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. […]
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 […]
By Laura Liss For lawyers both new and experienced, there will come a time when a client wishes to pursue something you have advised against. This time came for me in late September. In the situation I faced, I was to help a new client review and evaluate certain franchise disclosure documents, similar to what […]
This could be my all-time favorite tip. We often use email to ask someone to send us something, or check on something and get back to us, etc. Sending the email is the easy part. The hard part is keeping track of what you asked for and when, and then remembering to follow up when […]
Tech Tuesdays: Document Assembly for the Rest of Us with Hank Vanderhage from Colorado Bar Association on Vimeo.
Discussion includes income tax rates of the self employed including the new 2013 rates, advantages and disadvantages of S-corporations, as well as the benefits of having your office and home together. Income Tax Benefits for Small Law Firms from Colorado Bar Association on Vimeo.
The Mesopotamians were known to have bartered as early as 6000 B.C. The system of bartering continues to this day. However, except for situations such as exchanging stock in a company for services, lawyers traditionally have done little (if any) bartering with clients. From 2006 to 2009, I began seeing articles and receiving calls from […]
There are times when we’ve all wished we could print a copy of what is showing on our computer screen. If you’ve ever tried pressing the Print Screen key on your keyboard, you know that nothing happens. This video will show you how to capture and save a copy of whatever is on your computer […]
by Laura Liss When I “went solo” last summer, straight out of law school, some of the immediate benefits included giving me an identity and a purpose. However, the hard work and the “what I wished I knew then” list has grown. I don’t regret my choice, and here are three of the kernels of […]
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