Practice of Law

The grey light slanted in through the thin spaces between decrepit Victorians and glared against my supervising attorney’s dirty windshield as we rolled through one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in West Oakland, California. We knocked on the door that was the last known address of our client. Baby Momma peered at us with one […]

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We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month. Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good one. Quick Tips Using AutoText to deal with repetitive text from Legal Office Guru 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for […]

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Professor John Lande, who recently retired as the Isidor Loeb Professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, wrote My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers. Some of the advice in this article is specifically for law students, but most of it is about good lawyering.  Here are some highlights. […]

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From the CBA Real Estate Law Section Fall-Winter Newsletter The Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (the “Act”), codified at 15 U.S.C. §1701 et seq., regulates the sale of “lots” that are marketed and sold through interstate commerce. Under the Act, lots in a subdivision offered for sale must be registered with the Consumer Financial […]

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The Advanced Casemaker Search Techniques seminar/webinar from last week is now online. If you have used Casemaker, the CBA’s free legal research member benefit and you are ready to learn advanced search techniques, this is your chance!  Robert Linz, Associate Director & Head of Public Services at the University of Colorado School of Law William […]

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First it was elementary school, then middle school, then high school, then college, and finally law school. After almost two decades in school, you are probably pretty excited to stop all the learning and begin working and making money! But as most people in any profession know, the learning process never ends. No matter how […]

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When it comes to standing out from the crowd as a new solo attorney, one of the most important factors is differentiation. How are you different from every other solo attorney that practices in the same area of law as you do? Many sought-after solo attorneys have developed an effective marketing strategy that promotes their […]

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      Join us for one of our upcoming complimentary Casemaker trainings. Monday, Aug. 3, 10–11:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 10–11:30 a.m. To register, please RSVP to lunches@cobar.org and confirm whether you plan to attend in person or via webcast. There is no charge for the Casemaker trainings. CLE credit is available and all […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director Get Found—Update Your Listing Today Another benefit of membership—the CBA’s online Find A Lawyer Directory is now mobilized and responsive to any device type, making it easy for potential clients to access and search. Advanced search options enable people to find you by section, committee, or local bar membership, as […]

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By Reba Nance—CBA LPM Director It’s becoming more difficult to tell if a link is legitimate. Here are a few things you can do to make it less likely that you will infect your computer by clicking on an unsafe link. Keep your antimalware/antivirus software up-to-date. Make sure your software is set to auto update […]

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