you keep track of hikes. If you’re not the hiking type, you can use a couple of these to simply keep […]

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July Solo Small Firm Networking Meetings

June 26, 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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The Importance of Social Media Marketing

June 19, 2014

By Matthew Aguero In some ways, the internet has leveled the playing field for businesses of all sizes. With a well-planned and well-executed online strategy, a small business can be competitive in almost any industry. Many lawyers, however, are resistant to change and have not embraced recent technology. This resistance is especially strong when it […]

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From June’s Law Practice Management Newsletter—CBA’s Find a Lawyer Directory

June 18, 2014

By Reba Nance The number one call we receive from the public is “I need a lawyer.” What if you could put yourself in front of the public every time they called the CBA to ask for the name of a lawyer? And what if the Find a Lawyer Directory would come up on top […]

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Casemaker Has Gone Mobile!

June 12, 2014

Casemaker’s app for the Android, iPhone, and iPad is available and simple to use. Just follow these easy instructions: Enter Casemaker from the CBA’s website, and follow the Available Mobile Application link. Complete the form to receive your reference code. Download the Casemaker App from your mobile device’s app store. (Find the app by searching […]

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