Practice Management

Data security, privacy protection, and information governance are inextricably linked to the attorney-client relationship. Attorney-client privilege does not immunize a law firm from adhering to standard best practices and compliance for securing legal data. Lawyers must overcome the aversion to technology and understand that protecting data is not just the IT department’s responsibility, but that […]

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 The Commission on Women in the Profession and the ABA Law Practice Division’s Women Rainmakers Committee invite you to develop your GRIT & GROWTH mindset. This local program workshop will help you learn how a GRIT & GROWTH mindset can help women professionals overcome obstacles and barriers in the workplace that hold them back. Join […]

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The legal profession is currently undergoing significant change, and the business model is transforming. Clients are pushing back against traditional law firm business practices, and demanding greater efficiency in budgeting and case management. Mark Lassiter, attorney and founder of Lex Projex™ explains why it’s so important to take the time to develop streamlined processes, even […]

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Check Out ABA 2015 TECHSHOW’s “60 Sites in 60 Minutes” Arguably one of the most popular programs at TECHSHOW every year is “60 Sites in 60 Minutes,” and this year’s session was no different! This year’s session was held on Saturday, April 18, in Chicago. They just posted the list of websites here. Some sites […]

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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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While a transition from hourly billing to fixed fees may seem like a daunting task, it really doesn’t need to be. Lee Rosen shares his experience and lessons learned when shifting the Rosen Law Firm to fixed fees. Flat fees are not without their downside, but with a little legwork and careful planning you can […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director With everything there is to keep track of, many of us don‘t find out about adopted or proposed rule changes in a timely manner. Unforuntately, there are times when the change has been in effect for a while—sometimes with negative consequences. Fortunately for us, CBA CLE keeps up-to-date on adopted […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Emergencies, accidents and illnesses are never planned. But they happen periodically, and there may be very little you can do to prevent them. Knowing that you are not exempt from the possibility of an unexpected crisis that would require you to be away from your office for a significant period […]

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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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