Practice of Law

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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The Colorado Judicial Branch continues with its rollout of e-filing for criminal cases this year.  Criminal e-filing is now live and mandatory in Adams and Broomfield counties as of March 2, 2015.  Click here to access the 17th’s mandatory e-filing order and a flyer with frequently asked questions about criminal e-filing.  Click here to follow […]

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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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Join us for the next complimentary Casemaker Training – Monday, Feb. 2 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. To register, please RSVP to lunches@cobar.org or call 303-860-1115, ext. 727, and specify whether you plan to attend in person or via webcast. CLE credit is available and all seminars will be held in the CLE small classroom, […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer The Colorado Bar Association recently aired a webinar entitled Trust Account Basics for the benefit of attorneys practicing law in the state of Colorado. The webinar was presented by Ms. Reba Nance, Director, Law Practice and Risk Management at the Colorado Bar Association. The webinar covered the topic of COLTAF […]

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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 […]

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By Guest Blogger Melanie Fischer If you are considering opening a solo law practice, you have undoubtedly pondered whether you should buy an existing law practice or start your own from scratch. There are certainly pros and cons to both options, and one choice is not necessarily better than the other. Before deciding which option […]

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By Guest Blogger, Melanie Fischer Thinking about opening your own solo law firm? If so, you’re likely feeling excited, overwhelmed, nervous and optimistic – all at the same time. Some attorneys decide early in their career to open a solo law firm. As a young attorney, going this route can seem like a risky step. […]

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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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