Practice Management

By LPM Department Director, Reba Nance Spring Cleaning and Organizing Today is the first day of Spring, and that means it’s a good time to take a fresh look at your personal space. Whether it’s a complete overhaul, or just a little sprucing up, it’s always helpful to reorganize. Start by taking a fresh look […]

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Join “The Lawyer Coach” Debra Bruce tomorrow—Thursday, March 26 at noon—to learn how to increase satisfaction in your law practice. There’s always room for improvement – sometimes we get stuck in our ways and it’s hard to see how to better our practice and ourselves. Introducing Debra Bruce, a.k.a the Lawyer Coach. Debra draws on […]

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Join us for the next presentation in the Small Firms Big Success series on Monday, March 9 at noon at the CBA CLE, 1900 Grant Street, 3rd Floor. Not only will you learn about the 2014 tax rates, including Social Security, you’ll also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of the S-corporation for your solo/small […]

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New Data Added to Casemaker

by Alexa Drago on 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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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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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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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer It’s not uncommon for professionals in any industry to be the victim of a non-paying client. When a client doesn’t pay a bill, it can be difficult to decide how to handle the situation. Should you sue the client for the amount owed? Should you negotiate with the client and […]

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Paste Special is an incredibly handy tool I use frequently. We all use cut and paste when drafting documents. It is handy to be able to grab text from a website (or anywhere else), copy it, and then put it into your Word documents. Nine times out of ten, though, the text you’ve copied into […]

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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 Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer The Colorado Bar Association recently aired a webinar entitled Trust Account Basics for the benefit of attorneys practicing law in the state of Colorado. The webinar was presented by Ms. Reba Nance, Director, Law Practice and Risk Management at the Colorado Bar Association. The webinar covered the topic of COLTAF […]

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