Practice of Law

By Guest Blogger, Shauna Itri  The federal False Claims Act, codified at 31 U.S.C. 3729, et seq. and pendent state False Claims Acts, (collectively “FCAs”) places power within the hands of private citizens to file a lawsuit if they have knowledge of fraud or dishonesty in transactions with the government. The citizens that bring a […]

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Each year, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) sponsors World IP Day as a unique opportunity to join with others around the globe to consider how IP contributes to the flourishing of music and the arts and to driving the technological innovation that helps shape our world.  With this year’s theme, “Movies: A Global Passion,” […]

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What is Misclassification of Employees and why should you care? Because the US Department of Labor just announced it will fine and seek damages from any employer that incorrectly classifies its employees – no more warnings.  Every lawyer who either has employees or advises businesses with employees must recognize these new issues. This program examines […]

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Carlos Migoya Vimeo from Colorado Bar Association on Vimeo. After graduating from the University of Denver (DU) Sturm College of Law in 2004, Carlos Migoya started his own practice from his best friend’s basement. That bold endeavor has since proven to be a great choice – The Migoya Law Firm LLC is a successful solo […]

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Do you have clients with foreign spouses or employees? Or do you have foreign clients?  It may be advantageous for you to know more about immigration law to better serve your own clients or refer them to an attorney who specializes in immigration law. Immigration law is one of the most complex areas of law […]

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Tech Tuesdays: Document Assembly for the Rest of Us with Hank Vanderhage from Colorado Bar Association on Vimeo.

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Does your client need to file bankruptcy? Do you suspect the other party is agreeing to take the martial debt and just file bankruptcy? Learn how to protect your clients’ interest when bankruptcy is an issue in divorce. Beyond child support and maintenance, learn what is dischargeable and what is not dischargeable and how to […]

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Receive a complimentary emailed subscription to Law Practice Today—the ABA Law Practice Management Section’s monthly webzine. It brings you the most current information and trends, in the legal industry, by delivering anecdotes from professionals in the field of law. Click here to view the August 2013 edition. To sign up, email Sue Bertram.

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I recently made the decision to move my practice to southwest Colorado, to a rural town named Pagosa Springs.  A couple of older attorneys had recently become unable to practice in the town and the one remaining solo practitioner here, who is in his late 70s, had been talking me into moving for about a […]

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When I graduated in May 2011, I was extremely discouraged by the lack of prospects in the job market and I wasn’t sure where to turn. Whenever I asked experienced attorneys what I should do, it seemed that their answer was always to hang my own shingle.  This was an unpalatable suggestion at the time – how […]

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