Practice Management

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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As part of the Colorado Bar Association’s goal to be essential to your practice, we are excited to announce that effective May 1, all of Casemaker’s premium services are FREE to CBA members—an additional value of $450 per year! These premium services include Casecheck+, which works like Shephard’s® and KeyCites® to notify you instantly of […]

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The days of VPN, desktop practice management software, and ftp file sharing have given way to online applications like Google Apps, Dropbox and online practice management solutions. Fast, cost-effective, and easy-to-use, law firms of all sizes are moving to cloud-based systems to run their operations. How secure is a cloud-based system, however? Join Doug Edmunds, […]

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By Guest Blogger, Janet Ellen Raasch An older lawyer wants a younger lawyer to return phone calls.  The younger lawyer wants the older to return texts.  An older lawyer wants to interact face-to-face.  The younger lawyer wants to interact electronically.  An older lawyer wants to see a younger lawyer well-dressed and at his or her […]

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The CBA Committee for Balanced Legal Careers will hold a complimentary program on April 29 where attorneys with experience obtaining work-life balance will provide a brief presentation, followed by structured mentoring, to allow attendees to ask their own questions. Come and enjoy a free beer and learn how to find some balance! Click here for […]

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By Guest Blogger, Loretta Ruppert There is no denying the cloud is having its moment in the legal industry. While some attorneys claim to be “die hard” cloud proponents, others aren’t as convinced. In order to determine where attorneys’ perceptions stand on the issue, LexisNexis recently conducted survey titled: Cloud Technology in the Legal Industry. […]

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Learn the basics of legal accounting and how to better manage your funds. Learn about report and reconciliation issues surrounding trust accounts, how to pick and integrate the best accounting tools for your practice, and the steps to prepare your tax return for your firm’s income. Join us for this complimentary webinar presented by member […]

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March 11 SMART Report

by Alexa Drago on March 20, 2014

On Tuesday, March 11, more than 30 solo and small firm lawyers met to talk about “How to Grow My Business and Not Lose My Mind.”  The forum was dubbed “SMART,” an acronym for Solo Management Attorney Resource Teams program. “The event facilitated a unique opportunity for like-minded attorneys to connect and speak without judgment […]

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On March 11th, the first SMART Program will be held at the CBA CLE offices. SMART (Solo Management Attorney Resource Team) will be a quarterly program geared toward experienced solo or small firm members who are looking for ways to improve their practice; specifically those who have been practicing for 6 months to one year. […]

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The Solo-Small Firm Networking Holiday Party was held on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Warwick Hotel. The event was held for members of the CBA Solo-Small Firm Practice Section. Solo and small firms make up about 65% of all Colorado attorneys. This section focuses on dealing with the nuts […]

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