Practice Management

By Guest Blogger,Melanie Fischer The question, “Can solo attorneys work successfully from a home office?” might seem simple to answer. Of course they can. But when you stop and really think about it, the answer to this question might not be as straightforward as it originally appears. Technically, solo attorneys can work from home if […]

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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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More lawyers are using services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, Apple’s iCloud and Microsoft’s OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive). How do they compare? Are they secure? How much do they cost? Join us as Phil Shuey discusses the pros and cons of the front runners and shows you how they can make you more efficient while […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Has the idea of retirement crossed your mind recently? As the owner of a solo law firm, you may be contemplating retirement, but are reluctant to move forward because the prospect of selling or shutting down your firm seems overly complex, stressful, and challenging. You want to retire, but you […]

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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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